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Oregon Secretary of State candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner is a record setter in more ways than one, offering a variety of experience

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  Jamie McLeod-Skinner is running as a Democrat in the primary for Oregon Secretary of State this coming May.  McLeod-Skinner ran for Congress for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District in 2018 and set new records for Democratic turnout. This included winning two counties th... Read more

Lents renter survey demonstrates tenant vulnerabilities and insecurities

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 5:30pm
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  On Saturday, the results of a summertime survey of renters in the Lents neighborhood were announced. It found that while most households are stable-- in that the tenants haven’t moved recently-- they are worried and vulnerable. Limited budgets and possible rent increase... Read more

Evening News on 01/27/20

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Representative Rashida Tlaib visits Portland; The trial of Jeremy Chirstian is set to begin tomorrow; And the results of the Lents renter survey are announced, and tenants face significant housing insecurity. Read more

Evening News on 01/24/20

Airs at: Fri, 01/24/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The Portland Bureau of Transportation voices opposition to the proposed Rose Quarter I-5 expansion; The Jordan Cove natural gas pipeline permit in Coos Bay has been withdrawn; And we take a look at what happened today in impeach... Read more

Methamphetamine documentary director highlights the reasons behind addiction

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:45pm
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  Canadian paramedic and filmmaker Rodney Bodner is the producer and director of a recently released documentary entitled “Methamphetamine: Community Under Siege.” Bodner spoke with Melissa Hood about the goals of the film. Read more

Undocumented Oregon immigrants share their stories in "Dreams Deferred" at the Oregon Historical Society

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:30pm
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  Thousands of undocumented immigrants in Oregon have been living in the shadows. But now, as the Supreme Court may soon hear the DACA case this year, some are coming out and telling their stories. Many came to the U.S. when they were young, and have built their lives her... Read more

Renters survey promises to shed light on Portland's affordable housing problem

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:30pm
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  This weekend, the group Southeast Portland Renters in Action will present the results of their survey of renters in the Lents neighborhood. As Althea Billings reports, the results could become a tool for lawmakers to help low income renters from being priced out of their... Read more

Evening News on 01/23/20

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Breaking the law, burying the evidence: the accusations pile up in the impeachment trial of President Trump' The federal lawsuit on climate change that started in Oregon, is down, but not out; And new efforts to help stop local... Read more

Evening News on 01/22/20

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Shelter funding set to increase in Oregon; Farmworker protections get an update in Washington State; And in international news, the coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen in China. Read more

'Reclaim MLK Day' march attracts hundreds

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 5:15pm
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  In North Portland on Monday, several hundred people gathered for a ‘Reclaim MLK Day’ march organized by Don’t Shoot Portland and the local branch of Black Lives Matter. The march was led by children, who chanted,"Doctor King had a dream, I am that dream." KBOO was ther... Read more