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Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 04/03/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/03/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Local musicians go online for Alberta Rose Theatre's Portland Music Stream series

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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The coronavirus pandemic has hit our local musicians and music venues here in Portland especially hard. And, as with many of us, they’re adapting to the demands of social distancing, and staying home, by going online. That’s the reason for the new Portland Music Stream seri... Read more

Global pandemic does not slow escalating tensions between the U.S. and Venezuela

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:30pm
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  While coronavirus is spreading across the world and worsening in the United States, President Trump took time from his Wednesday briefing to focus on Venezuela and its role in the coronavirus outbreak, as well as its response within its own borders. The administration al... Read more

Evening News on 04/02/20

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: One million have tested positive for COVID-19; Oregon's unemployment claims surpass another grim record; And, the federal stockpile of personal protective equipment for medical workers is running low. Read more

Peer-Run Harm Reduction Group Continues Outreach to Houseless Portlanders

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  Portland People's Outreach Project (PPOP) are a peer-run organization that provides a needle exchange and other harm-reduction services for Portland's houseless community. They are volunteers on the front lines of not just the struggle against our inequitable economic sy... Read more

Managing stress and health alike is important during the pandemic

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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  Pandemic stress is impacting everyone differntly, but the uncertainty in the future while under a stay home order can be tough to manage. Whether its financial stress, health stress, cabin fever, or being separated from loved ones, social distancing in the face of an unk... Read more

Evening News on 04/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: How to avoid potential COVID-19 scams; Newspapers around the country are cutting down print runs or shutting down completely; And in international news, governments around the globe exert more power, and some are worried they w... Read more

Humanitarian organization Mercy Corps Northwest continues work remotely

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2020 at 5:30pm
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  Coronavirus has hit hard around the globe, and Mercy Corps is there to help. The humanitarian organization works to alleviate poverty and suffering aroung the world, including in the Pacific Northwest. Recently, Mercy Corps local stores of personal protective equipment, ... Read more

Evening News on 03/31/20

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The number of coronavirus cases in Oregon and across the globe continues to rise; Schools are preparing for the possibility that students may not be able to return to the classroom for the rest of the school year; And, Democrat... Read more

Coronavirus' political implications include threats to turnout and institutional trust alike

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 5:30pm
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  Coronavirus has turned daily life upside down for most people, and its impact on elections and government has been just as dramatic. Many states have moved back their primary dates, changing the course of the Democratic presidential prinary. Governments at all levels, st... Read more