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Voices from the Edge on 04-15-10

Airs at: Thu, 04/15/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the k... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/08/10

Airs at: Thu, 04/08/2010 at 12:00am
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      What does peace mean to you? Oregon youth respond   In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answer... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/01/2010

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza discuss the Independent Police Review process. About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you... Read more

Diane Hess and The law, your Rights and Special Activities marking the Fair Housing Council’s 20th Anniversary

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Hosted by Lisa Loving Thousands of Oregonians are denied housing on the basis of race, class and religion every year. If it happens to you – what can you do? Host Lisa Loving and her guest Diane Hess of the Fair Housing Council of Oregon speak about the law, your rights a... Read more

Community Calendar, Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2010 at 12:00am
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KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2010 ******************* This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2010. EVERY Monday and Wednesday is the Books to Prisoners weekly mailing, from 5 to 8 pm, in the garage at the end of the driveway at... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 3/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spend... Read more

Community Calendar, Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2010 at 12:00am
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KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010 ******************* This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010. There is another opportunity to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Those born in the Year of the Tiger receive free admission to th... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/18/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/18/2010 at 12:00am
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Counting Heads: What's right and what's wrong with the 2010 census Its been happening every decade since 1790. As mandated by the constitution, the U.S. Census Bureau determines the population of the nation, the results used to allocate congressional seats, electoral votes ... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/11/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positioned... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 03/04/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/04/2010 at 12:00am
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One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming ... Read more