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City Council Receives Report on Police Deadly Force without Public Testimony

Airs at: Fri, 02/16/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  TRANSCRIPT KBOO: Yesterday, Portland City Council—well, three-fifths of the council—was presented with a report on six police shootings. The report was investigated and written by the OIR Group out of Los Angeles, and included recommendations for increased accountabilit... Read more

KBOO News Poem: Trump Shoes

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
    A gaudy threat hangs over the Washington DC of our souls--KBOO News Poet Dan Raphael is on the scene. Read more

Sullivan's Gulch Feels Pressure from Loss of Parking Space

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    KBOO News speaks with Sullivan's Gulch resident Roberta Larch on the subject of parking in one of Portland’s older neighborhoods, which is feeling the pressures of new development and city zoning plans. Read more

Senate Immigration Debate Begins: Larry Kleinman

Airs at: Tue, 02/13/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Bill Resnick welcomes PCUN's co-founder Larry Kleinman to the KBOO studio to discuss the history of the fight for immigration rights and today's resistance movements.   from the New York Times: Senate Begins ‘Wild’ Week of Debate on Immigration, Outcome Unknown With th... Read more

Vision Action Network of Washington County

Airs at: Fri, 02/09/2018 at 9:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  On the next Beloved Community, John Shuck speaks with Glenn Montogomery. He is the executive director of  Vision Action Network.  The mission of Vision Action Network is "to engage stakeholders across sectors to collaboratively address critical issues in Washington Count... Read more

VA Police Shooting Victim Indicted on Multiple Charges

Airs at: Fri, 02/02/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A man shot in the chest by a Veterans Affairs Police officer in southern Oregon last Thursday, was indicted on multiple charges yesterday. According to a press release from the Jackson County District Attorney, the cop, who is still unnamed pending an internal VA investigat... Read more

Jackson County DA Charges Victim of Police Shooting at VA Facility

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Last Thursday, an officer with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs police shot Gilbert Matthew Negrete at a VA facility in White City, Oregon, just north of Medford. The thirty-four-year-old Negrete was driven to the facility for an appointment, where he reportedly bega... Read more

Dennis Peron: Rest In Peace

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
This week, it's part one of our interview with journalist Fred Gardner about the late YIPPIE! and social justice activist Dennis Peron, regarded as the Godfather of Medical Marijuana. Plus, we speak with a nurse about supervised injection sites. Portland People's Outreach ... Read more

Portland's African American Boys: How To Be An Ally

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Justice Rajee discusses his passion and advocacy for Black boys in Portland and the new course entitled: "Portland's African American Boys: How to be an Ally" this February at the Portland Underground Graduate School.  The course will focus on the past, present, and future ... Read more

Veteran's Affairs Police Shoot Man at Southern Oregon Facility

Airs at: Fri, 01/26/2018 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A veteran who may have been suffering from mental distress was shot by police at the Department of Veteran's Affairs' Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center in White City yesterday. At this time, little is known beyond the information released by the Jackson County Sherri... Read more