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Oregon 2022 short legislative session adjourns

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
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  Oregon lawmakers adjourned the 2022 short legislative session on Friday after passing various legislation. Bills passed include overtime pay for farmworkers, $600 stimulus payments for low-income workers and a $400 million spending package focused on affordable housing a... Read more

Gas prices at near record highs in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
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  Gas prices in the Portland area are at near record highs and are expected to keep climbing due to the Russian invasion of ukraine. According to AAA Oregon/Idaho, last week the Oregon average price for regular gas rose $0.05 from $3.98 to $4.03/gallon. Russia is one of t... Read more

Judge blocks Oregon's ban on real estate 'love letters'

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
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  A federal judge blocked Oregon's ban on real estate “love letters” on Friday. District Judge Marco Hernández granted a preliminary injunction that prohibits Oregon from enforcing a law against “love letters” to home sellers. The judge said HB 2550 likely violates the Fir... Read more

Warming shelters open in Portland ahead of freezing weather

Airs at: Tue, 02/22/2022 at 5:00pm
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  Temperatures in the Portland area are forecasted to drop several degrees below freezing in the coming days. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared states of emergency ahead of the cold weather. The declarations will remain in effec... Read more

Airbnb to start an experiment in Oregon aimed at curbing rental discrimination

Airs at: Tue, 01/04/2022 at 5:00pm
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    Vacation rental company Airbnb announced on Tuesday that hosts in Oregon will soon be blocked from initially seeing the full name of guests, in an experiment aimed at curbing discrimination against Black travelers. For two years, starting Jan. 31, vacation landlords i... Read more

Oregon Wildfires Update

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 11:00am
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The Riverside Fire, which is the fire currently burning southeast of Estacada and east of Molalla. The northwest edge of the fire is about 30 miles southeast of Portland. It is at 135,000 acres at this point. There are now 385 personnel assigned to the fire, including dozen... Read more

COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Airs at: Fri, 07/10/2020 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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These are the news headlines for Friday, July 10. I’m Lisa Loving.   Early this morning an African American man was shot to death in Portland, in an apparent bias crime. Social media reports by family members of Dominique Dunn say that Dunn was out with friends when a whit... Read more

COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Airs at: Fri, 07/10/2020 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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These are the news headlines for Friday, July 10. I’m Lisa Loving.   Early this morning an African American man was shot to death in Portland, in an apparent bias crime. Social media reports by family members of Dominique Dunn say that Dunn was out with friends when a whit... Read more

News Update for 6/26/20

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 4:00pm
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Early this month Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler gave city employees the option to take bereavement leave to cope with the deaths of African Americans killed by law enforcement and white supremacists.  The Oregonian reports today that 295 Portland employees have filed for 40 ho... Read more

COVID-19 Update 6/9/20

Airs at: Tue, 06/09/2020 at 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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This is the Tuesday afternoon KBOO news update for June ninth, 2020. In Minneapolis yesterday, ex-police officers Derek Chauvin, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao faced a judge for a bail hearing.  Chauvin, who is charged with second-degree murder, was assessed one million... Read more