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Airs at: Thu, 04/09/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Wisconsin forced to hold in-person primary despite pandemic; suppresses voter rights in the process

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
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  The state of Wisconsin held an in-person primary election today – despite a state-wide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus outbreak. Last night the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in with a five to four decision, which was highly criticized by dissenting judge Ruth Bade... Read more

Art contest gives kids a chance to express their feelings about the pandemic

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 5:15pm
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  With schools closing down all across the state and country, many parents are finding themselves taking on the role of teacher and finding new forms of entertainment for their children at home. Dr. Christopher Cirino, an Infectious Disease Specialist at Adventist Health ... Read more

Evening News on 04/07/20

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The number of cases of COVID-19 in Oregon and across the globe continues to grow; Inmates in Oregon prisons are suing government officials over their response to the coronavirus pandemic; And it has been reported that President... Read more

Evening News on 04/06/20

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the  KBOO Evening News: Confirmed cases and deaths due to COVID-19 continue to rise in Oregon and across the globe; States are donating ventilators to New York, the current epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus crisis; And some experts are warning that k... Read more

Evening News on 04/03/20

Airs at: Fri, 04/03/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News:  Governor Kate Brown has banned commercial evictions for 90 days; The state employment office has been overwhelmed by calls; And in national news, the CDC has called for face masks when in public. Read more

Local musicians go online for Alberta Rose Theatre's Portland Music Stream series

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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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
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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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