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Airs at: Thu, 02/20/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Evening News on 02/19/20

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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Evening News on 02/18/20

Airs at: Tue, 02/18/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: The Oregon House has passed various bills that will now head to the state Senate; The ACLU wants to stop ICE from deleting years of detainee records; And in international news, the United Nations is accusing Syria and Russia of ... Read more

Don't Shoot PDX clinics offer empowerment through legal counsel and expanded knowledge

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  Don’t Shoot Portland is a grassroots community advocacy network formed in 2014, which works through numerous pathways, be it activism, direct community education, or legislative policy, towards cultural change and ending systemic racial discrimination. Their activism and... Read more

Author Gayle Brandeis' new book gives voices to murdered young women of yore

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
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  Back in 16th century Hungary, the 'Countess Dracula,' or Countess Bathory, as was her real name, murdered by some estimates, 650 young women and girls, most of whom were servants. The Countess' peers in the noblity turned a blind eye to her crimes, and her victims have n... Read more

Evening News on 02/17/20

Airs at: Mon, 02/17/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this edition of the KBOO Evening News: Youth activists in Oregon rally at the Capitol in support of climate legislation; Virginia lawmakers have rejected a proposed ban on the sale of assault weapons; And in international news, anti-pipeline protests have shut down ... Read more

Lâm Quãng presents "A Stand Up Tragedy," and sits down to discuss his experience as a Vietnamese refugee and the power of storytelling

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  In a twist on the tradition of “stand up comedy, ” Astoria-based artist and Vietnamese refugee Lâm Quãng is creating a new show. It’s entitled “A Stand Up tragedy, a fireside chat with Lâm Quãng.” KBOO’S Althea Billings spoke with Quãng about his upcoming fireside chat, ... Read more

Evening News on 02/14/20

Airs at: Fri, 02/14/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
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  On this special Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: Governor Kate Brown and Oregon lawmakers push for investigations into West Linn Police following a racially motivated false arrest settlement; Cell phone video showing Jeremy Christian announcing intentio... Read more

Vera Violet by Melissa Anne Peterson

Airs at: Thu, 02/13/2020 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today, on this special Winter Membership Drive newscast, is Melissa Anne Peterson, author of the new novel Vera Violet from Counterpoint Press. Melissa grew up in the logging town of Shelton, Washington, and received her undergrad degree from The Evergre... Read more

Evening News on 02/13/20

Airs at: Thu, 02/13/2020 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  On this special Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: Republican and Democratic senators vote to restrain the President's powers; An Oregon senator pushes for impeachment reform; And Portland's mayor wants to hear from you on houselessness this evening. Read more

Beaverton City Council votes to put government restructure on May ballot

Airs at: Wed, 02/12/2020 at 5:30pm
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  Beaverton’s City Council voted Monday to add a major change to the city’s governmental structure on the May ballot. This measure would change the center of power in the city's governance, with the Council appointing a city manager to do the administrative work of the cit... Read more