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Airs at: Wed, 01/26/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:00pm.

A deeper look behind the day's top stories

KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression or social change.

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News In Depth on 01/25/22

Airs at: Tue, 01/25/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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News In Depth on 01/24/22

Airs at: Mon, 01/24/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Survey offers Portlanders a chance to weigh in on new government structures

Airs at: Thu, 01/20/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Portland has a form of government that is unique for both major cities, and the modern era. It’s a commission style of government, where the mayor has extra power and all the commissioners are elected in at-large elections, meaning the whole city votes for them. Most oth... Read more

Oregon Faith leaders condemn restrictive abortion bans

Airs at: Wed, 12/01/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Today, as the U.S. Supreme Court heard Mississippi’s case to ban abortion after 15 weeks and potentially overturn Roe, Oregon faith leaders held a press conference at Congregation Beth Israel to publicly denounce Mississippi’s law and other state bans. In this multi-fait... Read more

NxNE Community Health Center welcomes first Black Medical Director, Dr. Gina Guillaume

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  North by Northeast Community Health Center is Oregon's only medical climic devoted to Black and African American health. On November 17th, they welcomed Dr. Gina Guillaume, as the clinic's new Medical Director, the first Black doctor to fill that role.  Dr. Guillaume sp... Read more

Climate change means your chances of getting sick from eating shellfish go up

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Lyf Gildersleeve, the owner of Flying Fish Seafood recently wrote an opinion piece with the Shellfish Growers Climate Coalition about the hazards of climate change in the fishing industry, and how the Build Back Better Act might address it. In the article, titled Our Oc... Read more

Questioning the role of intercontinental ballistic missiles

Airs at: Tue, 11/09/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Intercontinental ballistic missiles are a vital part of the U.S. nuclear arsenal. According to some critics of U.S. policy, they pose a major threat to the survival of the planet. William Hartung is the director of the Arms and Security Program at the Center for Interna... Read more

Ocean Blue Project pushes beach microplastic removal into the future

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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  Microplastics are, like their name suggests, small, and they can be easy to miss. But they have a big impact on waterways and fisheries. The Ocean Blue Project is a non-profit that works on microplastic clean up projects and recovering them from sandy beaches. It's grown... Read more

COP 26 is the last and best chance to halt the climate crisis, but greenwashing and stinginess threaten negotiations

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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  COP 26, or the 26th annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, is seen as the last credible opportunity to limit planetary warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.  COP 26 is happening now in Glasgow, and participating countries have to submit a Nat... Read more

David Hattner previews Portland Youth Philharmonic's 98th season opener

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
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Many of the in-person events we look forward to every year in Portland were canceled last year, or went online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, we have a very effective vaccine now, and hope for the future of live events. Several of my favorites, maybe yours too,... Read more