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Prison Volunteer Special

Airs at: Sun, 06/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
A Prison Pipeline Special! We looked at the Prison Volunteers of Oregon—we heard some of them speak, we heard messages from prisoners who appreciate the volunteers, and Ruth told about the process of becoming an official ID Badge holding volunteer. If you are thinking about... Read more

City Council report 6/10/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In today’s Portland City Council meeting, the council agreed to give twenty five thousand dollars to the Albina Ministerial Alliance to help support one hundred fifty survivors of Hurricane Katrina who relocated to Portland in 2005. The Council also approved nearly two hund... Read more

Aba Gayle

Airs at: Sun, 06/07/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Aba Gayle was Ruth's guest. She told the story of Maurice Bickham, an African American, born in 1917, served 38 years and is now an ordained minister. He was from the era of  Jim Crow laws, convicted of shooting two white law men, had his execution date set seven times, but... Read more

Heroes of the Past

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline looked at Memorial Day to remember more than the many military heroes of the past. We also had an update on the MOVE 9 who are still in prison. Read more

ICE protest mistreatment in Prison

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Immigration and Customs Enforcement prison in Tacoma Washington has asked the federal government for funding to increase the prison’s capacity. KBOO’s Sam Theobald went to a recent protest outside the facility, and brings us some of the sounds of the Mother’s Day Vig... Read more

The Forbidden Photos

May 18, 2009 Here are the photos your president doesn't want you to see. The photos are too large for me to upload -- just go have a look. -A   Read more

Killer Bread Gang

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Killer Bread Gang were Prison Pipeline guests. They talked about life in and out of prison, and played some music. Dave, the baker of Dave’s Killer Bread talked about his life and the bread business. Then Dave played lead guitar, while Ladd sang his original song “DNA”.... Read more

Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News

Blacque Butterfly

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Blacque Butterfly joins Ruth in the studio for a dazzling performance during our membership drive.   Read more

Rethinking Ballot Measure 11

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
As Oregon's economy continues to decline, lawmakers are faced with a growing budget gap and spiraling prisons costs driven by state mandatory sentencing laws. Some in the legislature say its time to revise state sentencing programs and find more efficient ways to handle con... Read more