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Voices from the Edge on 04-15-10

Airs at: Thu, 04/15/2010 at 12:00am
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Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the k... Read more

Meet Laura Taylor

Airs at: Mon, 04/19/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Prison Pipeline introduced KBOO volunteer, Laura Taylor to our listeners. Laura has joined KBOO recently. She previously worked with prisoners in Washington DC and shared information about programs there. Now, she has volunteered to help with Prison Pipeline and other proje... Read more

Jeremiah Stromberg interview

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2010 at 12:00am
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Jeremiah Stromberg, Exec. Director of OR Parole Board answered questions about the Parole procedures. You can learn more at http://www.oregon.gov/bopps. If we have more questions, he will return! Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/08/10

Airs at: Thu, 04/08/2010 at 12:00am
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      What does peace mean to you? Oregon youth respond   In world where we struggle with wars, injustice, violence in our communities and the threat of environmental devastation...what does peace mean to you. That was the question 186 students from around Oregon answer... Read more

Noelle Hanrahan interview

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
A very special guest! Noelle Hanrahan, who presents the commentaries by Mumia Abu-Jamal from death row, shared and update on Mumia. She writes and speaks to him often and assured us that although he has periods of being discouraged by the treatment of the courts, he is agai... Read more

Emily Posner interview

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Emily Posner called from Maine to tell us about the movement to end or limit periods of solitary confinement for prisoners. Her comments focus on Maine, but certainly apply to most prisons in the U.S. Sorry to say, we had some technical problems, so we just uploaded “the be... Read more

Fascism--it's here now

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" comments on our modern-day police state -- how 403 billionaires effectively direct U.S. policy, how 7 million US citizens are in jail, on parole or on probation, how rascism and class theft are tied to empire.  Sh... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 04/01/2010

Airs at: Thu, 04/01/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza discuss the Independent Police Review process. About the program… Join co-hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza every Thursday morning as they bring you informative guests and lively discussions about the issues that are important to you... Read more

Community Calendar, Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Airs at: Wed, 03/31/2010 at 12:00am
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KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2010 ******************* This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2010. EVERY Monday and Wednesday is the Books to Prisoners weekly mailing, from 5 to 8 pm, in the garage at the end of the driveway at... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 3/25/10

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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This fall, Portlanders will decide whether to continue their experiment with voter-owned elections. The question becomes more relevant in the wake of Citzens United vs. Federal Elections Commission, a recent Supreme Court ruling that removed bans on corporate campaign spend... Read more