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Dan Chen, watercolor on silk
Sandy Brown Jensen

Show: Viz City

Subject: Dan Chen and his Chinese Watercolor on Silk Class

Date of Interview: Friday, Feb. 7, 2017

Oregon Employment Department

Lane County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in January. This is the lowest it’s been since the state started tracking it in 1990.

Finance and spirituality converge in A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, a live musical theater and media performance by violinist, vocalist, poet and Torah scholar Alicia Jo Rabins. She’ll perform it on Wednesday evening, March 8th at the UO’s Erb Memorial Union, as part of Schnitzer Cinema’s “In the Street” series. It’s paired with a panel discussion the next day at the UO called Betrayal and Unity: Law, Religion and the Bernie Madoff Scandal. Alicia Jo Rabins speaks with KLCC's Eric Alan.

 

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden wants President Donald Trump and the Secret Service to release the White House visitor logs. Wyden was joined Monday by 7 fellow Democratic senators in his request. KLCC’s Anni Katz reports.   

Brian Bull / KLCC

One of the most famous bombers of World War II is in Eugene, this week.  A B-17 Flying Fortress --deemed the “Madras Maiden” -- touched down Monday, as part of an ongoing effort to educate people about the war against the Axis…and the airmen who served.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

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• ODOT: SW Oregon - Low elevation show is reported throughout southern Oregon, causing some delays on region highways. Expect winter driving conditions and leave extra time for travel, especially on the I-5 corridor north of Grants Pass. Chains are now required on all vehicles, except 4X4s, on I-5 north of Grants Pass to Canyonville (MP 66-101).

Speakers:

  • Jerry Cohen, AARP’s first State Director since 1996
  • Christine Lundberg, Springfield’s 37th mayor

Moderator: Brenda Wilson, Executive Director, Lane Council of Governments

Coordinator: Sandra Ericson

Photo by Eric Alan

  Jake Shimabukuro has become the world’s foremost ukulele player, taking the instrument into a wild range of musical realms beyond its Hawaiian origins. His most recent CD, Nashville Sessions, is an electric trio release with bassist Nolan Verner and percussionist Evan Hutchings. He returns to Eugene for a performance at the Jacqua Concert Hall of the Shedd Institute tonight, March 3rd, and he’s here live in the KLCC studios. 

Oregon State University will be holding mass vaccination clinics next week after a student came down with meningococcal disease. Two earlier cases were diagnosed in November.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon Board Of Trustees Thursday voted to raise tuition by more than 10 percent for in state students. Out of state students will face a 3 percent increase.

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