Althea Billings

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Althea Billings

The Gap: Gun Violence, Surveillance and doing something about diet culture

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk about the gun violence that's been all over the news this week. It's sickening stuff, and it's really easy to feel powerless about it. We also talk about Mayor Wheeler backing off an exclusive contract for ShotSpotter, an... Read more

The Gap: Portland Climate Hypocrisy, a Win for Newberg Schools and what the heck are you looking forward to?

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk local news -- Portland City Councilor Dan Ryan gives an okay to Zenith Oil to continue their operations - we thought this was the one thing Portland could agree on! No more fossil fuel infrastructure! Very Cool Dan Ryan. ... Read more

The Gap: Gas Stoves, Brazil's January 8th and Song Lyrics Soup for the Soul

Airs at: Fri, 01/13/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss a new study that shows gas stoves in your house might be giving kids asthma - and conservatives are tearing their hair out over it. I thought you cared about the kids! Instead its "you'll pry this gas stove from my col... Read more

The Gap: Tell it to the spinach in your fridge - it's 2023!

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss the new year, our aspirations, our predictions and local goings on. We've been gone a couple weeks and we're sorry! It has been beyond our control, and it goes all the way to the top! If by all the way to the top you m... Read more

The Gap on 12/16/22

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Gap: These are not the data points you're looking for; mistakes we won't make again

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea discuss a blunder by Portland City Commissioner-Elect Rene Gonzalez, who mistakenly claimed that a map of shootings in Portland lined up with houseless encampments. The map actually showed nothing of the sort, but that didn't ... Read more

The Gap: Catalytic Converters, Bad Ideas forced through and some good news too

Airs at: Fri, 12/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea have a hearty discussion about the local happenings around town. First, the Willamette Week coverage of the 'Lake Oswego Catalytic Converter Ring' that made up 28% of all catalytic converter theft in Portland! It's a wild stor... Read more

The Gap on 11/18/22

Airs at: Fri, 11/18/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Gap on 11/11/22

Airs at: Fri, 11/11/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Gap: Ranked Choice Voting in Action! YOU RANK THE SEASONS

Airs at: Fri, 11/04/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Blair Bobier of Oregon Ranked Choice Voting Advocates about the sensation that's sweeping the nation! Well parts of the West Coast anyway. Blair has a history with this kind of advocacy, and was part of the successfu... Read more