TAKE ACTION: Public Media Funding Threat in Congress

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On April Fools’ Day, the House Budget was released. It recommends slashing federal funding for public media – your local public radio and TV stations. This is no joke.
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OREGON FIELD GUIDE: Glacier Caves, Mt. Hood’s Secret World

Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Hidden beneath the surface of Mt. Hood is an ice cave hundreds of feet deep and 50 feet in diameter in some places. Explore what is the largest ice cave complex in the Lower 48, … Continued

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