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ON THE AIR: Saphara Harrell on the fate of Salem's homeless and one man's fire recovery
Listen for local news weekday mornings on community radio station KMWV (98.3 FM) with "In Case You Missed It - With Salem Reporter." One of our reporters joins radio station manager Lisa Walz to discuss a story or two of the day.
The topic: No topic generates more public concern and comment that the homeless - or houseless - souls who live on Salem's streets. Their lives get more complicated as the city ends its tolerance of parking camping. And one man who lost his life's work in a fire is getting fresh help to recover.
Today's guest: Reporter Saphara Harrell, Salem Reporter's local government and breaking news reporter.
Our media partnership: Salem Reporter is teaming up with KMWV 98.3 FM for weekday morning presentations on the stories of the day.
Listen in (recorded): In Case You Missed It
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About KMWV: The radio station is part of Capital Community Media, the Salem-based community television and radio operation. Station manager Lisa Walz can be reached at Lisa Walz [email protected] or (503) 588-2288 ex. 7565.
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