President Bush visited Portland on Thursday. Many protesters that lined the streets around the University of Portland campus where the President spoke at a republican fund raising luncheon. Portland area storm troopers surrounded the campus.... SEE MORE PHOTOS HERE
Westwood One is proud to announce the national launch of The Lars Larson Show, the three-hour talk program hosted by Peabody and Emmy Award winning news personality Lars Larson. The show begins Monday, September 1, 2003, and will air from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET
The Lars Larson Show will broadcast from flagship station KXL-AM Portland and will feature Larson tackling topics and issues on the minds of Americans with his strong opinions and insight. The Lars Larson Show will include compelling interviews with special guests and caller interaction with listeners across the country.
"Westwood One is delighted to add Lars Larson to our talk lineup. Larson will quickly have an impact on talk radio stations around the country," said Bart Tessler, VP of News and Talk Programming for Westwood One. "He is on the pulse of the issues and topics that listeners want to discuss. Always lively, never stale, Larson will take his audience inside the headlines every night with a style that is a perfect fit for today's talk radio listener."
"The world is changing faster than ever and Americans not only need to hear the news, they need to vent their opinions about what's going on in the world and hear the opinions of other Americans," said Lars Larson. "I am looking forward to this exciting opportunity to bring my opinions and insight to the rest of the country with this interactive, dynamic show."
It has been almost 15 years since an Icelandic fishing vessel left port with the mission to hunt whales. That respite for the ocean's mammals is set to come to an end as soon as 16 August as Iceland announced that it will embark on a "scientific whaling program". The program, reportedly involving three whaling vessels, is expected to last six weeks and has as its goal the harvesting of 38 minke whales. The Icelandic Ministry of Fishing points to an Iceland Marine Research Institute study that shows that the population of minke whales in waters surrounding Iceland is plentiful.
The Ministry went on to claim that the increase in minke whales in these waters has resulted in a diminution of the population of other fish in the waters. For their part, aside from the scientific rationale, the Icelandic position is basically, "Norwegians do it, Russians do it, Japanese do it, American [Indian]s do it, why can't we?" Despite the numbers revealed in the study, the decision has rattled more than a few cages internationally.