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ON THE AIR: Salem Reporter's Rachel Alexander on vaccination mandates for local government
LISTEN IN: Catch the comments of Managing Editor Rachel Alexander on the latest local news on community radio station KMWV (98.3 FM) with "In Case You Missed It - With Salem Reporter."
The topic: Local government employers in Oregon will be covered under President Joe Biden's federal vaccination mandate, but details so far remain scarce.
Today's guest: Rachel Alexander, Salem Reporter's managing editor and education reporter.
Our media partnership: Salem Reporter is teaming up with KMWV 98.3 FM for weekday morning presentations on the stories of the day.
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