Portland's gun problem swells; Invasive Burmese pythons harm the environment : Here & Now Portland's homicide rate is roughly double the nationwide rate. Mayor Ted Wheeler, who is putting funding back into the police department and has issued a new emergency declaration to try and deal with the gun problem, joins us. And, the 2022 Florida Python Challenge kicked off Friday morning in Florida. Conservation biologist Ian Bartoszek talks about capturing the heaviest Burmese python ever in Florida.

Portland's gun problem swells; Invasive Burmese pythons harm the environment

Portland's gun problem swells; Invasive Burmese pythons harm the environment

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Portland's homicide rate is roughly double the nationwide rate. Mayor Ted Wheeler, who is putting funding back into the police department and has issued a new emergency declaration to try and deal with the gun problem, joins us.

And, the 2022 Florida Python Challenge kicked off Friday morning in Florida. Conservation biologist Ian Bartoszek talks about capturing the heaviest Burmese python ever in Florida.

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