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Oregon Has A Shortage Of Certified Medical Interpreters

Thirteen years ago, Oregon passed a bill requiring the use of certified medical interpreters when treating patients who aren't proficient in English.  But wages aren't great and there are fewer than 100 fully qualified interpreters to cover the whole state.

Stagepass: Just Lions

Watch new video of Portland band Just Lions, recorded at opbmusic Stagepass in May.

Photo: Courtesy of the Pittock Mansion Society

The Enduring Legacy Of The Pittocks And Their Mansion

This year the Pittock Mansion turns 100. Find out how the iconic mansion and its inhabitants continue to influence Oregon.

Oregon Art Beat

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Portland designer Anna Cohen creates patterns and garments using wool from Eastern Oregon's Imperial Stock Ranch.

Oregon Field Guide

Sunday at 6:30 p.m. on OPB TV

Medics carry a virtual ambulance on their backs to rescue people in the wilderness.

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Arts & Life

Portland’5 Summer Arts And Music On Main Street 2014 Season Begins

Starting this week, the Portland’5 summer arts and music series gets underway featuring a series of free concerts on Wednesday evenings through August. Oregon Art Beat viewers may be familiar with several of the performers in this year’s lineup, including the Nowhere Band, Vagabond Opera and many others.

Top Stories

This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

Globe-Trotting GMO Bananas Arrive For Their First Test In Iowa

Alcohol Test: Does Eating Yeast Keep You From Getting Drunk?

'Land Ho!' Takes An Agreeable Stroll Through Familiar And Unfamiliar Terrain

In Explorations Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Finds Fault Lines Of Faith

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Environment

Oregon Shuts Down Sewage Disposal Company After Numerous Violations

Oregon environmental regulators are suspending the license of a sewage disposal company after it was found to have numerous violations -- including cutting into a pipe to sneak human waste into a water treatment plant.

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New Polling Shows Support In Northwest For Limits On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A Debate On The Proposed Killing Of Cormorants To Save Salmon

Tribes: Fishing Rights Not For Sale

Washingtonians Could Safely Eat More Fish Under New Water Pollution Rules

Poll: Most Northwest Residents Support Oil Trains But Don't Know Much About The Issue

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