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Oregon's Graduation Rate: Unpacking The Numbers

A national report this week put Oregon last among states for its 2013 high school graduation rate. On paper, Oregon's 2014 graduation rate went up a few points.  What's happening on the ground is often a good news, bad news story.

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Miranda July Novel Embraces Awkward

July's "The First Bad Man" explores intimacy, motherhood, sex, and self-defense.

Darkroom To Digital An Oregon Art Beat Special

Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on OPB TV

Oregon's remarkable relationship with photography, from staging some of the earliest exhibitions in the country of photographs to pushing the boundaries of what a photograph can be.

Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake?

A magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the Northwest coast could hit at any time. How can we prepare for this impending and unpredictable disaster?

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More Oil Trains Could Roll Through Puget Sound To Shell Refinery

Shell Oil wants to build more tracks at its refinery in Anacortes, Washington, to receive oil by rail. At a packed hearing in Skagit County on Thursday, more than 100 people turned up to comment on the proposal. 

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