OPB | March 02, 2015
Lola G. Baldwin was the nation’s first municipal policewoman, sworn in by Portland’s police department in 1908. Find out how she crusaded to prevent vulnerable young women from falling into lives of crime.
OPB | Feb. 26, 2015
The Portland band is celebrating its 12th birthday with a special show at the Crystal Ballroom. Check out Oregon Art Beat's profile from 2007 when "M4" was still a mainly local phenomenon.
NPR | Feb. 26, 2015
Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a ritual whenever he travels to a new place — ask the cab driver, "Where do you eat?" When he did that on a trip to Barbados, he fell in love with a fish sandwich.
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In his new memoir, Philip Connors writes about "living in the shadow of a suicide." Wracked by guilt and haunted by "what ifs," Connors investigated his brother's death and learned a terrible secret.
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