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Portland Musician And Educator Thara Memory Dead At 68

OPB | June 18, 2017 12:55 p.m. | Portland

The Portland trumpeter's legacy was clouded in his final few months of life by sex abuse charges.

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Peter Sallis Of 'Wallace And Gromit' Fame Dies At 96

NPR | June 6, 2017 5:28 a.m.

Before British actor Peter Sallis voiced Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit cartoons, he starred in the long-running sitcom Last of the Summer Wine. He was the only actor to appear in all 295 episodes.

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Oregon Author Brian Doyle Dies At 60

OPB | May 27, 2017 2:51 p.m.

Award-winning Oregon author Brian Doyle died at his home in Lake Oswego Saturday after a months-long struggle with cancer.

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He Called Himself '1 Lucky Bastard:' Sir Roger Moore Dies At 89

NPR | May 23, 2017 7:55 a.m.

British actor Sir Roger Moore has died. He began his career as a model and small-time MGM studio player, but was best known for stepping into the role of James Bond in the 1970s and 1980s.

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The Portlander Who Inspired Krusty The Clown

OPB | May 17, 2017 7 p.m.

Before there was Krusty, there was Rusty. Meet the Portlander who inspired "The Simpsons" Krusty the Clown.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | May 8, 2017 6:15 a.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

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Just How Organic Is Your Milk? Well, It Depends On The Dairy It Came From

NPR | May 7, 2017 8:53 a.m.

Is there a difference between organic milk bought in a grocery store and milk bought straight from farmers? Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his findings.

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Grandaddy Bassist Kevin Garcia Dies After Suffering Stroke

NPR | May 3, 2017 3:50 p.m.

The band announced the sad news on its Facebook page Tuesday night.

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6 Films From New Portland Animators

OPB | April 24, 2017 10:30 a.m. | Portland

Here are six short, dynamic films that showcase Portland's modern animators. 

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Soul'd Out Music Festival Brings Solange, Ohio Players, More To Portland

OPB | April 18, 2017 8:30 a.m. | Portland

OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation about the 2017 version of the festival, why soul music is desperately needed today and if he's expecting a riot when Dead Prez performs their classic hit "Hip-Hop."