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Politics | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: September 27, 2013

OPB | Sept. 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest state, national and international news stories of the week.

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The Wildlife In The Backyard

OPB | Sept. 26, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Lyanda Lynn Haupt's The Urban Bestiary urges us to consider, and appreciate, the wildlife in our cities.

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Rule Changes Could Give Chinook Tribes Federal Recognition

OPB | Sept. 25, 2013 12:20 p.m.

An overhaul of Bureau of Indian Affairs rules could provide the Chinook Indian Nation with Federal recognition as an official tribe.

Politics | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: September 20, 2013

OPB | Sept. 20, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest state, national and international news stories of the week.

Teachers | Education | Think Out Loud

Bringing Students Back To School

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Portland Public School staff and volunteers are going door-to-door to bring dropout students back to school.

Books | Arts | Think Out Loud

Mitchell S. Jackson's Novel Focuses On Residue Years In Portland

OPB | Sept. 12, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Mitchell Jackson's semi-autobiographical debut novel recalls a northeast Portland damaged by drugs and the drug war.

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A War Memorial Sparks Controversy

OPB | Sept. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A cross atop a Vietnam War memorial in a Coos Bay park has become the center of a dispute.

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Oregon's First Tea Crop Goes To Market

OPB | Sept. 5, 2013 12:40 p.m.

Tea may be about to join coffee, beer, wine and spirits as the Northwest's next homegrown beverage.

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News Roundtable: August 30, 2013

OPB | Aug. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

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So You Want To Be A Stormtrooper

OPB | Aug. 29, 2013 12:50 p.m.

The Cloud City Garrison is the local chapter of the international 501st Legion, a 6,500-plus organization of costumed Star Wars aficionados.

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Star Wars By The Bard

OPB | Aug. 29, 2013 12:30 p.m.

William Shakespeare's Star Wars seems a pairing of opposites but after just a few pages it's clear the Bard's influence on the galactic epic was there all along.

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Stories From The Locker Room

OPB | Aug. 23, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In his last piece as the Oregonian's Trail Blazers beat reporter, Jason Quick revealed that the best stories couldn't always make it to print.

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Portland Aquarium Under Investigation

OPB | Aug. 22, 2013 12:45 p.m.

The nine-month-old Portland Aquarium is being investigated by the Oregon Humane Society.

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Artist Versus Treasure Hunters

OPB | Aug. 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

Two men who stumbled upon a trove of paintings by an internationally renowned artist want to sell the pieces, but she says no.

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Egypt's Revolution Up Close

OPB | Aug. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

For Portland State University graduate Erica Aisha Charves, Egypt's unrest isn't international news: It's neighborhood news.

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A $100 Problem

OPB | Aug. 15, 2013 12:30 p.m.

The new high-tech $100 bill has been beleaguered with problems, with a new one revealed this week.

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Summer Recess Conversation: Kurt Schrader

OPB | Aug. 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Representative Kurt Schrader visits Think Out Loud to share his experiences from the congressional session and to answer your questions. What would you like to ask him?

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Follow The Wheat: The Farm

OPB | Aug. 9, 2013 1:45 p.m.

In the Northwest, wheat is big business. The $500-million-a-year industry begins on family owned farms.

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News Roundtable: August 9, 2013

OPB | Aug. 9, 2013 1:20 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

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Taking Cancer Out Of The Conversation

OPB | Aug. 7, 2013 12:30 p.m.

In an effort to fight off overdiagnosis and overtreatment, a group of cancer researches suggests removing the word cancer from the names of some tumors.