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Julie Sabatier


Julie Sabatier is a producer for Think Out Loud. She is also the creator and host of the public radio show and podcast Rendered, which airs on OPB. Julie joined the Think Out Loud team in 2008. Before that, Julie worked as the staff writer for Just Out. She has reported for Willamette Week and her radio work has appeared on The Splendid Table, NPR News and Free Speech Radio News. She also served as podcast producer for Bitch Magazine. Julie graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in English. She grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Portland Considering New Regulations For Uber, Taxis

OPB | April 21, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.

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Craft Brewers Gather In Portland

OPB | April 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

More than 11,000 people are in the Rose City for the 32nd annual Craft Brewers Conference.

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Talking Business

OPB | April 13, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

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Klamath Farmers Brace For A Dry Season

OPB | April 8, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Gov. Kate Brown declared drought in Klamath County earlier this week and farmers are anxious about the low snowpack.

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Portland Remembers Politician & Activist Gretchen Kafoury

OPB | April 6, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Longtime activist and former lawmaker Gretchen Kafoury died March 13 at the age of 72.

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2 Portland 5th Graders Blog About Climate Change

OPB | April 2, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams created the "Two Green Leaves" blog together earlier this year to write about climate change.

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Rebroadcast: A Conversation With 'Going Clear' Author Lawrence Wright

OPB | April 3, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We revisit our conversation with Lawrence Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New Yorker and author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief."

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News Roundtable: April 2, 2015

OPB | April 2, 2015 12:15 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Farmers Seek New Solutions To Slug Problem

OPB | March 31, 2015 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: As gardeners gear up for their annual battle with slugs, farmers are facing a slug problem on a completely different scale.

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News Roundtable: March 27, 2015

OPB | March 27, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Boise's Treefort Music Fest Includes Many Portland Bands

OPB | March 26, 2015 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Boise's Treefort Music Fest, now in its fourth year, kicked off this week.  

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Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

OPB | March 26, 2015 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years after he disappeared from his Army post in Afghanistan, is being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

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Schools Won't Be Evaluated By Student Test Scores If Bill Passes

OPB | March 24, 2015 12:20 p.m.

A bill that would temporarily prohibit standardized test results from being used to evaluate schools passed the Oregon House last week and now moves to the Senate.

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News Roundtable: March 20, 2015

OPB | March 20, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Legislation Aims To Help Dyslexic Kids

OPB | March 19, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: An advocacy group is pushing for legislation that would require dyslexia screening for young children and more training for teachers on how to engage kids who are dyslexic. 

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At Home In The Bull Run Watershed

OPB | March 18, 2015 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the latest installment of our "At Home" series, Lead Watershed Ranger Dan Weidinger and his wife Sacha Snyder talk about living inside the 147-square mile Bull Run Watershed.

At Home: Conversations Inside Homes Across Oregon

At Home In The Bull Run Watershed

OPB | March 18, 2015 12:30 p.m.

In the latest installment of Think Out Loud's "At Home" series, Lead Watershed Ranger Dan Weidinger and his wife Sacha Snyder talk about living inside the 147-square mile Bull Run Watershed.

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Life As A Driver

OPB | March 13, 2015 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland cab driver and an Uber driver discuss their experiences in the transportation industry.

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Portland Mayor Wants To Overhaul Urban Renewal Approach

OPB | March 11, 2015 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hoping to pass a proposal this week that would change the city's approach to several urban renewal areas.

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Oregon Lawmaker Introduces Impeachment Process

OPB | March 6, 2015 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: Oregon is the only state where the governor can't be impeached. Representative Jodi Hack (R-Salem) wants to change that.