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Lizzy Duffy

Lizzy Duffy is a digital producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering state and regional news for Prior to coming to OPB, Lizzy served on NPR's social media team in Washington, D.C.

Lizzy is a Northwest native: She grew up in Idaho and earned a B.A. in print journalism at The University of Montana. Her work has been published in Boise Weekly, Mamalode Magazine and on On weekday mornings,  you can find Lizzy on the city bus with one hand on a coffee mug and the other scrolling through Twitter. Follow her @LizzyDuffy.

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Recent Articles

Environment | local | Transportation | News

ODOT Launches Program That Could Replace Gas Tax

OPB | July 1, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Oregonians interested in ditching the gas tax can enroll in the Oregon Department of Transportation's pay-per-mile program Wednesday.

local | News

Nonprofit Isn't Giving Up After Eugene Civic Stadium Fire

OPB | June 30, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland

The owners of the Eugene's beloved Civic Stadium hope to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building Monday.

local | Transportation | Technology | News

National Transportation App Acquires Portland Ticketing Software

OPB | June 30, 2015 9 a.m. | Portland

Portland-based mobile ticketing tech company GlobeSherpa has been acquired by transportation comparison app RideScout, the companies announced Tuesday.

local | Science | News

Space Appears To Shrink Between Jupiter, Venus At Night

OPB | June 29, 2015 2:30 p.m. | Portland

Looking to the western sky throughout June, Jupiter and Venus have been moving closer and closer together, and this week, you'll be able to catch the last hurrah of the planets right next to one another.

local | Politics | News

14 Things To Know As Recreational Marijuana Legalized

OPB | June 28, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Starting Wednesday, Oregonians will be able to carry, share and consume recreational marijuana, but with no stores opening on the first day, many are still hazy on how Measure 91 will affect their lives.

local | Recreation | News

Bicyclists Bare As They Dare In 11th Annual Naked Bike Ride

OPB | June 26, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland

With temperatures in the upper 90s this weekend, Portland's annual World Naked Bike Ride couldn't have come at a better time.

Environment | Politics | local | News

Pressed For Time, Senate Abandons Transportation Package

OPB | June 25, 2015 11:30 a.m. | Portland

The $343.5 million transportation funding package to cover road and transportation updates didn't make it out of the Oregon Senate.

Health | local | News

OHSU Achieves $500 Million Goal For Cancer Research, Phil Knight To Match

OPB | June 25, 2015 8:47 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Health & Science University has reached its $500 million fundraising goal for the school's cancer research campaign.

Health | local | News

'2 Beards' Crowdsource For Surrogate Mother

OPB | June 23, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Anthony Szabo and Kirk Shepard are crowdsourcing the cost of a surrogate mother, hoping to raise $75,000 — and awareness.

local | Recreation | News

Hunt Begins For Bikes Hidden At Oregon's 7 Wonders

OPB | June 19, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Portland

In its second year, Travel Oregon's Seven Wonders tourism campaign is hiding seven bikes at each of the state's wonders. The first will be hidden at Mount Hood this Saturday.

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OPB | June 18, 2015 4:47 p.m. | Portland

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local | Politics | News

Oregon Lawmakers Read Mean Emails For The Camera

OPB | June 18, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The short video features nine lawmakers reading emails they've received from Oregon voters critiquing their work in Salem.

local | Recreation | News

Portland Veteran Catches National Attention With Fishing Program

OPB | June 17, 2015 1:36 p.m. | Portland

A Portland nonprofit that brings urban youth and veterans together for fly fishing is getting national recognition for its unique program.

local | Politics | News

OLCC Answers Marijuana Questions In New Campaign

OPB | June 16, 2015 11 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission unveiled its "What's Legal?" campaign Tuesday.

local | Music | News

Spotify Data Reveals Portland's Good And Bad Taste In Music

OPB | June 12, 2015 11:15 a.m. | Portland

When you think of the sounds of Portland, what comes to mind? If you thought of acoustic, indie folk, you're not too far off.

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Portland Photographer Says Last Goodbye To Dog In Viral Video

OPB | June 11, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland

In a touching tribute, a Portland-based photographer shares his final goodbye and the age old story of man and man's best friend.

local | News

Oregon Paper Acknowledges 'Big Frogging Mistake'

OPB | June 10, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Portland

Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte of the Oakland Athletics had a splash debut last week when he took the mound against Boston Red Sox batters, but it wasn't all for his ambidextrous abilities.

local | Education | News

Emilio Hoffman's Mother Writes 'Sorry Isn't Enough' In Open Letter

OPB | June 9, 2015 9:15 a.m. | Portland

Shooting victim Emilio Hoffman's mother, Jennifer Hoffman, wrote in an open letter on the Huffington Post's parent blog about experiencing "a parent's worst nightmare," and about how she and her family have changed in the past year.

local | Recreation | Sports | News

Athlete Stops In Oregon For Fourth Of 50 Scheduled Triathlons

OPB | June 8, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Portland

James Lawrence is on a mission to complete 50 Ironman-distance triathlons in 50 states over the next 50 days to fight childhood obesity. Portland is stop No. 4.

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Reynolds High School Quietly Marks 1 Year Since Shooting

OPB | June 8, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Time has distanced Reynolds High School students from the deadly shooting that took place in the school's gym, and the building's transformation has been an essential piece of the healing process.