Liberia's Ebola Routine: Wear Your Temperature On Your Lapel

NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.

East Oregonian: Inmate Shot And Killed By Corrections Officer

An Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution inmate was shot and killed by a correctional officer Friday morning.

Judge: DOJ Settlement Agreement With Portland PD 'Fair'

District Court Judge Michael Simon accepted a package of police reforms Friday in a settlement between the city of Portland and the federal government.

Environment | Local | News

Portland's Willamette, Once Heavily Polluted, Now Home To A Swim Team

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.

A group called the River Huggers has been swimming the Willamette three times a week, and they say the water is cleaner than you think.

Oregon Spotted Frog Listed Under Endangered Species Act

Aug. 28, 2014 5:48 p.m.

The Oregon spotted frog, once abundant in the Northwest, now lives in a few scattered wetlands across the region.  Now, the frog will receive protection under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.

Business | Food | Local | Politics

Portland Announces New Grocer For Old Trader Joe's Lot

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 8:30 p.m.

Natural Grocers says it will open a store at the site of a once controversial lot in Northeast Portland.

Education | News

Legos, Marshmallow-Launchers Build Enthusiasm For STEM Curriculum

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.

Local | News | Sports

Portlanders Call For Firing Centerplate CEO On Social Media

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 11:02 a.m.

Catering company Centerplate's CEO is hardly out of the woods after elevator surveillance video footage showed him abusing a dog in Vancouver, B.C.




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