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Northwest Lawmakers React To Health Care Bill Withdrawal

OPB | March 24, 2017

Oregon and Washington lawmakers react to the canceled vote on the American Health Care Act.

Portland Commuters Can Expect Traffic Delays As 3 Bridges Undergo Repair

OPB | March 24, 2017

Multnomah County will close multiple lanes on the Broadway and Morrison bridges this spring. Two lanes of the Burnside Bridge will be closed starting in November as part of a multi-year project.

What Can Northwest States Do In Face Of Federal Rollbacks On Climate Policy?

OPB/EarthFix | March 24, 2017

As the Trump administration rolls back climate policy, Northwest states are taking a stand. What could they feasibly do?

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GOP Pulls Health Care Overhaul Off House Floor

AP | March 24, 2017 12:38 p.m. | Washington

In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly.

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Far-Fetched As They Might Seem, Secession Movements Are Thriving In The NW

OPB | March 23, 2017 7:30 a.m.

The Pacific Northwest is home to at least four different ongoing secession or breakaway movements. One overarching State of Jeffersonian theme connects them: A sense of disenfranchisement.

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How Can Workplaces Better Serve Employees With Autism?

OPB | March 24, 2017 noon | Portland

Portland State University social work professor Dora Raymaker said she wouldn't have survived her professional life without workplace accommodations.

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State Department Set To Certify Keystone XL Pipeline Is In National Interest

NPR | March 23, 2017 4:52 p.m.

The decision, confirmed to NPR by a U.S. official, will set the stage for President Trump to reverse a decision by then-President Barack Obama to reject the project.


London Attack Update: One More Victim Dies, 6 People Released From Custody

NPR | March 24, 2017 1:21 p.m.

The dead suspect, Khalid Masood, 52, was named Adrian Russell Ajao at birth, police say. Several of his victims remain in hospital.

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Broken Treaties: The History Of Oregon’s Native Population

The history of the native people of Oregon and how they went from possessing 100 percent of the state’s land to nearly none of it.  

Listen: The OPB Politics Now Podcast

OPB | May 11, 2016

OPB Politics Now dives deep into the hottest political topics of the week, offering the scoop on candidates and issues affecting the Pacific Northwest.

Indivisible: Public Radio's National Conversation About America In A Time Of Change

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017

Indivisible is public radio’s national show about America in a time of change.