OPB Headlines for Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 5:12 p.m.
Popular barrel racing and pole bending events at the Oregon State Fair were cancelled this week, due to the risk of horses slipping and falling.
NWNews | Aug. 20, 2014 5:03 p.m.
The EPA has given the state of Idaho notice that a corner of the Idaho panhandle isn't meeting stricter new air quality standards. The agency intends to...
NWNews | Aug. 20, 2014 3:56 p.m.
Changes are coming to the federal government's "No Fly List." But it's not clear yet what those changes will be.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 3:42 p.m.
Clark County expects small expansions to urban growth boundaries in cities like Battle Ground and La Center in its new comprehensive plan.
NWNews | Aug. 20, 2014 3:37 p.m.
Legal marijuana grows are just getting started in Washington state. But it’s the illegal ones that local, state and federal agents are searching out...
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 3:01 p.m.
Oregon Health & Science University announced it received a $100 million contribution toward the Knight Cancer Institute's $500 million goal from an anonymous donor at the end of July. But the generous person's name wasn't kept secret for long.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 1:20 p.m.
The SAT is still king in Oregon, but the numbers of high schoolers taking its rival test, the ACT, are inching up. And that's pushing down average scores in the state, which aren't good enough for the majority of test-takers to be considered college-ready.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 9:14 a.m.
Peanut butter and almond butter have been recalled from Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocery stores because of a possible Salmonella contamination.
OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 7:45 a.m.
Headlines for Wednesday, Aug. 20: Sen. Peter Courtney announces a plan to spend $200 million on seismic upgrades to schools, Native American tribes protest against the Bureau of Reclamation's decision to withhold water from the Trinity and Klamath rivers, and more.
Northwest News Network | Aug. 20, 2014 6:51 a.m.
Today, nearly a third of pregnancies end up as a C-section birth. Doctors are wondering if their definition of what normal labor is might be part of the problem.