OPB Headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
KCTS9 | Oct. 16, 2012 11 p.m.
The Clean Water Act took effect 40 years ago Thursday. In 1972, stormwater pollution was nowhere near a top priority. Today, it's taken the lead as the top water contaminator. How bad is it? Puget Sound diver Laura James takes us where nobody wants to go -- inside a stormwater outfall -- to get an upclose look.
Oct. 16, 2012 3:42 p.m.
A registration push on college campuses across the state has already netted nearly 50,000 voters.
N3 | Oct. 16, 2012 3:15 p.m.
Washington's airwaves are chock-a-block with campaign ads. But one group’s missing from the fray despite its reputation for ...
Oct. 16, 2012 2:51 p.m.
Oregon’s newest professional baseball team has gone from bears to beers, as it moves from central Washington to Washington County.
Oct. 16, 2012 2:19 p.m.
The supporters of two Oregon ballot measures that would open the door for non-tribal casinos in the state, say they're suspending that campaign. In a statement Tuesday, the casino backers acknowledged the measures appear unlikely to pass.
OPB | Oct. 16, 2012 2:10 p.m.
New data released Tuesday shows the state's unemployment rate held steady in September -- coming in at a seasonally-adjusted 8.7 percent.
Oct. 16, 2012 12:56 p.m.
A nationwide investigation into abandoned metal factories has spurred regulators in Oregon to act.
N3 | Oct. 16, 2012 10:05 a.m.
Idaho is considering whether to keep three education laws that overhaul everything from how teachers are paid to how kids ...
N3 | Oct. 16, 2012 8:31 a.m.
Two gas export terminals are proposed in the Northwest and federal regulators are getting an earful from the public.
Northwest News Network | Oct. 16, 2012 7:20 a.m.
Natural gas production in North America has increased so dramatically that no fewer than 17 companies have now applied to export the fuel overseas. Two gas export terminals are proposed in the Northwest -- one near Coos Bay, Ore. and the other at the Port of Astoria.
OPB | Oct. 16, 2012 5:58 a.m.
Rob Manning explores how the state's third largest district is teaching technology skills to 20,000 children without turning computer classes into "parking lots."