OPB Headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

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Post-Election Poll Finds Voters Dissatisfied With American Politics

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 10:14 p.m.

A new poll commissioned by OPB and Fox 12 finds the economy was the most important issue for Oregon voters this past election.

City Study Says Apartments Without Parking Don't Cause Shortages

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 8:34 p.m.

A new study of apartment buildings without parking drew dozens to a Portland commission meeting Tuesday.

Commission Considers Health Effects Of Hayden Island Development

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 8:23 p.m.

A city of Portland commission took one of the first serious looks at the potential health effects of a major development proposal Tuesday.  

Northwest Wineries Latch Onto Online Amazon Sales

Northwest News Network | Nov. 13, 2012 5:19 p.m.

Northwest winemakers are hoping to expand their customer base with a new sales venue: Amazon.com is now shipping wine.

Our Town: Port Orford

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 4:11 p.m.

Port Orford is the oldest city on the Oregon coast. We're in town talking to people about the local fishing economy, the arts and the effort to "keep the port in Port Orford." 

Pretrial Hearing For Staff Sgt. Bales Concludes

Northwest News Network | Nov. 13, 2012 2:38 p.m.

Bales is the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians earlier this year – most of them young children.

Cormorants Who Eat Protected Salmon Subject Of Fed Meetings

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 10:38 a.m.

The federal Army Corps of Engineers is holding public meetings this week in Portland and Astoria to discuss what to do about double-crested cormorants eating protected salmon in the Columbia River estuary.

Pet And Animal Sheltering Complicates Emergency Readiness

Northwest News Network | Nov. 13, 2012 9:51 a.m.

Emergency shelters for people usually don't let you bring your house pets or livestock along.

Some Push For Larger, Comprehensive Coal Study

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012 6:34 a.m.

Some Northwest residents would like government regulators to do one big study of how exporting coal from Northwest ports could affect the environment.

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