OPB Headlines for Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 9:57 p.m.
The Hostess store in Northeast Portland, sold out of Twinkies first thing Friday morning.
Northwest News Network | Nov. 16, 2012 5:03 p.m.
Rural telephone companies in Washington want to add one more: a state Universal Service Fee.
Northwest News Network | Nov. 16, 2012 4:45 p.m.
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber hoped his action would spur state lawmakers to a conversation about the death penalty.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:44 p.m.
Port Orford is the oldest town on Oregon's coast. Fishing is big business in the town. But the harbor has a jetty, causing it to fill with sand.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:36 p.m.
A study has found that the use of antibiotics in Oregon is the second lowest in the nation.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 3:33 p.m.
Friday a group of protesters met in front of Portland City Hall. The demonstrators say they want banks and elected officials to take accountability for the foreclosure crisis.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 11:30 a.m.
Political junkies know that the weeks just following an election often feel remarkably similar to a hangover after weeks, if not months, of serious drinking.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 8:52 a.m.
More than 1200 files that Boy Scouts kept on people the group suspected of child abuse were released October 18th under court order. Kristian Foden-Vencil reviews the history contained in one file, involving a scoutmaster from Corvallis.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:42 a.m.
A cleanup project at a home in southwest Portland is removing 20 tons of contaminated soil left behind by a lead smelter that was demolished in 1975.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:32 a.m.
The City of Portland held a hearing Thursday on a plan to increase taxes on landline telephones.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:22 a.m.
The City of Portland decided Thursday to expand its ban on plastic bags to include restaurants and other retailers.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2012 6:17 a.m.
Scientists with Newberry Geothermal say they've recorded a few dozen mini-earthquakes over the last month at their project in Central Oregon.