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Oil Trains In The Northwest

June 3, 2016 9:50 p.m.

OPB's coverage on the transportation of oil by rail in the Northwest.

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Train Traffic Resumes In Columbia Gorge

June 7, 2016 12:31 p.m.

Train traffic resumed through the Columbia River Gorge days after a derailment of several cars carrying crude oil sparked a fired in the Gorge.

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Oil Train Derails Along The Columbia River Gorge

June 6, 2016 8:26 p.m.

Eleven oil train cars derailed June 3 near Hood River, sparking a large fire and forcing nearby residents to evacuate.

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Oil Train Derails Near Hood River

June 3, 2016 9 p.m.

Multiple oil train cars derailed Friday afternoon in Mosier, Oregon, near Hood River, sparking a fire in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Protesters Block Train On Vancouver Railway

June 18, 2016 10:54 p.m.

More than 100 protesters blocked BNSF Railway tracks in Vancouver, Washington, on Saturday, June 18, 2016, to protest oil train activity in the Northwest.

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Slideshow Portland City Council Votes To Oppose Oil Trains

Nov. 5, 2015 6:20 a.m.

A large crowd cheered Wednesday night as the Portland City Council voted 4-0 to approve a resolution opposing projects that would increase the number of oil trains traveling through Portland and Vancouver, Washington.

Oil Train Derails Along The Columbia River

June 6, 2016 9:06 p.m.

Eleven oil train cars derailed June 3 near Hood River, sparking a large fire and forcing nearby residents to evacuate. The 96-car Union Pacific train was carrying Bakken crude oil headed for Tacoma, Washington, when it is believed to have experienced a braking issue and derailed near Mosier, Oregon, about 70 miles east of Portland. The latest information from officials indicates 16 train cars derailed, four caught fire and some exploded. It sent black smoke into the sky, closed nearby highways and caused evacuations. Videography: Sean P. O'Connor Reporting: Oregon Public Broadcasting staff Editing: Katie Campbell Additional photos: Paloma Ayala, Columbia Riverkeeper, Port of Vancouver Music: Firstcom

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April 27, 2016 6:39 p.m.

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Masters of Jazz: The Next Generation

Feb. 21, 2013 5:32 p.m.

Meet jazz musician, teacher and mentor Thara Memory and find out how he is training the next generation of jazz masters.

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