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Dog Training Program In Oregon Prison

OPB | April 27, 2015

Inmates at Two Rivers Correctional Institution are training dogs that will soon be eligible for adoption.

News Roundtable: April 23, 2015

OPB | April 23, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Oregon Gun Owners Question Expanded Background Checks

OPB | April 23, 2015

We talk to the legislator behind a bill to expand background checks, as well as gun enthusiasts at a recent Portland gun show.

Represented: Minimum Wage

OPB | April 28, 2015

In this installment of our series "Represented," we're in outer SE Portland to examine what raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would mean for workers, employers and the larger economy.

OPB Poll Finds Divisions On Race, Income Inequality

OPB | April 22, 2015

We'll dig into the results.

Portland Civil Rights Discussion: Lift Ev'ry Voice

OPB | April 22, 2015

On Tuesday, April 21, OPB TV aired the documentary "Lift Ev'ry Voice" about the civil rights struggle in Portland from the 60's through the 80's. Afterwards, Dave Miller hosted a discussion about the African-American experience in Portland in 2015.

Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo

OPB | April 24, 2015

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Legislature Considers Campaign Finance Regulation

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Oregon constitution would have to be amended by voters to allow limits on individual donations to campaigns.

Hermiston Police Officers Get Body Cams

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Hermiston Police Department now equips officers with body cameras.

Cash Sales Change Portland Real Estate Market

OPB | April 20, 2015

More than 25 percent of property in overall real estate market in the last four years was purchased with cash.

Environmental Update On Orcas And Geothermal Energy

OPB | April 20, 2015

We get a round-up of some of the region’s major environmental stories from OPB’s EarthFix team.

Portland Considering New Regulations For Uber, Taxis

OPB | April 21, 2015

Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

Gov. Brown Delivers State Of The State Address

OPB | April 17, 2015

We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.

Evictions in Rockwood Spark Controversy

OPB | April 20, 2015

Gresham residents say they are being evicted from their apartments amidst property revitalization efforts.

Republican Lawmaker Proposes Access To Birth Control Without Doctor's Perscription

OPB | April 16, 2015

The Oregon House Health Care Committee will vote on a bill Friday that would change the types of services pharmacists are allowed to provide.

Craft Brewers Gather In Portland

OPB | April 16, 2015

More than 11,000 people are in the Rose City for the 32nd annual Craft Brewers Conference.

Basketball Postseason Preview

OPB | April 16, 2015

NPR Sports correspondent Tom Goldman gives us an overview of the Blazer's postseason prospects.

Prineville Mill Roof Collapse

OPB | April 15, 2015

Workers warned of a leaky roof at a mill in Prineville years before the roof collapsed last November.

New Exhibit of Rick Bartow's Art

OPB | April 15, 2015

The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum in Eugene will be the first to host a retrospective of Native American artist Rick Bartow.

Could Portland Be More Bike Friendly?

OPB | April 15, 2015

Should the League of American Bicyclists rescind Portland's Platinum Award as a bicycle friendly community?

Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

A Conversation With 'Pasta By Hand' Author Jenn Louis

OPB | April 16, 2015

Portland chef and author Jenn Louis joins us to discuss her career and book "Pasta By Hand."

At Home At Mitchell School

OPB | April 14, 2015

The public boarding school in tiny Mitchell, Oregon includes students from Hong Kong, Thailand, Spain, and Poland.

Will Oregon Increase The Statute Of Limitations For Rape Cases?

OPB | April 13, 2015

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could increase the statute of limitations for rape cases from six to 20 years.

Talking Business

OPB | April 13, 2015

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

George Papagiannis On ISIS And "Conflict-Sensitive" Reporting

OPB | April 10, 2015

George Papagiannis, head of external relations for UNESCO, talked to us about the destruction of antiquities in the middle east and described about a relatively new journalistic approach to conflicts.

News Roundtable: April 10, 2015

OPB | April 10, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

The Math Behind Jackson Pollock Paintings

OPB | April 13, 2015

Richard Taylor, a University of Oregon physics professor, uses computers to determine the authenticity of Jackson Pollock paintings.

School Districts And State To Report Bullying Under Proposed Bill

OPB | April 09, 2015

A bill in the Oregon legislature would require school districts and the state Department of Education to report confirmed acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying, including cyberbullying.

Investigation Finds Mobile-Home Company Deceives Borrowers

OPB | April 09, 2015

A Seattle Times series highlights the controversial lending practices of the nation's biggest homebuilder, Clayton Homes.

Law Students Offer Free Legal Counsel To Detainees

OPB | April 08, 2015

A group from Lewis & Clark Law School traveled to a new immigrant detention center for women and children in Texas to offer free legal services.

Choreographer Of Many Talents: Darrell Grand Moultrie Works With OBT

OPB | April 08, 2015

Darrell Grand Moultrie's career spans modern dance, ballet, opera, and a stint working with Beyoncé.

Klamath Farmers Brace For A Dry Season

OPB | April 08, 2015

Gov. Kate Brown declared drought in Klamath County earlier this week and farmers are anxious about the low snowpack.

Oregon Children's Theatre's 'Columbinus'

OPB | April 09, 2015

The Oregon Children's Theatre is putting on "columbinus," a production that explores the 1999 Columbine shootings.

Study Shows Medical Schools Lack Exercise Courses

OPB | April 06, 2015

Medical school programs around the country lack an exercise curriculum according to an Oregon State University study. 

Portland Remembers Politician & Activist Gretchen Kafoury

OPB | April 06, 2015

Longtime activist and former lawmaker Gretchen Kafoury died March 13 at the age of 72.

Former US Forest Service Official Advocates Policy Shift

OPB | April 06, 2015

Jim Furnish tells his personal story of nearly four decades with the US Forest Service in his new book, Toward a Natural Forest.

Represented: Data Centers and Taxation In Central Oregon

OPB | April 07, 2015

In this third installment of our series "Represented," we look at the impact of data centers in Central Oregon, and a bill to change the taxation structure for the companies that run them.

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks And More

OPB | April 02, 2015

OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.

News Roundtable: April 2, 2015

OPB | April 02, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Rebroadcast: A Conversation With 'Going Clear' Author Lawrence Wright

OPB | April 03, 2015

We revisit our conversation with Lawrence Wright, a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New Yorker and author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief."

2 Portland 5th Graders Blog About Climate Change

OPB | April 02, 2015

Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams created the "Two Green Leaves" blog together earlier this year to write about climate change.

TOL In The Tub: Chef Cooks Signature Dish In Hot Tub

OPB | April 01, 2015

We kick off "TOL in the Tub," our new series exploring important issues from hot tubs across the state. It starts in Southeast Portland, with the celebrated chef Miranda Bjornsen.

Oregon On The Forefront Of Fighting Animal Trafficking

OPB | April 01, 2015

The world's only animal forensics lab is located in Oregon.

PBS Cancer Documentary Highlights Oregon Medical Breakthrough

OPB | April 01, 2015

The three-part PBS film "The Emperor of All Maladies" includes discussion of the cancer breakthrough drug Gleevec, developed by OHSU's Brian Druker.


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