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Episodes: August, 2009

August 31, 2009

Getting Tough About Driving Drunk

Are drunk driving laws tough enough?

August 28, 2009

The Shoulder Season

What happens when tourists leave the beach?

August 27, 2009

Northwest Passages: Shaindel Beers

Shaindel Beers writes poetry because it's "faster than fiction."

August 26, 2009

Rebroadcast: Stranded

Rebroadcast: What do finds on our beaches tell us about the rest of the world?

August 25, 2009

As We Are: People Over 90

The next in our As We Are series is with people who are over 90 years old.

August 24, 2009

Getting Good Grades

How should students be rewarded for performance? If so, how? And by whom?

August 21, 2009

Rebroadcast: Guiding the Willamette

Rebroadcast: How do you experience the Willamette River?

August 20, 2009

Urban Turbines

What are the advantages and drawbacks of wind power on a small scale?

August 19, 2009

Rx: Personal Values

What do you expect from the healthcare system?

August 18, 2009

Creativity Under Pressure

How does pressure affect creativity?

August 17, 2009

Stimulus Money

How is Oregon using federal stimulus money?

August 14, 2009

Handmade Musical Instruments

How do handmade instruments change the way you experience music?

August 13, 2009

Northwest Passages: Virginia Euwer Wolff

National Book Award winner Virginia Euwer Wolff on bringing complicated teen characters alive.

August 12, 2009

Taxing Gas

Can Oregon cities increase gas taxes before a new moratorium takes effect?

August 11, 2009

Rebroadcast: As We Are - Addicted

Rebroadcast: How does addiction touch your life?

August 10, 2009

Fear of Foreclosure

Why are foreclosures up in Oregon? And when might we see a turnaround?

August 7, 2009

Is Justice Blind?

How closely should our judges parallel our state's demographics?

August 6, 2009

Rx: Profiting from Sickness

Is it wrong for corporations to profit from people being sick?

August 5, 2009

The Joy of Knitting

Think Out Loud explores the business of knitting. Especially socks.  

August 4, 2009

Rebroadcast: Not Enough to Eat

What does it mean to be hungry in Oregon?

August 3, 2009

Bull Run Water

How will federal regulations affect Portland's drinking water?

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