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Getting Tough About Driving Drunk

OPB | Aug. 31, 2009

Are drunk driving laws tough enough?

The Shoulder Season

OPB | Aug. 28, 2009

What happens when tourists leave the beach?

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Northwest Passages: Shaindel Beers

OPB | Aug. 27, 2009

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

Rebroadcast: Stranded

OPB | Aug. 26, 2009

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

As We Are: People Over 90

OPB | Aug. 25, 2009

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

Getting Good Grades

OPB | Aug. 24, 2009

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

Rebroadcast: Guiding the Willamette

OPB | Aug. 21, 2009

Rebroadcast: How do you experience the Willamette River?

Urban Turbines

OPB | Aug. 20, 2009

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

Rx: Personal Values

OPB | Aug. 19, 2009

What do you expect from the healthcare system?

Creativity Under Pressure

OPB | Aug. 18, 2009

How does pressure affect creativity?

Stimulus Money

OPB | Aug. 17, 2009

How is Oregon using federal stimulus money?

Handmade Musical Instruments

OPB | Aug. 14, 2009

How do handmade instruments change the way you experience music?

Northwest Passages: Virginia Euwer Wolff

OPB | Aug. 13, 2009

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

Taxing Gas

OPB | Aug. 12, 2009

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

Rebroadcast: As We Are - Addicted

OPB | Aug. 11, 2009

Rebroadcast: How does addiction touch your life?

Fear of Foreclosure

OPB | Aug. 10, 2009

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

Is Justice Blind?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2009

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

Rx: Profiting from Sickness

OPB | Aug. 06, 2009

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

The Joy of Knitting

OPB | Aug. 05, 2009

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

Rebroadcast: Not Enough to Eat

OPB | Aug. 04, 2009

What does it mean to be hungry in Oregon?

Bull Run Water

OPB | Aug. 03, 2009

How will federal regulations affect Portland's drinking water?

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