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Episodes: October, 2009

October 30, 2009

Lottery Profits

How much of the profits from video lottery terminals should bar and tavern owners get to keep?

October 29, 2009

Northwest Passages: Jon Raymond

Writer Jon Raymond, fresh from winning the Oregon Book Award for fiction.

October 28, 2009

Legislating from Home

Should Oregon legislators meet — and vote — from home instead of from Salem?

October 27, 2009

Algae and Seabirds

What should be done to help birds affected by a slimy foam off the coast of Oregon and Washington?

October 26, 2009

Rx: Medicare Reimbursement

How do low Medicare reimbursement rates affect healthcare in Oregon? How will that care change if the rates go up?

October 23, 2009

No Place to Call Home: Rural Homelessness

The next in our No Place to Call Home series takes a look at homelessness in rural areas.

October 22, 2009

Pregnancy Pounds

How much is too much weight to gain if you're pregnant? A new study aims to keep obese women from gaining any weight at all.

October 21, 2009

Race and Representation

How important is it that your elected representatives share your ethnic or racial background?

October 20, 2009

Carbon Offsets

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

October 19, 2009

Class Size

Does class size affect student achievement?

October 16, 2009

Reading the Northwest Weather

What would you like to know from one of the region's most prominent weather experts?

October 15, 2009

North Coast Wal-Mart

Can local businesses co-exist or even thrive in the presence of Wal-Mart?

October 14, 2009

As We Are: Child Free

The next in our As We Are series explores what it is like to choose not to have children.

October 13, 2009

Rx: Individual Mandates

Should the government be able to require you to purchase health insurance?

October 12, 2009

No Place to Call Home: Chronic Homelessness

What are the unique challenges of dealing with chronic homelessness?

October 9, 2009

The Future of Journalism

How will cuts and restructuring at the Oregonian affect news coverage across the state?

October 8, 2009

Northwest Passages: Sherman Alexie

An hour with the poet, novelist, and filmmaker Sherman Alexie.

October 7, 2009

Changing Climate Change

How would proposed climate change legislation in Congress and new EPA regulations affect you?

October 6, 2009

Town Hall 2.0

How should government agencies use social networking?

October 5, 2009

H1N What?

What are you most, or least, worried about when it comes to this year's flu season?

October 2, 2009

Rurban Living

Can farms and cities co-exist inside the Urban Growth Boundary?

October 1, 2009

Green Shoots?

Is Oregon seeing signs of an economic recovery?

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