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End of the Special Session

OPB | Feb. 26, 2010

What stood out for you in the Legislature's special session?

Getting Personal in Public

OPB | Feb. 25, 2010

What motivates people to share personal stories in public — whether online, on stage, or in writing?

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Going to School Online

OPB | Feb. 24, 2010

What's your experience with online education?

Chief Sizer Speaks

OPB | Feb. 23, 2010

What would you like to ask Portland Police Chief Rosie Sizer?

Going Annual?

OPB | Feb. 22, 2010

How would you vote on a proposal that would change the state constitution so the legislature could meet every year?

Finding Solutions: What Works and Why for Student Achievement

OPB | Feb. 19, 2010

What works and why for boosting student achievement?

Can You Trust Law Enforcement?

OPB | Feb. 18, 2010

Can you trust the police to solve your community's problems?

No More Asperger's?

OPB | Feb. 17, 2010

Should Asperger's syndrome be diagnosed separately from autism?

Banning BPA

OPB | Feb. 16, 2010

What impact would a limited ban on the chemical BPA have in Oregon?

Writing Love Songs

OPB | Feb. 15, 2010

What are the challenges of writing about love?

Questioning Police Policy

OPB | Feb. 12, 2010

Do the Portland Police Bureau's training and policies prepare officers to handle crises?

Northwest Passages: Fisher Poets

OPB | Feb. 11, 2010

Commercial fishermen gather annually in Astoria to share their poetry.

Religious Clothing in the Classroom

OPB | Feb. 10, 2010

Should public school teachers be permitted to wear religious clothing in the classroom?

Vortex I

OPB | Feb. 09, 2010

What can we learn from Vortex I?

Checking Credit

OPB | Feb. 08, 2010

Should an employer be allowed to look at your credit history before they hire you?

The Reality of Reality TV

OPB | Feb. 05, 2010

Oregon's reality tv stars speak out about the reality of reality tv.

Paper, Plastic or What?

OPB | Feb. 04, 2010

What would banning plastic bags mean for Oregon?

The End of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"?

OPB | Feb. 03, 2010

What would the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" mean for the U.S. military?

Home from Haiti

OPB | Feb. 02, 2010

Northwesterners return from Haiti with stories of the aftermath.

Kicking the Kicker?

OPB | Feb. 01, 2010

Should the Oregon Legislature leave alone, change or completely kick the income tax refund known as "the kicker"?

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