Episodes: May, 2011
May 31, 2011
What would be lost if Oregon's standardized writing exam were cut?
May 30, 2011
May 27, 2011
We'll take a look at bills lawmakers in Salem are considering that would change who goes into the Oregon State Hospital and how those that are there get out.
May 26, 2011
We'll broadcast live from Salem to get an update on some hot button issues, like kicker reform, and to get some different takes on how the legislative process really works (and sometimes doesn't).
May 25, 2011
Medical marijuana is legal in more than a dozen states — but not under federal law. We'll find out how that affects Oregon's and Washington's approach right now.
May 24, 2011
Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff is in town this week. We'll find out what he means by the title of his new book.
Two iconic Oregon brands are locked in a legal battle over a heavily trademarked name.
May 23, 2011
Will a closely divided legislature be able to agree on a redistricting plan?
May 20, 2011
Opal Sunrise Spirit, JR Spirit and Silver Spirit were born over Mother's Day weekend. Their arrivals mark the first white buffalo born in Oregon.
Is online poker legal? Place your bets...
May 19, 2011
We'll look at immunization issues in the Northwest after a new law in Washington state that makes it harder for parents to opt out of immunizations for their kids.
A new Pew Research Report asks the question, "Is College Worth It?"
May 18, 2011
May 17, 2011
What will two recent breakthroughs mean for the future of HIV/AIDS research?
Harun Mustafa wrote music while serving time in prison. What's next for this cellist now that he's been released?
May 16, 2011
May 13, 2011
May 12, 2011
May 11, 2011
We're tackling two more items from the May ballot: a five-year levy to raise $3.6 million for Baker School District and a temporary income tax in Eugene to fund schools.
May 10, 2011
May 9, 2011
We'll talk about two items on the May ballot: the Sellwood Bridge replacement fee in Clackamas County and the comprehensive plan Damascus voters will be considering.
May 6, 2011
May 5, 2011
What's your personal economic indicator?
May 4, 2011
Portland Public Schools is asking voters to approve a $548 million bond to rebuild and repair schools. They're also asking voters to increase an existing levy by $19 million to pay for teachers. How will you vote?
May 3, 2011
Does law enforcement need a warrant to search your cell phone data if you're arrested? That question comes before the Oregon Supreme Court this week.