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Paranormal Investigators

OPB | Oct. 31, 2011

Have you ever wondered if your house or business was haunted? Who did you call?

Comparing Occupy and the Tea Party

OPB | Oct. 31, 2011

Do the Tea Party and Occupy movements have anything in common? A representative from each group will tell us.

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Studded Tires

OPB | Oct. 31, 2011

Should the state ban studded tires?

Weekend Look-Ahead 10/28

OPB | Oct. 28, 2011

Barry Johnson walks us through some of his top picks for the weekend and beyond.

The Class of Shakespeare

OPB | Oct. 28, 2011

The new movie "Anonymous" is about to bring a long-standing debate about the authorship of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets to a popular audience. What are the class implications of the fight?

Primary Conversations: 1st Congressional Republicans

OPB | Oct. 28, 2011

The leading Republican candidates in the First Congressional District special election join us to share their perspectives on why they should be the state's next member of Congress.

fathermothergod

OPB | Oct. 27, 2011

Lucia Greenhouse, the author of fathermothergod, joins us to talk about her experience growing up in a Christian Science household.

9:06 Stories

OPB | Oct. 27, 2011

A week after recieving all the amazing photos from our 9:06 a.m. project, we explore a few stories behind the pictures. 

Talking Business

OPB | Oct. 26, 2011

Robin Doussard, editor-in-chief of Oregon Business Magazine, joins us for our regular business chat. What business news are you paying attention to this week?

Counter-Recruiters

OPB | Oct. 26, 2011

Should "counter-recruiters" who are skeptical of the benefits of military service have the same access to highschool students as military recruiters?

Obama's Mortgage Proposal

OPB | Oct. 26, 2011

What's the likely impact of President Obama's plan to help underwater homeowners with their mortgages?

Oregon City Schools Opt Out of Grant Money

OPB | Oct. 25, 2011

The Oregon City School District opted out of a $2.54 million grant because it required performance-based compensation for teachers. Do you agree with the district's decision?

Primary Conversations: 1st Congressional Democrats

OPB | Oct. 25, 2011

If you're voting in the First Congressional District primary election, what is most important to you as you decide how to cast your vote?

Teen Access to Birth Control

OPB | Oct. 24, 2011

Canby School Board just voted against providing access to birth control prescriptions at Canby High. Now we want to know: what role should schools have in providing birth control options or promoting reproductive health?

Rare Salmon Disease in B.C.

OPB | Oct. 21, 2011

A virus that has devastated Atlantic salmon populations was discovered in two sockeye salmon in British Columbia.

TV Recommendations for Babies and Toddlers

OPB | Oct. 21, 2011

The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out with TV recommendations for babies and toddlers — in short: turn off the TV for kids under two.

A Bigger Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Oct. 21, 2011

Where will Portland area's urban growth boundary be expanded and why?

Weekend Look-Ahead: The Restaurant Edition

OPB | Oct. 20, 2011

If you're going out for a meal, where are you planning to eat this weekend?

Gravel Mine on Grand Island

OPB | Oct. 20, 2011

Baker Rock Resources hopes to open a gravel mine on Grand Island — but farmers on the Willamette river island object. 

Gadhafi is Dead

OPB | Oct. 20, 2011

Deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed this morning. We'll get reactions.

Ismet Prcic's "Shards"

OPB | Oct. 19, 2011

The Bosnian-born Portlander Ismet Prcic joins us to talk about his first novel, Shards.

Right 2 Dream Too

OPB | Oct. 19, 2011

There's a new homeless campsite in the middle of downtown Portland.

Turning Away Patients for Refusing Vaccines

OPB | Oct. 18, 2011

There is a growing trend among some pediatricians to turn away families who refuse to vaccinate their kids.

Missing Evidence Found

OPB | Oct. 18, 2011

The Attorney General's office discovered four boxes of evidence that were believed to have been destroyed in the Philip Scott Cannon triple homicide. What happens next?

Environmental Update

OPB | Oct. 17, 2011

EarthFix reporter Courtney Flatt updates us on energy and resource projects in the Northwest.

Smoking in Parks

OPB | Oct. 17, 2011

The City of Vancouver is considering legislation that would ban smokers from lighting up in parks. What do you think of this?

Halloween At School

OPB | Oct. 17, 2011

Should children wear their Halloween costumes to school?

Barbara Roberts

OPB | Oct. 14, 2011

Oregon's only woman governor, Barbara Roberts, joins us to talk about her life, her career as a woman in politics and her new book that chronicles it all, Up the Capitol Steps.

Weekend Look-Ahead 10/14

OPB | Oct. 13, 2011

We're well into October. What fall activities do you have planned this weekend?

Defamation Online

OPB | Oct. 13, 2011

Where is the line between opinion and libel when it comes to blogging or tweeting about how someone does their job?

Occupy Portland Arrests

OPB | Oct. 13, 2011

After several arrests this morning, Main Street is now open to traffic. What does it mean for the future of the protest?  

National Book Award Finalists

OPB | Oct. 12, 2011

In partnership with Literary Arts and the National Book Foundation, we're announcing the finalists of the National Book Awards. For full details of the show check out this site.

Digital Literacy for Kids

OPB | Oct. 11, 2011

Cathy Davidson talks about her new book, Now You See It, and shares her views on how the education system nees to be digitally retooled.

Oregon's Wine Forecast

OPB | Oct. 11, 2011

What are experts and growers predicting about the quality of Oregon's wine crop this year?

On The Job: Emergency Volunteers

OPB | Oct. 10, 2011

In this installment of our On the Job series, we talk with people who volunteer to be emergency responders.

Inside the Oregon State Hospital

OPB | Oct. 10, 2011

Documetarian and PSU professor Jan Haaken made a film about the lives of patients at the Oregon State Hospital.

Weekend Look-Ahead 10/7

OPB | Oct. 07, 2011

We're going to take a look at what's worth exploring this weekend around the Northwest. 

Oregon Lottery Online

OPB | Oct. 07, 2011

The Oregon Lottery is getting ready to launch some new games online. But the Lottery says those are not to be confused with "online gaming."

On the Scene with Occupy Portland

OPB | Oct. 07, 2011

We check back in with Occupy Portland to see how the protest is going 21 hours in.

Jane Goodall

OPB | Oct. 06, 2011

The primatologist and activist Jane Goodall joins us to talk about chimps, humans, war and peace.

The Legacy of Steve Jobs

OPB | Oct. 06, 2011

We discuss the legacy of Steve Jobs, who died yesterday of cancer at age 56.

Oregon Field Guide Preview

OPB | Oct. 05, 2011

What does the next season of Oregon Field Guide hold for viewers?

Award-Worthy Books

OPB | Oct. 05, 2011

In anticipation of next week's announcement of the National Book Award finalists right here on TOL we want to know from you: what have you read this year that you think is award-worthy.

Talking Business

OPB | Oct. 05, 2011

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith returns to discuss the latest business news — economic repercussions of the NBA lockout, what it means that Onex bought Jeld-Wen, and more.

Occupy Portland

OPB | Oct. 04, 2011

Occupy Portland is planning a protest this Thursday in camaraderie with Occupy Wall Street. What exactly are they protesting?

EcoChallenge 2011

OPB | Oct. 04, 2011

Participants from around the world take part in the annual EcoChallenge to reduce their environmental impact for two weeks.

Biomass Power in Vancouver?

OPB | Oct. 04, 2011

What's at stake in the decision on whether or not to allow a biomass power plant in Vancouver?

Your Placenta

OPB | Oct. 03, 2011

Our show on the licensing of midwives introduced us to the idea of lotus-style births. That's when the baby remains attached to the placenta for sometimes days after birth. It made us wonder: what did you do with your placenta?

The Doris Diaries

OPB | Oct. 03, 2011

Writer Julia Park Tracey recently found herself in charge of her great-aunt's diaries. What she discovered surprised and delighted her.

Handguns on University Campuses

OPB | Oct. 03, 2011

An Oregon court has ruled universities cannot prohibit students from carrying concealed handguns on campus.