Episodes: October, 2011
October 31, 2011
Do the Tea Party and Occupy movements have anything in common? A representative from each group will tell us.
October 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?
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.
October 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.
October 26, 2011
Should "counter-recruiters" who are skeptical of the benefits of military service have the same access to highschool students as military recruiters?
What's the likely impact of President Obama's plan to help underwater homeowners with their mortgages?
October 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?
October 24, 2011
October 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.
Where will Portland area's urban growth boundary be expanded and why?
October 20, 2011
Baker Rock Resources hopes to open a gravel mine on Grand Island — but farmers on the Willamette river island object.
Deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed this morning. We'll get reactions.
October 19, 2011
There's a new homeless campsite in the middle of downtown Portland.
October 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?
October 17, 2011
The City of Vancouver is considering legislation that would ban smokers from lighting up in parks. What do you think of this?
Should children wear their Halloween costumes to school?
October 14, 2011
October 13, 2011
Where is the line between opinion and libel when it comes to blogging or tweeting about how someone does their job?
After several arrests this morning, Main Street is now open to traffic. What does it mean for the future of the protest?
October 12, 2011
October 11, 2011
What are experts and growers predicting about the quality of Oregon's wine crop this year?
October 10, 2011
Documetarian and PSU professor Jan Haaken made a film about the lives of patients at the Oregon State Hospital.
October 7, 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."
We check back in with Occupy Portland to see how the protest is going 21 hours in.
October 6, 2011
We discuss the legacy of Steve Jobs, who died yesterday of cancer at age 56.
October 5, 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.
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.
October 4, 2011
Participants from around the world take part in the annual EcoChallenge to reduce their environmental impact for two weeks.
What's at stake in the decision on whether or not to allow a biomass power plant in Vancouver?
October 3, 2011
Writer Julia Park Tracey recently found herself in charge of her great-aunt's diaries. What she discovered surprised and delighted her.
An Oregon court has ruled universities cannot prohibit students from carrying concealed handguns on campus.