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Gene Robinson

OPB | Oct. 31, 2012

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop has written a book for people conflicted about gay marriage.

Talking Business

OPB | Oct. 31, 2012

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.

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Getting Prepared

OPB | Oct. 30, 2012

If an earthquake or a huge storm struck the Pacific Northwest, how would you cope?

Oregon Elections Check-In

OPB | Oct. 30, 2012

We'll check in on some of the statewide measures and races with OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman.

Washington Race for Governor

OPB | Oct. 30, 2012

Democrat Jay Inslee and Republican Rob McKenna are running for the open governor's seat in Washington.

Environmental Update

OPB | Oct. 29, 2012

Is it possible to shrink the carbon footprint of beef?

Genetic Breakthrough at OHSU

OPB | Oct. 29, 2012

A team of OHSU scientists has created a viable embryo with the genetic material from three different parents. We'll discuss the implications.  

Washington State Elections

OPB | Oct. 29, 2012

We check in with Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins about the election in Washington.

Jim Blashfield and MTV's Heyday

OPB | Oct. 26, 2012

Artist and filmmaker Jim Blashfield joins us to talk about music videos, MTV and the 1980's.

News Roundtable

OPB | Oct. 26, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

OLCC's Pharo Steps Down

OPB | Oct. 26, 2012

The embattled head of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced this week that he will step down. 

Culture Club

OPB | Oct. 25, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Candidate Conversation: Portland City Commissioner

OPB | Oct. 25, 2012

Oregon State Representative Mary Nolan is challenging City Commissioner Amanda Fritz for a seat on Portland's city council.

Pleading the Fifth

OPB | Oct. 25, 2012

What does it mean to assert your fifth amendment rights during a legal proceeding?

Sherman Alexie Talks About Blasphemy

OPB | Oct. 24, 2012

We're live from Literary Arts this hour talking to Sherman Alexie about his new collection of stories: Blasphemy.

Secretary of State's Race

OPB | Oct. 23, 2012

Republican Knute Buehler is trying to unseat Democratic incumbent Kate Brown as Secretary of State.

Third Presidential Debate

OPB | Oct. 23, 2012

Did you watch the last presidential debate of 2012? What were you hoping to hear?

Attorney General Candidate: James Buchal

OPB | Oct. 23, 2012

Attorney general candidate James Buchal joins us to make the case for electing him as the state's top law enforcement official.

Arts Tax Measure

OPB | Oct. 22, 2012

Should Portlanders pay a $35 income tax to fund arts programs in schools and nonprofit arts organizations?

Non-Tribal Casino Measures

OPB | Oct. 22, 2012

Should Oregonians amend the state constitution to allow non-tribal casinos?

Attorney General Candidate: Ellen Rosenblum

OPB | Oct. 22, 2012

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joins us to make the case for keeping her job.

Oregon Supreme Court Race

OPB | Oct. 19, 2012

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Richard Baldwin and Portland civil attorney Nena Cook are running for a seat on the Oregon Supreme Court. 

News Roundtable

OPB | Oct. 19, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

Changes at the Portland Police Bureau

OPB | Oct. 19, 2012

We check in with Oregonian reporter Maxine Bernstein about changes at the Portland Police Bureau following a recent report from the Department of Justice.

Culture Club

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Kim Stafford

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012

Kim Stafford discusses writing about the most painful story of his life: his brother's suicide.

Boy Scouts Files Released

OPB | Oct. 18, 2012

Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.

Near Space in Tillamook

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012

While Felix Baumgartner's incredible near space jump garnered the world's attention, a low profile company in Tillamook has been quietly working to expand its high altitude balloon facility. 

Clackamas County Commission Chair

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012

The candidates for chair of Clackamas County face off.

Nike Drops Lance Armstrong

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012

We react to the news about Nike dropping Lance Armstrong in response to the recent release of doping evidence.

Second Presidential Debate

OPB | Oct. 17, 2012

Did you watch the second presidential debate? What stood out to you?

Timothy Egan on Edward Curtis

OPB | Oct. 16, 2012

Timothy Egan's new book is about Edward Curtis, the renown photographer of Native American life.

Library District Measure

OPB | Oct. 16, 2012

Should Multnomah County create a library district to permanently fund the library through property taxes?

Remembering Don McIntire

OPB | Oct. 15, 2012

We remember the fierce anti-tax activist, Don McIntire, who died in his Gresham home last week. He was 74.

Labor Commissioner Race

OPB | Oct. 15, 2012

State Senator Bruce Starr is challenging incumbent Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian in this nonpartisan statewide race.

Lance Armstrong

OPB | Oct. 15, 2012

Now that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has recommended Lance Armstrong be stripped of his titles, where does that leave Livestrong supporters and cycling fans?

Columbus Day Storm: 50 Years Later

OPB | Oct. 12, 2012

We remember the Columbus Day Storm, which hit the Northwest 50 years ago today.

News Roundtable

OPB | Oct. 12, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

Jeffrey Toobin

OPB | Oct. 11, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin talks about the American judicial system and his new book, The Oath.

Culture Club

OPB | Oct. 10, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Oregon Sustainability Center Gets The Plug Pulled

OPB | Oct. 10, 2012

On Friday Mayor Sam Adams announced that the Oregon Sustainability Center proposal will not be moving forward.

Talking Business

OPB | Oct. 10, 2012

We check-in with Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith about the latest business news.

Candidate Conversation: Portland Mayor 2012

OPB | Oct. 09, 2012

Hear from the two candidates for Mayor of Portland: Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith.

Estate Tax Measure

OPB | Oct. 08, 2012

What are the pros and cons of phasing out Oregon's estate tax?

Discipline in Schools

OPB | Oct. 08, 2012

Are school disciplinary policies effective?

One Year Later, An Occupy Update

OPB | Oct. 05, 2012

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the Occupy Portland movement.

News Roundtable

OPB | Oct. 05, 2012

We'll review the top local and national news of the week.

Culture Club

OPB | Oct. 04, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Reaction to the First Presidential Debate

OPB | Oct. 04, 2012

Did you watch the presidential debate? What did you think?

Oregon Art Beat Year Ahead

OPB | Oct. 03, 2012

We'll find out what's coming up on the next season of Oregon Art Beat.

Designing for Homelessness

OPB | Oct. 03, 2012

How can architecture and building regulations help solve the problem of youth homelessness?

Oregon Field Guide Year Ahead

OPB | Oct. 03, 2012

We'll find out what's on the upcoming Oregon Field Guide season.

Bringing the Secrets of Orcas Underwater to Light

OPB | Oct. 03, 2012

Scientists are trying to gain special access to the underwater lives of orcas in the Puget Sound region.

Media and the Muslim World

OPB | Oct. 02, 2012

What role has digital media played in the relationship between Western and Muslim cultures?

Right to a Jury Trial

OPB | Oct. 02, 2012

How will an Oregon Court of Appeals ruling on the right to a jury trial affect counties across Oregon? 

Experimental Crop Turns Into a Serious Threat

OPB | Oct. 02, 2012

The Illiinois Valley is getting invaded with an unwelcomed visitor. The yellow tuft alyssum poses a huge threat to rare plants in the area and its growth doesnt seem to be slowing down.

A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood

OPB | Oct. 01, 2012

David Montgomery's new book examines the story of how geology and religion parted ways.

Teaching English as a Second Language

OPB | Oct. 01, 2012

A new report details how well Oregon is doing at teaching English as a second language to public school students.


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