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Portland Winterhawks Sanctioned

OPB | Nov. 30, 2012

The Western Hockey League has sactioned the Portland Winterhawks for violating rules.

News Roundtable

OPB | Nov. 30, 2012

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

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Kitzhaber Releases His Budget

OPB | Nov. 30, 2012

Governor Kitzhaber has released his proposed budget for the 2013-2015 biennium.

Culture Club

OPB | Nov. 29, 2012

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

The Circus Has Come to Town

OPB | Nov. 29, 2012

Acrobatics, athleticism and artistry abound in Portland's circus community.

Jeff Merkley Talks Filibuster Reform

OPB | Nov. 29, 2012

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) wants to fight congressional gridlock by changing the filibuster rule.

Peeking Into The Great Apes Diaries

OPB | Nov. 28, 2012

Gerry Ellis of The Great Ape Diaries joins us from Rwanda where he is searching for an answer to this question: will there be Great Apes in the wild by the end of this decade?

Developing West Hayden Island

OPB | Nov. 28, 2012

Mayor Sam Adams wants to make West Hayden Island part of the City of Portland to open it up for industrial development, but others argue this undeveloped land should be maintained as wildlife habitat. 

Race To The Top At The District Level

OPB | Nov. 28, 2012

After Oregon and Washington both failed to net money from the Race to the Top contests, local districts hope to secure individual grants.

Andrew Solomon On Raising Children With Differences

OPB | Nov. 27, 2012

Andrew Solomon's new book looks at parenting when the apple does fall far from the tree.

Making HIV Tests Routine

OPB | Nov. 26, 2012

New federal recommendations say everyone from age 15 to 65 should be tested for HIV.

How Important Is Cyber Monday?

OPB | Nov. 26, 2012

We'll talk a look at the start of the holiday shopping season and what effect Cyber Monday will have on Oregon's economy.

Port of Portland Security Guard Strike Averted

OPB | Nov. 26, 2012

An impending security guard strike at the Port of Portland was averted over the weekend.

Negotiating Access To Crisis Zones

OPB | Nov. 23, 2012

A special hour of Think Out Loud recorded at a forum put on by Mercy Corps and Doctors Without Borders.

More Mark Bittman

OPB | Nov. 22, 2012

On Thanksgiving Day we bring you an encore presentation of our conversation with celebrated cookbook author and food writer, Mark Bittman.

A New Biography Of Bruce Springsteen

OPB | Nov. 21, 2012

We'll talk with local author Peter Ames Carlin, the first Bruce Springsteen biographer in 25 years who has been granted interviews with the music icon. 

Living in Gaza and Jerusalem

OPB | Nov. 21, 2012

What is life like for Israelis and Palestinians as the ceasefire takes hold?

Environmental Update

OPB | Nov. 20, 2012

It's been a year since the Condit Dam was removed. How is the White Salmon River recovering?

What's Next For GMO Food Labeling?

OPB | Nov. 20, 2012

Now that the measure to label genetically modified food has failed in California, what's next for food labeling advocates?

Protecting And Punishing Federal Whistleblowers

OPB | Nov. 20, 2012

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden blocked the Intelligence Authorization Bill from passing the Senate last week, saying it could be used to punish federal whistleblowers.

Reducing Suicide Rates Among Soldiers and Veterans

OPB | Nov. 19, 2012

What can be done to decrease the growing number of suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans?

Our Town: Port Orford

OPB | Nov. 16, 2012

The next stop in the Our Town series is the coastal city of Port Orford.

Christopher Kimball Explores The Science Of Food

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012

Christopher Kimball's new book delves into the science of cooking.

News Roundtable

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012

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

Culture Club

OPB | Nov. 14, 2012

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

What's Next For The Oregon GOP?

OPB | Nov. 14, 2012

In the wake of the 2012 elections, what is the future of the Republican party in Oregon?

How Will Washington's Pot Law Be Implemented?

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012

Washington State voted to legalize pot, but what has to happen before the law is implemented?

Why Do Major Parties Continue To Dominate?

OPB | Nov. 13, 2012

Now that the results of the November election are in, we'll look at how third parties did.

Telling Stories On Stage

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012

What makes people want to share revealing, personal stories with an audience of strangers?

Writing About Life With Bipolar Disorder

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012

Cartoonist Ellen Forney has new book about living with bipolar disorder.

Clackamas County Fraud Investigation Continues

OPB | Nov. 09, 2012

We'll get the latest news on the investigation into a Clackamas County election worker accused of voter fraud. 

Adjusting To Cuts At The Beaverton School District

OPB | Nov. 09, 2012

Earlier this year, the Beaverton School Board approved a budget that eliminated 344 teaching positions — and sparked a series of other changes.

News Roundtable

OPB | Nov. 09, 2012

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

Culture Club

OPB | Nov. 08, 2012

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

Looking at Community Newspapers

OPB | Nov. 08, 2012

We'll explore the turf war brewing between the publishers of the Forest Grove News Times and the Forest Grove Leader

What Will the Election Mean for SCOTUS?

OPB | Nov. 08, 2012

With President Obama winning another four years in office, what changes can we expect at the Supreme Court?

Election Results & Reactions

OPB | Nov. 07, 2012

What surprised you on election night? We'll parse the local and national races.

Join TOL on Election Night

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

Tune in to OPB Radio, or join Think Out Loud at Rontoms in Portland, for full election night coverage.

What to Expect on Election Night

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

Polls close at 8 p.m., but national election results will start much earlier. Here's your primer on what to watch for tonight.

Oregon Red Cross Aids Sandy Victims

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

The Oregon Red Cross is hard at work helping with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

New Mental Health Center

OPB | Nov. 06, 2012

Portland may get a new mental health center in 2013. What would this mean for the city, the police and people with mental illness?

Women and Political Power

OPB | Nov. 05, 2012

On the eve of the November election and on the 100th anniversary of Oregon women winning the right to vote, we'll talk about the past, present, and future of women's political power. 

News Roundtable

OPB | Nov. 02, 2012

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

The End of the Tsunami Sirens in Tillamook County

OPB | Nov. 02, 2012

Tillamook County plans to stop the use of tsunami sirens in favor of other emergency alert tools.

Awaiting KBR Lawsuit Verdict

OPB | Nov. 02, 2012

We'll hear the details about the KBR case from The Oregonian's Mike Francis.

Culture Club

OPB | Nov. 01, 2012

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

Navigating Political Divisions

OPB | Nov. 01, 2012

What's the best way to handle the political divisions among friends and family that often surface in an election year?


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