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Steelhead trout

Steelhead trout

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  • Representative Knute Buehler tells us about a bill on the governor’s desk that would allow pharmacists to prescribe naloxone — a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses.
  • Oregon State University professor Michael Blouin shares the results of his recent study which found that hatcheries have a drastic effect on the DNA of steelhead trout.
  • Today is the deadline for application to Oregon’s new nearly free community college program. Executive director of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission Ben Cannon tells how many people have signed up and how it will change college going in the state.
  • We’ll also hear about the implementation of Tennessee’s free community college program from reporter Adam Tamburin.

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