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Parents In Prison | Public Records | Campus Sexual Assault Policy

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2017

We learn about Oregon's Bill of Rights for children of incarcerated parents, a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington legislature and a new University of Oregon policy related to sexual assault allegations.

Remembering Sam Blackman | Vietnam War Documentary

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 29, 2017

We discuss the sudden death of Portland tech entrepreneur Sam Blackman, and documentarians Ken Burns and Lynn Novick preview their 10-part series about the Vietnam War.

Represented: Fixing And Funding Oregon's Roads

OPB | Broadcast: April 17, 2017

We hit the road — literally — to see how a pothole is filled and find out how that kind of routine road maintenance fits into the huge transportation package lawmakers are putting together.

'You Don't Want To Know How Crazy I Am': Meet Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney

OPB | Broadcast: March 29, 2017

Senate President Peter Courtney reflects on the role he played in former Governor John Kitzhaber's resignation, as well as other highlights and lowlights from his long career. "You don't want to know how crazy I am," he says. But you really do.

State Civil Rights Protections | Wearable Music | Oregon Water Coalition

OPB | Broadcast: March 15, 2017

How strong are states' civil rights protections? What advances are Oregon farmers making around saving water? Also, we talk to a team from Intel and the Oregon Symphony who are collaborating on wearable music technology.

Yes, Coyotes Do Roam The Streets Of Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2016

Portlanders have reported almost 2,000 coyote sightings this year.

Portland Author Chelsea Cain Speaks About Twitter Outrage And Misogyny

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2016

Portland author Chelsea Cain recently quit Twitter after receiving misogynist comments about her recent comic book series Mockingbird. We hear about her experience.

On The Road: From La Grande To Imnaha On Route 82

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 25, 2016

Oregon Route 82 arcs from La Grande to Joseph, around the north side of the Wallowa Mountains. We took a road trip along the highway and talked to ranchers, small business owners, life-long residents and visitors.

Osage Tribal Member Struggles With The 'American' In The 'American Dream'

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2016

Our series exploring what the American Dream means to Oregonians continues with communications professor and Osage Native American tribal member Cynthia Coleman.

Escaping The Nazis For A Life In Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2016

Amelie Diamant Holmstrum and her two sisters left Europe when she was 13 to escape the Nazis. They grew up in Portland.

School Bond Vote | Homelessness In Eugene | Measuring Glacial Melt

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2016

Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.

Rebroadcast: 41 Days, Refuge Occupation Documentary

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 5, 2016

We listen back to our documentary of the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in this hour-long Think Out Loud special.

News Roundtable | Generic Drug Pricing | Defending The Bundys

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2016

Our news roundtable goes over the biggest stories of the week. Rep. Kurt Schrader sponsors a bill to prevent drug price gouging. We hear a preview of OPB's occupation trial podcast.

Altruism | Pidgin Languages | Testing Public Records Law

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2016

We'll hear about a new study trying to get get to the bottom of "true altruism," a new exhibit in Portland about pidgin English and a University of Oregon project using the state's public record law.

On The Road: Malin To Chiloquin

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2016

From the California border through Klamath Falls, we talked to people in hardware stores, diners, mobile home parks and campgrounds.

Oregon Instagrammer Camille Storch Gives A Glimpse Of Rural Life

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2016

Philomath resident Camille Storch was named Oregon's Instagram photographer to follow by Time magazine. She explained why her account represents the state.

'Way Too Soon': Residents Upset About Roseburg Play

OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2016

Playwright and director Ginger Dayle wrote a play focused on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 visit to Roseburg and the mass shooting there last October. Roseburg residents are unhappy about the play.

RNC Wrap Up | News Roundtable | Portland Biennial

OPB | Broadcast: July 22, 2016

Our team in Cleveland wrap up the RNC and our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest stories of the week. Then we hear about the 2016 Portland Biennial art show.

Track Star Alexi Pappas Heads To Rio Olympics

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2016

This summer, former University of Oregon and current TrackTown USA star Alexi Pappas will lace up her running shoes for the Greek team at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

On The Road: Elk, Butterflies And (Carved) Bears In Southwest Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: June 30, 2016

We take a drive along Oregon Route 38 and meet longtime residents, a few new arrivals and some folks who were just passing through.