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Altruism | Pidgin Languages | Testing Public Records Law

OPB | 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.

News Roundtable | Native American Trade Routes | Olympic Politics

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016

Our news roundtable takes up the biggest stories of the week. Plus, we learn about early Native American trade routes and get an update from Rio on the behind-the-scenes politics of the Olympics.

People Of Color In The Cannabis Industry | Eugene's Racist History | Comic City, USA

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016

We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.

Forest Service Responds | Woody Guthrie In The Pacific Northewest

OPB | Aug. 18, 2016

The US Forest Service responds to our interview with Oregonian reporters about their Canyon Creek fire investigation. And KEXP DJ Greg Vandy about Woody Guthrie's time in our neck of the woods.

Released: Life And Forgiveness After 21 Years In Prison

OPB | Aug. 17, 2016

Marc Trice spent 21 years in prison for a murder he committed when he was 15. We ask him about life on the outside. The sister of his victim tells us about what his release has been like for her.

Talking Business | OSF's American Revolutions Plays | Grant Co. Recall | Rio Olympics

OPB | Aug. 16, 2016

We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.

Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?

News Roundtable | Ban The Box | Marijuana Research

OPB | Aug. 12, 2016

The weekly news roundtable addresses the presidential race, Portland's potential new homeless shelter and public records reform in Oregon. Also, a UO researcher explains "ban the box," and an Oregon cannabis researcher reacts to the DEA's announcement.

Tribal Disenrollment Reversed | Hiroshima Survivor | Imprisonment Disparities

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016

We talk to a survivor of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Also, Oregon imprisons African Americans at a high rate. And we talk to a family who won the right to re-enroll in the Grand Ronde tribe.

On The Road: Malin To Chiloquin

OPB | 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 | Aug. 03, 2016

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

REBROADCAST: Alexi Pappas | On The Road 395

OPB | Aug. 05, 2016

On the opening day of the 2016 Olympics, we'll listen back to a conversation with Oregon track star Alexi Pappas, who is running for Greece in Rio. Also, over the next four days, we'll listen back to all of our On The Road series. Today: 395.

News Roundtable | Hospital Monopolies | Olympics Preview

OPB | Aug. 04, 2016

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week. We find out how hospital monopolies drive up prices. And NPR's Tom Goldman joins us from Rio de Janeiro for a preview of the Olympics. 

Homeless Shelter Model | Oregon's Instagrammer | Opera A La Carte

OPB | Aug. 03, 2016

We find out more about a San Antonio homeless shelter that some say should be replicated in Portland, hear from Oregon's No. 1 instagrammer and find out about a new way to experience opera.

New Blue Pigment | Hiking The Triple Crown | Music Inspired By Crater Lake

OPB | Aug. 02, 2016

We hear about a new blue pigment created at Oregon State University, one man attempting to complete the "Triple Crown of hiking" in one year, and music inspired by Crater Lake.

'Way Too Soon': Residents Upset About Roseburg Play

OPB | 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.

Conventions Wrap Up | News Roundtable | OSF Open Letter

OPB | July 29, 2016

We'll wrap up the final night of the DNC, and the news of the week. We'll also learn about racist incidents in Ashland that have led the Oregon Shakespeare Festival to write an open letter to the community.

Bernie Delegate | International Reporter | Roseburg Play

OPB | July 28, 2016

We talk to an Oregon delegate who supported Bernie Sanders and a Spanish reporter at the DNC. Director Ginger Dayle joins us to discuss her controversial play set in Roseburg.

REBROADCAST: Woodburn High

OPB | Aug. 01, 2016

Oregon has the fourth lowest graduation rate in the country, but Woodburn High has exceeded the state average by double digits for two years in a row.

Oregon House Speaker Talks Redistricting, Ivanka And More At The DNC

OPB | July 25, 2016

Speaker of the Oregon House Tina Kotek spoke at the Democratic National Convention Monday night. Think Out Loud caught up with her before the speech.