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The Social Study Of Ebola Critical In Fighting Outbreak

OPB |Oct. 08, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Medical anthropologists and married couple, Bonnie and Barry Hewlett, study the cultural and political side of ebola outbreaks.

Portland Poised To Regulate Short-Term Rentals

OPB |July 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland could become one of the first major cities to create a legal framework for people who want to rent out rooms in their homes on a short-term basis.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB |June 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

HHS Nominee Wants Money Back From Failed Exchanges

OPB |May 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nominee, Sylvia Matthews Burwell, says she'd like to retrieve federal money from states like Oregon whose healthcare exchange has failed.

Oregon's Tech Czar Recommends Cover Oregon Switch To Fed Exchange

OPB |April 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Alex Pettit, Oregon's chief information officer, says the state should drop its own insurance exchange in favor of the federal system. Cover Oregon's board decides on Friday.

Deadline Passes For Cover Oregon Enrollment Starting In January

OPB |Jan. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregonians hoping to enroll in Cover Oregon by Jan 1 had until Monday. How many made the deadline?

Report Shows University Of Oregon In Last Place For Benchmarks

OPB |Nov. 06, 2013 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: An internal report reveals the University of Oregon is lagging behind other public universities in several areas including graduation rates, retention, faculty grants and publications, and student-to-professor ratios.

Northwest Favorites

June 22, 2012 9:15 a.m.

Are you making plans for the summer? What's at the top of your list of things to do and see in the Pacific Northwest?

Northwest Passages: Kathleen Alcala

July 30, 2009 9 a.m.

Author Kathleen Alcala on borders, families, and writing to free people of cultural and personal restraints.

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