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Talking Business | Gang Designations | Joey Gibson & Patriot Prayer

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 12, 2017

We speak to Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer about the motivation behind the group's rallies. The Portland Police will soon stop labeling people as gang members. Also, we talk business news with Suzanne Stevens.

Talking Business | Hazelnut Grove | Shipwrecks

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2017

We get a regional business news update, perspectives on Hazelnut Grove and the Overlook Neighborhood Association, and a glimpse into the life of a sunken treasure hunter.

Portland Mayor | Cooling Shelter | Talking Business | Earhart Archeologist

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2017

We discuss Portland policing, responses to the heat wave, the latest business news, and the northwest connection to the search for Amelia Earhart.

Business & Labor Politics | Oregon Governor Kate Brown

OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2017

We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.

Talking Business | Kitzhaber Investigation | Slants' Trademark Case | Good Samaritan Bill

OPB | Broadcast: June 20, 2017

We get updates on business news, The Slants' Supreme Court case, the investigation into former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, and a bill to protect people who break into hot cars to save kids and pets.

Hanford Emergency | Talking Business | Egyptian-American Playwright | New Oregon Tax Plan

OPB | Broadcast: May 9, 2017

A new play about an immigrant couple premiers from an Egyptian-American playwright, a response to yesterday's interview about the Oregon Democrats' tax plan, and an update on regional business news.

Talking Business | Disability Rights Lawsuit | Soul'd Out 2017

OPB | Broadcast: April 18, 2017

We get business news from the editor of the "Portland Business Journal," then turn to a new lawsuit brought by disability rights advocates. We end the hour with a preview of the Soul'd Out music festival.

Talking Business | Local Superintendent Wins Award | War On The Media?

OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2017

The Editor of the Portland Business Journal gives us some of the latest business news. The North Clackamas Superintendent wins a national award. And a UO professor says maybe President Trump's antagonism towards the press isn't such a bad thing.

Talking Business | Open Signal | Oregon Supply Chain Trade | Confederate Flag

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 14, 2017

The latest regional business news, a new community media arts reorganization, an explanation of supply side trade, and a public school conflict over the Confederate flag.

Talking Business | Sister Cities Snow Sculpture | SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 25, 2017

How will the end of the TPP affect Oregon businesses? What is Portland's relationship like with our sister cities? What do we know about President Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees?

Talking Business | Escaping The Nazis | American Dream: Employed And Homeless

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2016

We check in on the latest business news. We talk to a local woman who escaped from the Nazis in Austria with her triplet sisters when she was 13 years old. And we get another view about the American Dream from a homeless couple.

Opening Statements In Trial | Soccer Playoffs | Rising Portland Traffic Deaths | Public Financing For Portland Elections

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2016

We find out why traffic deaths are rising in Portland despite efforts to reverse the trend, and we learn more about a new proposed system of publicly financed elections in the city.

Talking Business | Airbnb Data | Marijuana Expungement

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2016

Oregonian/OregonLive's Jeff Manning fills us in on the latest regional business news. We also dig into some hard numbers about Portland's use of Airbnb, and find out who's getting their marijuana convictions expunged.

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

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

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

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

Bringing Refugees To Oregon | Soviet Diaspora: Education | Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2016

We'll talk to two faith leaders from Eugene who are working to bring refugees to Oregon. We'll continue our series on this state's Soviet diaspora with a conversation about education. And we'll catch up on the latest regional business news.

African American Exodus | Portland Web Comedy | Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016

According to a new article, Portland lost 11% of its African American population over a recent four-year period. We discuss why that might be. We also talk with the Portland creators of “The Benefits of Gusbandry,” a web series that’s been gaining notoriety. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Jack Ohman | Sendak's 'Magic Flute' | Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2016

Former Oregonian Jack Ohman talks about the 2016 election cycle, the Portland Opera stages a production designed by Maurice Sendak, and we get an update on some of the big stories in Portland business news.

Reform at DHS | Whiteness History Month | Talking Business | Bartow Memoriam

OPB | Broadcast: April 5, 2016

We talk about problems in Oregon's foster care system, Whiteness History Month, and the latest headlines in local business news.

Oregon Governor's Race | The Blob | Portland Business Alliance On Homelessness | Blazers

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2016

We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.