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Natural Grocers Coming To NE Portland Site

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll talk with the head of the Portland Development Commission and others about the deal that was just announced that would bring a Natural Grocers store to a controversial development site.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Technology and Wilderness

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In the third installment of our tech series, we'll ask if the capacity to access the internet almost anywhere diminishes our ability to enjoy wilderness.

Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

How Should Men Who Buy Sex With Minors Be Punished?

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk about how johns are prosecuted, and how that relates to the overall strategy of combating child sex trafficking.

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

County Votes For Big Intel Tax Break Package

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with OPB reporter Conrad Wilson about the history leading up to the deal that just passed and what it could mean for the future of the region.

Revisiting The Anthology Of American Folk Music

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-born Harry Smith's influential Anthology of American Folk Music was reissued this year by Portland's Mississippi Records.

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

Responses To Gang Violence: Spartan Boxing And K.E.Y.

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

We continue our occasional series highlighting different responses to gang violence in Oregon with a look at a boxing program in Medford, part of a larger approach called Keep Encouraging Youth (KEY).

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Mapping

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In the second part of our tech series, we'll discuss how the ubiquity of GPS and Google maps has shaped our knowledge and sense of our surroundings.

News Roundtable: August 22, 2014

OPB |Aug. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Examining The Rise Of Crossfit

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Oregon CrossFit Games begin in Bend on Saturday. We'll look into the the exercise regimen's meteoric rise and some of its potential drawbacks.

Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Regulators Deny Permit For Export Coal Dock

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll discuss the decision not to issue a permit to build a coal export dock in Boardman.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

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

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Physics Lessons From The Science Teacher You Wish You'd Had

OPB |Aug. 19, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-based mechanical engineer, musician and author Christine McKinley brings us the laws of physics like you've never heard them before.

Geese Create Poop Problem For Portland

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.

Clatsop-Nehalem Tribes Seek Federal Recognition

OPB |Aug. 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Six decades after the federal government terminated several Native American tribes, two tribes from the Oregon coast are hoping to be reinstated.

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