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OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Catching Up With Cover Oregon

OPB | March 03, 2015

TUESDAY: Lawmakers voted recently to dissolve Cover Oregon, but lawsuits over the state's failed health insurance exchange drag on.

Ocean Acidity Is Harming Oysters

OPB | Feb. 12, 2015

THURSDAY: The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the impacts of ocean acidity on shellfish.

Branding PDX: The Carpet, The Cuckoo Clock, Food Carts & More

OPB | Jan. 16, 2015

FRIDAY: We'll be live from PDX to talk about the restaurants and other vendors at the Portland airport, what's behind the #pdxcarpet phenomenon & more.

Naturopaths Fight For Equal Status In Oregon

OPB | Jan. 15, 2015

THURSDAY: Naturopathic doctors are pushing for legislation that would allow them to be considered primary care physicians in Oregon.

Environmental Update On Carbon, Herbicide Spraying, and Climate Change

OPB | Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll check in with reporters from our EarthFix team about some of the stories they're following.

Providing Healthcare For Transgender Oregonians

OPB | Jan. 06, 2015

TUESDAY: This January, Oregon joined a small group of states where transgender people can get health care coverage for gender dysphoria.

News Roundtable: Looking Back On The News In 2014

OPB | Dec. 31, 2014

WEDNESDAY: In this special Think Out Loud, we review some of the biggest international, national and regional news stories of the year.

What A Carbon Tax Could Mean For Oregon

OPB | Dec. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.

Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

OPB | Dec. 16, 2014

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Oregon Is First State To Use Birth Control Rates As A Measure Of Health

OPB | Dec. 02, 2014

TUESDAY: Coordinated Care Organizations are using contraception data as one way to measure good health.

Harvard Business School Finds Career Outcomes Split Between Male And Female Grads

OPB | Nov. 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A new survey of 25 thousand Harvard Business School graduates, reveals gaping disparities between men and women's career expectations and outcomes.

Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.

Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

Uber Launches In Portland Suburbs

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.

US and China Pledge New Goals On Climate Change

OPB | Nov. 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY: The U.S. and China announced an ambitious new commitment to reduce carbon emissions in the effort to curb climate change.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

OPB | Nov. 10, 2014

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via HealthCare.gov.

How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB | Oct. 28, 2014

TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB | Oct. 21, 2014

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

Catching Up With Editorial Cartoonist Jack Ohman

OPB | Sept. 29, 2014

The Oregonian's former editorial cartoonist is now lambasting politicians in California, at the Sacramento Bee.