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Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

Leaving Fluoride Debate Behind To Deal With Children's Dental Health

OPB |Dec. 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Opponents and proponents of adding fluoride to Portland's water produced a report about alternative ways to improve children's dental health in Multnomah County.

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

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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

"Lowriders In Space" Is A Unique Graphic Novel For Kids

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: "Lowriders In Space" follows the interstellar adventures of mechanic Lupe Impala and her sidekicks El Chavo Flapjack Octopus and Elirio Malaria.

How To Get Foster Parents For Kids In The OYA

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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.

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.

Exploring The Impact Of A Ruling On Autism Treatment

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: This week a court ruled that denying a popular but expensive autism treatment violates state and federal law.

Supreme Court Rulings On Immigration And Drinking Water

OPB |June 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll dig into recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings with our legal expert Lisa McElroy.

Oregon Presents New Plan To Evaluate Teachers

OPB |May 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.

Girl Going To Mexico To Live With Felon Father Raises Questions

OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB |Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

Julia Child Rules

OPB |Oct. 21, 2013 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

Child Trafficking Report

Aug. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A new report commissioned by the Department of Justice shows how widespread child trafficking is in the Portland metro area.

Understanding PANDAS

May 29, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The mother of the Albany high school student arrested for allegedly plotting an assault on the school says he has a rare condition linked to strep.

Documentary Highlights International Adoption Delays

April 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.

We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions. 

How To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

April 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.

What Motivates Bullying?

March 13, 2013 12:40 p.m.

We'll talk to former bullies about what motivates domineering behavior, and how they overcame the urge to bully.

Environmental Update

March 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Residents of West Salem are concerned about a rare form of bone cancer that has sickened some children in the area.

Jake Dekker Talks About One Kid At A Time

Jan. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington. 

Andrew Solomon On Raising Children With Differences

Nov. 27, 2012 12:40 p.m.

Andrew Solomon's new book looks at parenting when the apple does fall far from the tree.

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