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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Terri Horman Civil Suit

Aug. 17, 2012 12:30 p.m.

Kyron Horman's mother is suing his stepmother in civil court over her son's 2010 disappearance.

Free-Range Parenting

June 04, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Are you a free-range parent? We'll find out what the term means and explore how this kind of parenting plays out in families around the region.

Skidmore Prize

Nov. 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.

TV Recommendations for Babies and Toddlers

Oct. 21, 2011 9:15 a.m.

The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out with TV recommendations for babies and toddlers — in short: turn off the TV for kids under two.

Medford Mourns

July 22, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The stabbing death of a mother and her four young children earlier this week has led to the biggest homicide investigation in Medford history.

Gender-Neutral Parenting

June 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Should your child's gender influence how you raise them?

Boosting Immunizations

May 19, 2011 9:30 a.m.

We'll look at immunization issues in the Northwest after a new law in Washington state that makes it harder for parents to opt out of immunizations for their kids.

Kids in Crisis

April 27, 2011 9:30 a.m.

The recent disappearance of one Portland teen and the shooting death of another have shaken some of the city's youth. What's the best way to help kids deal with trauma such as the death of a peer?

Changing Child Sex Crime Law

March 28, 2011 9 a.m.

Should the statute of limitations be eliminated for sex crimes against minors?

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