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Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program

OPB |Oct. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.

U.S. Supreme Court's 2014 Fall Term Begins

OPB |Oct. 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with U.S. Supreme Court watcher Lisa McElroy about the start of the new term this week.

News Roundtable: July 18, 2014

OPB |July 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Northwest Clinicians Will Share Notes With Patients Online

OPB |April 15, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: A group of nine medical care providers is the first to regionally adopt an online medical information portal.

What Did The Senate Investigation Into CIA Tactics Find?

OPB |April 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: McClatchy Newspapers obtained the still-classified conclusions of a Senate investigation into the CIA's use of interrogation tactics.

Sen. Wyden On The Tensions Between Liberty And Security

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

WEDNESDAY: Ron Wyden (D-OR) is one of the Senate's most vocal watchdogs on the issue of data collection by intelligence agencies.

Exploring Student Free Speech Rights And Twitter

OPB |March 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We examine free speech issues raised by the ACLU after at least 20 public High School students were suspended for retweeting a rumor about a teacher.

Benefit Corporations Aim To Balance Profit With Public Good

OPB |Jan. 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon has just joined a growing number of states that allow businesses to register as a Benefit Companies — meaning corporations can be defined not only by profit-making but by social goals as well.

Portland Social History? There's An App For That

OPB |Nov. 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Know Your City (formerly the Dill Pickle Club) has launched a new mobile app that takes people on a guided, multicultural history tour of downtown Portland.

State Of The Media In Medford

OPB |Oct. 02, 2013 12:06 p.m.

What does the media landscape look like where you live?

Oregon Legislature Convenes For Special Session

OPB |Sept. 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.

At the behest of Governor John Kitzhaber, Oregon lawmakers return for a special session on Monday, October 30th. OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us from the capitol.

Graduation Stories

June 13, 2013 12:06 p.m.

As graduation season is upon us, we'll look at who's graduating with non-standard diplomas and who's not graduating at all — and explore the implications.

Culture Club

June 05, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.

Jeff Merkley Holds Hearing On Middle Class

June 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has invited struggling Oregonians featured in the documentary film American Winter to testify before a Senate subcommittee on economic policy.

News Roundtable: May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Special Election Results

May 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll discuss how some of the major ballot items across the state fared in the May special election.

Voting On Public Safety Funding

May 13, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure. 

Special Election: Fluoride

May 07, 2013 12:30 p.m.

As the May special election nears, we'll check in with both sides of the water fluoridation debate. 

School Funding On The May Ballot

April 29, 2013 12:15 p.m.

There are ten local school funding measures on the May 21 special election ballot. Will you be affected?

Crowdsourcing In A Crisis

April 22, 2013 12:25 p.m.

What role have social media and crowdsourcing played in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing?

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