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Metro Measure Explained

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

WEDNESDAY: OPB reporter Rob Manning gives us a primer on the Metro measure on Portland-area ballots.

Two Gun Measures On Washington's Ballot

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

MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.

Minor Party Candidates For Governor Tackle The Issues

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

FRIDAY: We sit down with candidates from the Pacific Green, Libertarian, Progressive, and Constitution parties.

Poll Shows Marijuana And GE Food Labeling Likely To Pass

OPB |Oct. 15, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Measures 91 and 92 could be likely to pass, but the driver card measure may fail by a large margin.

Gubernatorial Republican Candidate: Dennis Richardson

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

WEDNESDAY: Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.

Oregon Statehouse Races And The Balance Of Power

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

TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up

2014 Gubernatorial Debate

OPB |Oct. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will weigh in on issues that matter to Oregonians.

Senate Republican Challenger: Monica Wehby

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

THURSDAY: Republican Monica Wehby is challenging U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in the November election.

M86: The Scholarship Measure

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

TUESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 86, which would allow the state to borrow money to create a scholarship fund for Oregon students pursuing college or career training.

M91: Marijuana Legalization In Oregon

OPB |Oct. 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against Measure 91, which would allow adults in Oregon to grow, possess, and sell marijuana under state regulation.

Following The Money In Oregon Races

OPB |Oct. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: OPB reporter Chris Lehman fills us in on the money flowing into campaigns in Oregon ahead of the November election.

M90: Top Two Primary

OPB |Oct. 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear arguments for and against creating a nonpartisan primary for all candidates. The top two would advance to the general election, regardless of party.

Peyton Marshall Imagines A Chilling Future In "Goodhouse"

OPB |Sept. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: In her debut novel "Goodhouse," Portland writer Peyton Marshall imagines a world where boys with certain genetic markers for violent tendencies are sent to prison-like boarding schools to learn "right-thinking."

M92: Requiring Labels For Genetically Engineered Food In Oregon

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.

Senate Democratic Incumbent: Jeff Merkley

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

MONDAY: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is running for reelection against Republican challenger Monica Wehby.

Pressure Mounts For Oregon To Use "Qualified" Interpreters For Deaf Inmates

OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: National advocacy groups for the deaf and hard of hearing are urging the Oregon Department of Corrections to stop using fellow inmates as interpreters.

Possible Changes Ahead For The Oregon Youth Authority

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

WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.

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.

Checking In On The Washington Top-Two Primary

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 12:10 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll check in with OPB reporter Austin Jenkins on the Washington primary races.

News Roundtable: July 24, 2014

OPB |July 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

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