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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.

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.

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.

Kitzhaber And Richardson Face Off In First Gubernatorial Debate

OPB |July 18, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger State Representative Dennis Richardson had their first debate on Friday morning.

Washington Initiative Campaigns Turn In Signatures

OPB |July 03, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Today is the deadline for initiative campaigns in Washington to turn in signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

News Roundtable: July 3, 2014

OPB |July 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: In this special edition of the news roundtable, we'll review some of the biggest news stories of the week and discuss the measures could end up on your November ballot.

Oregon Has the Lowest Percentage of Prisoners Serving Maximum Sentences

OPB |June 05, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: A study by The Pew Charitable Trusts found that less than half a percent of state prisoners serve their maximum sentence.

Election Monitor Talks Ukraine Election Results

OPB |May 27, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Reed College professor Paul Gronke fills us in on his experience as an election monitor for Ukraine's election this past Sunday.

News Roundtable: May 23, 2014

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

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

Analyzing Election Results

OPB |May 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll get reaction to the May Primary Election with Sarah Mirk and Jim Pasero.

News Roundtable: May 16, 2014

OPB |May 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Primary Election Preview

OPB |May 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jim Moore, Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University, speaks about some of the races in the upcoming primary.

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