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Twitter Trend Takes On The Psychology Of Leaving An Abusive Relationship

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

FRIDAY: In response to the viral video of a former NFL player assaulting his wife, survivors of domestic violence have turned to Twitter to explain #whyIstayed and #whyIleft.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

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

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

Navigating Non-Monogamy

OPB |Sept. 10, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with three people who have a range of experiences with non-monogamous relationships.

Oregon Test Scores "Hold Steady" But Big Common Core Changes Loom

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

WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.

A Conversation With NPR's New President And CEO

OPB |Sept. 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.

Exhibit Explores History Of Sephardic Jews In Portland

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: An exhibit at the Oregon Jewish Museum delves into the history of Jews who came to Portland from Turkey and Greece.

News Roundtable: September 5, 2014

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

Will Washington State Be Held In Contempt Over School Funding?

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll get an update about the legal battle over school funding in Washington state.

Environmental Update On The Elwha Dam And The Wilderness Act

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

TUESDAY: Journalists from our EarthFix team will give us an update on the removal of Elwha Dam and the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

Transfer Policy Changes Coming To Portland Public Schools

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

TUESDAY: The district is starting the process of overhauling its transfer policies while at the same time redrawing neighborhood school boundaries.

Natural Grocers Coming To NE Portland Site

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll talk with the head of the Portland Development Commission and others about the deal that was just announced that would bring a Natural Grocers store to a controversial development site.

News Roundtable: August 29th, 2014

OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Our Computers, Ourselves: Technology and Wilderness

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In the third installment of our tech series, we'll ask if the capacity to access the internet almost anywhere diminishes our ability to enjoy wilderness.

Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB |Aug. 28, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

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.

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

Napa Valley Rocked By 6.1 Earthquake

OPB |Aug. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll explore the geology behind the quake, the emergency response, and what it all means for the Pacific Northwest.

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