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Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB | Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Regulators Deny Permit For Export Coal Dock

OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll discuss the decision not to issue a permit to build a coal export dock in Boardman.

Summer Food Program Helps Bridge A Gap

OPB | Aug. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We're live from Peninsula Park in Portland, one of the 600 sites in Oregon where kids from 1-18 can get a free lunch in the summertime.

Geese Create Poop Problem For Portland

OPB | Aug. 18, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Two groups have partnered in a pilot project to deal with goose droppings in public parks.

Annual TechfestNW Celebrates Innovation

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

FRIDAY: We'll discuss the future of technology on day one of a two-day festival celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship in Portland.

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.

The Realities of Depression

OPB | Aug. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of Robin Williams' death, we'll explore what it's like to live with depression.

Questions Raised By Response To Deadly Ebola Outbreak

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

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Bill Messer, an infectious disease expert, about the medicines available to treat Ebola and why, at this point, a focus on those could be counterproductive.

Rethinking Elite Higher Education

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

TUESDAY: Portland writer William Deresiewicz argues in his new book, "Excellent Sheep," that America's system of elite colleges is bad for students — and society.

Sound Opinions Chooses Desert Island Discs From Oregon Bands

OPB | Aug. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Greg Kot and Jim Derogatis, hosts of the public radio show Sound Opinions, join us to pick a few local selections for their Desert Island Jukebox.

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