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Rebroadcast: The Past Present And Future Of The South Waterfront

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

WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.

WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

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

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

County Officials Want To Change Law Aimed At Saving Addicts From Overdose

OPB |Dec. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Public health officials want to add a "Good Samaritan" provision to a law allowing lay people to administer a drug that can reverse an opiate overdose. 

Finding New Uses For Old Medications

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

MONDAY: After a change in federal law, unused medication can now be redistributed to health facilities in need of pharmaceuticals.

Environmental Update

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

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

At Home With Blindness

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

THURSDAY: Our new series of conversations in homes across Oregon kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a blind man with a singular sense of style.

News Roundtable: December 11, 2014

OPB |Dec. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

Oregon Could Become The Napa Valley Of Truffles

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The state is becoming increasingly known for growing this underground fungal delicacy. It's not unusual for truffles to sell for $3000 per pound and more.

Portland State University Poised To Vote on Armed Campus Police Force

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.

Exploring The Psychology Of Buying

OPB |Dec. 09, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk about the connection between spending habits and happiness.

Talking Business

OPB |Dec. 09, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.

Uber Launches In Portland

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

MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally. 

Washington Researcher Is Developing Breath Test For Pot

OPB |Dec. 05, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A research team at Washington State University is working on a device that would measure THC in someone's breath, similar to existing alcohol breathalyser tests. 

News Roundtable: December 5, 2014

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

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

The Streets of Manhattan Once Flowed With Pigs

OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Almost 200 years ago, the burgeoning city of Manhattan faced a crisis between growing urban development and lingering pastoral interests.

West Salem High School Sex Abuse Case Reverberates

OPB |Dec. 04, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Statesman Journal has been reporting on the case of the girls basketball coach who plead guilty to charges of sexual abuse of two students, and following up on the fallout from the case.

New Report Recommends Changes At Portland Police Bureau

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

THURSDAY: Outside consultants have once again issued a report with recommendations for Portland Police.

University Of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellows On Strike

OPB |Dec. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: After negotiations with the University of Oregon administration failed, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation went on strike Tuesday for the first time in its 38 year history.

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