OPB | Broadcast: April 18, 2017
We get business news from the editor of the "Portland Business Journal," then turn to a new lawsuit brought by disability rights advocates. We end the hour with a preview of the Soul'd Out music festival.
OPB | Broadcast: March 27, 2017
We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 6, 2016
We'll get a definition of a term that we've heard a lot lately: populism. We'll also hear about new savings accounts for people with disabilities. And we begin a series of interviews about the state's death penalty with a District Attorney who says it's his duty to push for a death sentence, even though he personally disagrees with it.
OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2015
OPB's Amelia Templeton and Joe VanderVeer, former chairman of Portland’s Commission on Disabilities, tried to get a ride in an Uber vehicle that could take VanderVeer's wheelchair. It took 15 attempts and nine hours.
OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2015
THURSDAY: An advocacy group is pushing for legislation that would require dyslexia screening for young children and more training for teachers on how to engage kids who are dyslexic.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 25, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: May 15, 2014
THURSDAY: Families and state officials are eager to find the source of a cluster of rare birth defects in three Central and Eastern Washington counties.
OPB | Broadcast: May 14, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We're talking with an audience about what it's like to to take care of a parent, a child, or a spouse.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has joined a class action lawsuit filed by disability advocacy groups against the Oregon Department of Human Services.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2010
How a disfiguring accident changed the course of a young woman's life.