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Author Tom Spanbauer On Real Life With HIV

OPB |Dec. 01, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Tom Spanbauer has written fiction about people who live with HIV, but he joins us today to talk about how he's dealt with the disease himself since 1988.

New App Aims To Help Black Drivers Know Their Rights

OPB |Dec. 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: The "Driving While Black" app seeks to assist African-American drivers when they're pulled over. 

Teacher And Writer Asks: Why Aren't There More Black People In Oregon?

OPB |Nov. 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Walidah Imarisha has been sparking conversations with that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.

Joshua Wolf Shenk On Creative Collaboration

OPB |Nov. 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. 

Harvard Business School Finds Career Outcomes Split Between Male And Female Grads

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new survey of 25 thousand Harvard Business School graduates, reveals gaping disparities between men and women's career expectations and outcomes.

Exploring The Urban-Rural Divide Of Childhood Hunger In Oregon

OPB |Nov. 26, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about how childhood hunger plays out in rural versus urban parts of Oregon.

News Roundtable: November 26, 2014

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

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

Portlanders Protest Peacefully Before Splinter Group Turns Violent

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 8:06 p.m.

TUESDAY EVENING: In this special live 8 PM broadcast, we checked in on the Portland protest after a Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.

Portlanders React To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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

TUESDAY: A small group of protesters gathered Monday night in Portland after learning a grand jury did not indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

OPB |Nov. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Researchers Discover Likely Culprit Behind Sea Star Die Off

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Since the summer of 2013, sea stars along the pacific coast have been wasting away by the millions. Now scientists at Cornell University think they know why.

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

OPB |Nov. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: We get reaction to President Obama's speech, which outlined executive action to provide temporary relief for nearly five million immigrants who are in the country illegally.

News Roundtable: November 21, 2014

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

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

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Seattle Zoo Will Phase Out Elephant Program

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo announced Wednesday that it will find new homes for its two aging elephants and will not replenish their exhibit with new pachyderms. 

Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

Could The Midterms Shakeup U.S. Foreign Policy?

OPB |Nov. 19, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of a sweeping Republican victory on election night, we'll examine the implications for President Obama's foreign policy agenda.

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