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Mount St. Helens Mining | PCC DACA Center | Teens And Sexting

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2017

We hear about a controversial mining plan near Mount St. Helens and a new DACA Resource Center at Portland Community College. Also, how are laws around teenagers and sexting evolving?

Fossil Fuel Challenge | American Working Conditions | Oregon Bar Exam

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2017

We discuss Portland's ability to ban local fossil fuel infrastructure, the first comprehensive survey of American workers, and the Oregon Supreme Court decision to lower the score needed to pass the state bar exam.

'State Of Wonder' In Corvallis | Opioid Lawsuit | Eclipse Cell Coverage | Portland's Tech Scene

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2017

What will Corvallis do for the eclipse? And will sketchy cell coverage in Eastern Oregon be a problem during the eclipse? Also, more on Multnomah County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and an exploration of Portland's tech industry.

Police Prosecution | Wolf Compensation | Peer Support

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2017

After Portland Police officers use deadly force, they may now have weeks before they are required to make a statement. Also, ranchers are being compensated for wolf attacks that may never have happened. And peer support is becoming more common for mental health treatment as well as drug addiciton.

Covering Terrorism Cases | Elder Abuse | Grand Jury Recordings

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2017

We hear about disparities in domestic terrorism prosecutions, the latest on Oregon's "elder abuse epidemic," and a bill that would require grand juries proceedings be recorded.

Approaching The Rise In Elder Abuse

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2015

The elder abuse rate in Oregon rose in 2014. We'll find out what's behind that rise, and how those charged with identifying, prosecuting and preventing such abuse are approaching the problem.

Washington's Go-To Guy For Rules On Legal Pot Is Stepping Down

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2015

Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.

Legal Marijuana In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2015

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.

Environmental Update On Wildlife Detectives

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2015

We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.

Oregon Cities Weigh Local Pot Taxes Ahead of November Vote

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2014

FRIDAY: If recreational marijuana is legalized in Oregon, some cities want to cash in by taxing it at the local level.

The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

County Vs City Laws

OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.

Oregon Lawyers Divided Over Proposed Changes To Class Action Payments

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2014

FRIDAY: Democratic lawmakers want to redirect unclaimed money from class action lawsuits to help fund legal aid for people who can't afford to hire a lawyer.

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Legalized Marijauna

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.

Jeffrey Toobin

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2012

Jeffrey Toobin talks about the American judicial system and his new book, The Oath.