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Joshua Wolf Shenk Looks At The Power Of Creative Pairs

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

WEDNESDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. Reserve your free tickets here.

New Play About Escalation Of The Vietnam War Comes To Oregon

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.

Follow-Up On Infant Mortality Numbers In Multnomah County

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll dig into the policy implications of the data we heard about last week, specifically the racial disparity in infant mortality rates. 

M92: Requiring Labels For Genetically Engineered Food In Oregon

OPB |Sept. 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.

Senate Democratic Incumbent: Jeff Merkley

OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is running for reelection against Republican challenger Monica Wehby.

Pressure Mounts For Oregon To Use "Qualified" Interpreters For Deaf Inmates

OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: National advocacy groups for the deaf and hard of hearing are urging the Oregon Department of Corrections to stop using fellow inmates as interpreters.

Environmental Update On Flame Retardants, Aerial Herbicide Spraying & More

OPB |Sept. 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll get the latest on flame retardants in the Columbia River, pesticide regulation in Oregon and more with our EarthFix team.

Oracle Claims Copyright Infringement Over Cover Oregon Software

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll examine the latest turn in the legal battle between the state of Oregon and the tech company Oracle.

News Roundtable: September 19, 2014

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

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

Living On The Line: Oregon's Working Poor

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Nearly one third of Oregon families don't earn a livable wage. We'll hear from those who are working, but still can't make ends meet.

New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

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

THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.

First Of Its Kind Coal Dust Study Underway In The Northwest

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: EarthFix reporter Ashley Ahearn reports on a coal dust study scientists have begun in the Northwest to determine what affect coal by rail might have on the environment.

Exploring Options To Help Pedophiles

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with clinical psychologist Wilson Kenney about myths and facts surrounding pedophilia and what treatments and support systems are available for people.

Possible Changes Ahead For The Oregon Youth Authority

OPB |Sept. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.

"All The Sex I've Ever Had" In Portland's Time-Based Art Festival

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk to some of the participants of "All The Sex I've Ever Had," a production that looks at the sexual adventures, wisdom and lives of five older Portlanders.

 

Talking Business

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

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about some of the business stories on her radar.

Lawmakers Hold Hearings On Cover Oregon, E-Cigarettes And More

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are in Salem this week holding hearings on issues that are likely to get a lot of attention in the 2015 legislative session.

Salem Ebola Doctor Debbie Eisenhut Returns From Liberia

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with a missionary doctor who's been in West Africa for the last 16 months about the outbreak and what she sees as the region's most urgent needs.

The Latest On The Portland Street Fee Proposal

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll dig into possible changes to the proposed street fee in Portland.

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