Tagged: Oregon

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.

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.

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.

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.

Oregon Test Scores "Hold Steady" But Big Common Core Changes Loom

OPB |Sept. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: School test scores are out today for the 2013-2014 school year. We'll talk about the results and what educators are anticipating next year with the Common Core changes.

Exhibit Explores History Of Sephardic Jews In Portland

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:25 p.m.

FRIDAY: An exhibit at the Oregon Jewish Museum delves into the history of Jews who came to Portland from Turkey and Greece.

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

Oregon Insurance Commissioner Discusses Health Coverage

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

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Laura Cali, Oregon's Insurance Commissioner, about last week's ruling on autism treatment, new rates for individual health plans, and more.

Sound Opinions Chooses Desert Island Discs From Oregon Bands

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

MONDAY: Greg Kot and Jim Derogatis, hosts of the public radio show Sound Opinions, join us to pick a few local selections for their Desert Island Jukebox.

News Roundtable: August 8, 2014

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

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

Partnership Brings Oregon's Early History To Life

OPB |Aug. 07, 2014 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: A recent partnership between Ancestry.com and the Oregon State Archives brings Oregon's early history to the masses.

Archaeologist Uncovers Part Of Oregon History

OPB |July 25, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll explore some Oregon history with Ashland-based archaeologist, Chelsea Rose.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Health Care Subsidies

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

TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.

Checking In On Northwest Wildfires

OPB |July 15, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporter Devan Schwartz and Robin DeMario from the Northwest Coordination Center about wildfires in the Northwest.

Talking Business

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

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Oregon State Hospital Honors Thousands in Cremains Memorial

OPB |July 07, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk about the opening of a memorial that honors the remains of thousands of unclaimed patients found on the grounds of Oregon State Hospital.

Can Playing With Barbies Limit Girls' Career Choices?

OPB |June 24, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll explore new research that shows playing with Barbies could affect the jobs girls think they can do in the future.

Talking Business

OPB |June 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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

University Of Oregon Players Suspended From School

OPB |June 24, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Three University of Oregon students accused of sexual assault earlier this year have been suspended from school for at least four years.

Cover Oregon Transitions To The Federal System

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

WEDNESDAY: We'll get a progress report on Oregon's switch over from the state's failed health insurance exchange website to the federal healthcare.gov.

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