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Urban Versus Rural Health Care Premiums

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

Diane Lund-Muzikant joins us for an update on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act, following the Dec. 15 deadline to re-enroll for healthcare coverage.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB |Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.

Oregon State Football Coach Mike Riley Leaves For Nebraska

OPB |Dec. 05, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: Nebraska surprised everyone Thursday by announcing that longtime Oregon State football coach Mike Riley would be their next head coach.

University Of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellows On Strike

OPB |Dec. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: After negotiations with the University of Oregon administration failed, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation went on strike Tuesday for the first time in its 38 year history.

Oregon Is First State To Use Birth Control Rates As A Measure Of Health

OPB |Dec. 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Coordinated Care Organizations are using contraception data as one way to measure good health.

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.

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.

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.

Can Oregon Make It To the First-Ever College Football Playoffs?

OPB |Nov. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Ducks are currently ranked #2 in the country, and are poised to make the brand new four-team BCS playoff.

Oregon Braces For Open Enrollment With Federal Website

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

MONDAY: Open enrollment begins November 15. That's when Oregonians who previously enrolled in a private plan using Cover Oregon must re-enroll via HealthCare.gov.

U of O Debating How To Reduce Sexual Assault On Campus

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

THURSDAY: We'll talk with members of the University of Oregon Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Assault and Survivor Support about how the university is moving forward.

Talking With Oregon's 2015 Teacher Of The Year

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Michael Lindblad, from the Gresham-Barlow School District, was named Oregon's 2015 Teacher of the Year.

Talking Business

OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Christopher Rauschenberg Talks The Changing Field Of Photography

OPB |Oct. 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:  The co-founder 0f Blue Sky, a gallery in Northwest Portland, talks about the dynamic history of photography and where the medium might be headed.

Oregon Considers Replacing National Statues In Congress

OPB |Oct. 14, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon is considering replacing the statues currently at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol Building.

University Of Oregon Surveys Students On Sexual Assault Experiences

OPB |Oct. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: The University of Oregon recently commissioned a task force to examine the issue of sexual assault on campus. We'll discuss the findings of a new survey.

George Fox Reinstates Football After A 46-Year Hiatus

OPB |Sept. 26, 2014 12:20 p.m.

FRIDAY: George Fox University is among seven other NAIA division II teams to start college football programs in 2014, amid growing negative publicity for the sport.

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.

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