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Former Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

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

MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.

Jeff Merkley Holds Hearing On Middle Class

June 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has invited struggling Oregonians featured in the documentary film American Winter to testify before a Senate subcommittee on economic policy.

American Winter

March 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

American Winter profiles Portland families struggling to make ends meet in the aftermath of the great recession.

Multigenerational Households

June 27, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Living under one roof with your parents might have gotten rough at times, but what happens when you add extended family members into the mix? 

1:30 pm Special with Timothy Geithner

April 25, 2012 1:30 p.m.

At 1:30 p.m. Dave Miller will talk to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at an event live from the Portland City Club.

Responding to Rising Health Care Costs

April 18, 2012 9:15 a.m.

Some Oregonians are increasingly choosing to delay or forgo medical care for financial reasons.

Is the Housing Market Coming Back?

Jan. 19, 2012 9:06 a.m.

In 2011, more homes were sold in the Portland area than in 2010, but real estate prices continued to drop. What does that say about the health of Portland's real estate market?


Aug. 16, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Some people who lost their jobs in the recession decided to start working for themselves. How are they doing?

Economic Check-In

Aug. 09, 2011 9:25 a.m.

Stocks are plummeting in reaction to the downgrading of the U.S. credit rating. What does all of this mean for Oregon's economy? What's your current economic indicator?

The Lipstick Economy

May 05, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What's your personal economic indicator?

The Rise in Domestic Violence

Jan. 21, 2011 9 a.m.

We explore what's driving Oregon's domestic violence cases up.

Black Friday

Nov. 26, 2010 9 a.m.

We explore what's at stake for retailers and consumers on this year's "Black Friday."

When Unemployment Benefits Run Out

May 03, 2010 9 a.m.

What happens when there are no more extensions for unemployment benefits and you still haven't found a job?

Paper Mills

Jan. 15, 2010 9 a.m.

How are struggling and shuttered paper mills affecting Oregonians?

Saving Your Pennies?

July 15, 2009 9 a.m.

Can the economy rebound if we keep saving our money?

Not Enough To Eat

April 21, 2009 9 a.m.

What happens when you're hungry in Oregon?

Coping in Tough Times

April 13, 2009 9 a.m.

How are people learning to thrive — or at least cope — in a dismal economy?

The Benefits of Unemployment

March 30, 2009 9 a.m.

How will proposed changes to Oregon's unemployment insurance affect you?

Total Tax Makeover

March 25, 2009 9 a.m.

Does Oregon need a tax overhaul?

Society's History

March 24, 2009 9 a.m.

How is the recession forcing historical institutions to redefine how they serve the public?

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