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Portland State University Poised To Vote on Armed Campus Police Force

OPB |Dec. 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The university's governing board is scheduled to vote on Thursday on a proposal that would create an armed police force for the PSU campus.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

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

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

Reacting To The Portland Portland Police Bureau Settlement

OPB |Sept. 02, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll explore the elements and implications of the settlement agreement between the Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau.

New Signs Provide Real-Time Traffic Info

OPB |July 16, 2014 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Oregon Department of Transportation has rolled out some new digital signs with travel time estimates and speed advisories.

Preventing Drownings In The Northwest

OPB |July 11, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: After several drownings in the Northwest, we'll talk about why they're happening and what can be done to prevent them.

Curry County Sheriff Resigns

OPB |July 08, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll discuss the resignation of Curry County Sheriff John Bishop.

Schools Fail To Comply With Safety Drill Law

OPB |July 01, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: What are the consequences for Oregon schools that are not practicing state mandated safety drills?

Parental Responsibility When Kids Gain Access To Guns

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

TUESDAY: Should parents be held legally responsible when a minor accesses a parent's gun without permission?

Secretary Of State Releases TriMet Audit

OPB |Jan. 29, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Secretary of State Kate Brown is releasing a top-to-bottom audit of the state's largest transit agency.

Curry County Hosts Public Safety Summit

OPB |Jan. 24, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: Public officials from Oregon's economically struggling timber counties and the state capitol are gathering in Curry County to discuss funding public safety

Lane County Sees Results Of Public Safety Levy

OPB |Jan. 10, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: In Lane County, a public safety levy passed in May means more jail beds and fewer early releases, but so far the crime rate has not gone down.

What's Next For Curry County?

OPB |Nov. 18, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Voters in Curry County rejected another public safety levy earlier this month. Is it time to ask the state for help?

Voting On Public Safety Funding

May 13, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Voters around the state will decide on tax measures May 21 that would fund jail beds, law enforcement personnel and other public safety infrastructure. 

Fertilizer Regulation In Oregon

April 18, 2013 12:25 p.m.

After a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas, we'll look at how hazardous chemicals are regulated in Oregon.

ODOT Sued After Bus Crash

April 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Survivors of a bus crash on I-84 are suing the Oregon Department of Transportation, saying it failed to properly equip and maintain the icy stretch of highway.

Lawmakers Get Down To Business With Budget

March 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The co-chairs of the Ways & Means committee released their budget plan earlier this week. We'll dig into what it means for the session and the state.

Baruti Artharee Is Portland's New Public Safety Police Director

Feb. 06, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Baruti Artharee will be Mayor Charlie Hales's liaison to the Portland Police Bureau and other public safety organizations.

Watching And Waiting On The Sellwood Bridge

Jan. 23, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll hear the latest on the replacement of the Sellwood bridge, the state's most heavily traveled two-lane bridge.

Recommending Criminal Justice Changes

Dec. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk with two members of Oregon's Commission on Public Safety about their new recommendations for the state's corrections system.

Eight Children Saved from Drowning at Hagg Lake

Sept. 17, 2012 12:50 p.m.

We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend. 

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