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Amazon In Oregon | Portland Thorns | Erious Johnson | Jim Pepper

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2017

We hear about Erious Johnson's recent settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice, tax breaks for Amazon, the Portland Thorns' 2017 NWSL championship and the life of Native American jazzman Jim Pepper.

News Roundtable | Teaching Diversity At Reed | Movie Madness

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2017

We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.

Landscapes Of Violence | Prison Population | Gun Owners | Senior Softball

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2017

A local painter depicts locations of violence in America. The prison population may be going down because of a new law. A hunter in Bend says gun owners need to advocate for gun control. And a Portlander is headed to the World Senior Games for softball.

Pop-Up Campuses | New Oregon Laws | Polybius Podcast

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2017

We hear about the idea of "pop-up campuses" for international students, some new laws that just took effect in Oregon, and a podcast all about a 1980s video arcade game.

News Roundtable | From Foster Care To College

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2017

Our news roundtable takes up the week's big regional and national headlines. Also, we speak with two former foster youth about their transition into college.

Talking Business | Historic Eugene House | Supreme Court Analysis

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2017

A boarding house in Eugene was one of the only places African American travelers could stay in the mid-20th century. Also, we'll learn what's on the docket for the Supreme Court that might affect Oregon. And the latest business news.

Mass Shootings | ZoomCare | Housing Emergency | Grand Juries

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2017

We discuss mass shootings and gun control, Multnomah County's move to phase out the use of grand juries, a possible extension of Portland's housing state of emergency, and financial troubles at ZoomCare.

News Roundtable | New Distracted Driving Law

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2017

A new law goes into effect on Sunday making it illegal to do almost anything with your phone while driving. Also, our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest news of the week.

Community Newspapers | REBROADCAST: Nez Perce War

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 27, 2017

Two online community newspapers serving parts of rural Washington county will soon be going to print. And we listen back to an interview from April about the Nez Perce War.

Mount St. Helens Mining | PCC DACA Center | Teens And Sexting

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2017

We hear about a controversial mining plan near Mount St. Helens and a new DACA Resource Center at Portland Community College. Also, how are laws around teenagers and sexting evolving?

Turkey Trouble | Lead Dust | Makers And Techs

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 25, 2017

We hear about turkey poop in eastern Oregon, lead dust from home demolitions, and an effort to bring creative types and technical types together in the Oregon startup world.

News Roundtable | REBROADCAST: Living With Cancer

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2017

We listen back to a conversation with Teva Harrison about her graphic memoir "In-Between Days" and her experience living with breast cancer. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. 

Air Pollution | Mental Health Program | 'The Spirit Of Dialogue'

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2017

We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."

Sheriff Mike Reese | Implicit Bias And Public Safety | Parole And Probation

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2017

We hear from Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese, U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams and Portland's Erika Preuitt, the first black president of the American Probation and Parole Association.

Parents In Prison | Public Records | Campus Sexual Assault Policy

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2017

We learn about Oregon's Bill of Rights for children of incarcerated parents, a public records lawsuit filed against the Washington legislature and a new University of Oregon policy related to sexual assault allegations.

Anti-California | Chetco Bar Fire Evacuee | Debating Teen Punishment

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 18, 2017

Portland-area high schoolers discuss the punishment for the teen suspected of starting the Eagle Creek Fire. Also, we talk to a woman who was evacuated from her house near Brookings for over a month. Plus, an opinion about anti-Californian sentiment.

News Roundtable | Opera Theatre Oregon | PSUAH's Response To Joey Gibson

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2017

Our panel of news watchers take up some of the biggest stories of the week. We learn about a new environmental opera performed outside, and we talk to a spokesman for the Portland Stands United Against Hate coalition.

Portland Mayor Wheeler | Type 1 Diabetes | 'Oregon Field Guide'

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2017

Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."

Forest Ecosystems | 'Class Of 2025' | Amazon Headquarters | Seattle Mayor

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2017

We consider the forest conditions of the Eagle Creek Fire and listen in to OPB's "Class of 2025" podcast. Also, we talk about Amazon's quest for a second headquarters and the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.

Talking Business | Gang Designations | Joey Gibson & Patriot Prayer

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 12, 2017

We speak to Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer about the motivation behind the group's rallies. The Portland Police will soon stop labeling people as gang members. Also, we talk business news with Suzanne Stevens.