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Legislative Hearing Asks Whether Minority Hiring Law Needs More Teeth

OPB | March 18, 2015

MONDAY: The 'Rooney Rule' requires public universities in Oregon to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring for coaching positions. Some advocates think think the state needs to monitor compliance.

New Oregon Secretary Of State Outlines Priorities

OPB | March 18, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Implementing the state's new 'motor voter' bill is at the top of her list.

Local Puzzle Master Wins Competition

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.

Rebroadcast: The Past Present And Future Of The South Waterfront

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.

Oregon State Football Coach Mike Riley Leaves For Nebraska

OPB | Dec. 05, 2014

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

Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Talking Business

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014

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

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

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

Going To College Inside Prison

OPB | June 12, 2014

THURSDAY: During finals week, we go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about the College Inside program.

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB | March 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What $20 Million In Affordable Housing Could Mean

OPB | March 14, 2014

FRIDAY: Following the call by Mayor Charlie Hales for additional money for inner N/NE Portland, we'll dig into the history of affordable housing in the area and ask where new money might go.

PSU Faculty May Strike Within A Month

OPB | March 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Portland State University's full-time faculty voted overwhelming to approve a strike, which could begin in early April.

Trader Joe's Withdraws From Northeast Portland

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014

MONDAY: Trader Joe's announced this morning that it is halting development plans for its store in Northeast Portland.

PSU Labor Negotiations Heat Up

OPB | Feb. 03, 2014

MONDAY: Faculty and administration at Portland State University are in the midst of a protracted labor dispute that could culminate in a strike.

Exploring The State of Jefferson

OPB | Jan. 31, 2014

FRIDAY: Live from Jacksonville we explore the history of this secessionist movement and the political and cultural resonance of the "state" today.

Talking Business

OPB | Nov. 25, 2013

MONDAY: In our regular business update, we'll discuss Portland companies expanding outside the state, real estate development in the Lloyd district, and more.

OSU Researchers Make Strides In New Treatment for "Superbugs"

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013

Researchers at OSU and other institutions are working on a new, more precise kind of antibiotic to target drug-resistant bacteria.

Junction City Gets a Psychiatric Hospital

OPB | July 17, 2013

We discuss the Oregon Legislature's decision to build a psychiatric hospital in Junction City.

Lowering the Legal Limit for DUIIs

OPB | May 22, 2013

The National Transportation and Safety Board has made recommendations for states to lower driver's acceptable blood alcohol content to 0.05 percent.