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New Oregon Laws Taking Effect In 2015

OPB |Jan. 05, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: In addition to recreational marijuana, 2015 brings changes to laws governing home sales, underage drinking, minimum wage, concealed handguns and more.

Joe Bell Begins Walk Across The Country To Honor Jadin

April 23, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Joe Bell has begun a two-year walk across the country to honor his son Jadin, who killed himself this winter after experiencing bullying.

A New Biography Of Bruce Springsteen

Nov. 21, 2012 12:20 p.m.

We'll talk with local author Peter Ames Carlin, the first Bruce Springsteen biographer in 25 years who has been granted interviews with the music icon. 

Sentencing Juvenile Offenders

March 22, 2012 9:35 a.m.

How should age affect sentencing when juveniles commit murder?

Teen Heart Screenings

Jan. 24, 2012 9:06 a.m.

What are the benefits — and drawbacks — of heart screenings for teenagers?

Teen Access to Birth Control

Oct. 24, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Canby School Board just voted against providing access to birth control prescriptions at Canby High. Now we want to know: what role should schools have in providing birth control options or promoting reproductive health?

Rebroadcast: Troubled Teens

Sept. 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A whole industry has developed to help troubled teens. In this rebroacast, you'll hear about some of those in the business — from transport companies to consultants.

Teenage Tobacco Use

Aug. 08, 2011 9:30 a.m.

It's getting harder for young people to light up in Oregon but there's a piece missing in the smoking cessation puzzle: enforcement.

Summer Jobs

July 13, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Only one in four teenagers is expected to be employed this summer. Why are teen employment rates hitting record lows?

Helping Your Troubled Teen

July 12, 2011 9:06 a.m.

If you have a severely troubled teenager, where do you turn for help? How do you know who to trust?

Mount Bachelor Academy

July 11, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Nine former students of Mount Bachelor Academy are suing the school, alleging that they suffered emotional distress, battery and negligence while there. Did you, or anyone you know, attend Mount Bachelor? What's your experience?

RUT? Teens & Texting

Dec. 10, 2010 9 a.m.

Teen texting and the issues it raises for educators, parents, and lawmakers.

Northwest Passages: Lauren Kessler

Nov. 24, 2010 9 a.m.

Lauren Kessler writes non-fiction because she's way too interested in real people to make them up.

Rebroadcast: The Selling of Oregon

Nov. 27, 2009 9 a.m.

How are we selling Portland and Oregon to the world — and what are they buying?

The Curse of the Good Girl

Sept. 22, 2009 9 a.m.

How do you raise a confident and courageous girl in 2009?

Forest Values

June 02, 2009 9 a.m.

What's the best way to assess the value of a forest?

Main Street Oregon

May 13, 2009 9 a.m.

How important is a vital downtown to a rural economy?

As We Are: Teen Parents

Aug. 21, 2008 midnight

What is daily life like for teens as they become parents?

Teen Dating Abuse

July 30, 2008 midnight

What do you know about teen dating violence?

Summer Slump

June 05, 2008 midnight

How are young job-hunters affecting overall employment in Oregon?

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