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African-Americans & Health Care | Raising A Black Son | DNC Preview

OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2016

We get a preview of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and we learn about a Harvard study exploring African-Americans' relationships with their health care providers. We also talk to a local African American mother about the anxiety of raising a black son.

What Portland's Affordable Housing 'Preference Policy' May Look Like

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 21, 2015

The city has announced its first housing project built using some of the $20 million in affordable housing money allocated after Trader Joe's pulled out of a development deal in 2014.

Seeking Solutions To Oregon's Shipping Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015

All major container shipping companies have left the Port of Portland. That means imports and exports must now go through other ports. State agencies are hosting workshops to brainstorm new ways to keep trade alive in Oregon.

Report Highlights Economic Benefits Of Deeper Columbia

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015

A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.

News Roundtable: May 8, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2015

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

Wyden, Blumenauer Defend TPP

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Oregon's congressional delegation. We'll talk with Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about why they believe in the controversial international trade agreement.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Bring Change To Trade

OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY: How would Oregon be affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2014

MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.

Former Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2014

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

A Northeast Portland Follow-up: Development And Trader Joe's

OPB | Broadcast: March 6, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll hear from business owners and residents who support a new Trader Joe's on the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. in Portland.

DeFazio Speaks Out Against Proposed Free Trade Agreement

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2014

TUESDAY: U.S Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon is leading a contingent of environmentalists, labor groups, and internet freedom advocates in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Portland band "The Slants" Takes Trademark Case to Court

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 24, 2013

THURSDAY: Four years after their initial application to trademark their name was denied, the Portland band "The Slants" are taking their case to the federal court of appeals.

GMO Wheat Update

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2013

The discovery of genetically modified wheat in an Oregon field has led to more questions than answers for consumers, farmers, and federal officials alike.

What Effect Will California's Cap-And-Trade Law Have?

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2013

California's new cap-and-trade market is active. What impact could it have on the future of carbon?

Global Grain

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2011

How is Oregon grain linked to the state's relationship with China?

Claire Bolderson

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2011

BBC Newshour host Claire Bolderson joins us to discuss her visit to Oregon.

Global Trade in the Northwest

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 27, 2010

How does global trade factor into economic recovery in the Northwest?

Capping Carbon in the Northwest

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2008

What effect can a regional policy have on a global issue like climate change?

One Billion Served?

OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2008

Is the Northwest ideally poised to become a hub for businesses catering to the Chinese consumer?