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'State Of Wonder' In Corvallis | Opioid Lawsuit | Eclipse Cell Coverage | Portland's Tech Scene

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 15, 2017

What will Corvallis do for the eclipse? And will sketchy cell coverage in Eastern Oregon be a problem during the eclipse? Also, more on Multnomah County's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, and an exploration of Portland's tech industry.

'State Of Wonder' Newport | Drawing And Journalism | Diamonds

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2017

OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.

News Roundtable | Obesity And Prejudice | Teen Pregnancy Prevention

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 11, 2017

Heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as "American." Also, what was being taught in a teen pregnancy prevention program whose federal funding has been cut? And the news of the week.

Rural Economy | Sage Grouse Plans | Steelhead

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2017

The federal government has announced changes to a carefully negotiated sage grouse conservation plan. Also, steelhead may face extinction because of sea lions, and the economy in rural Oregon is not picking up the way it is in urban areas.

New Portland Police Chief | Rape Threats On Twitter | Rebroadcast: Tides

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2017

We learn more about the newly named Portland police chief, talk to a woman trying to address a culture of sexual violence on social media, and listen back to our interview with "Tides" author Jonathan White.

Transgender Teen | Bigfoot Country

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2017

We meet a transgender teenager named Jay and the reporter who documented his journey transitioning from a girl to boy. And we talk to the author of a released book about the real life habitat of a mythical beast.

REBROADCAST: Susan Faludi

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 4, 2017

Journalist and author Susan Faludi's new book, "In The Darkroom," chronicles her reunion with her estranged father, who transitioned from male to female at age 76.

'Care' Documentary: In-Home Workers Valued But Not Compensated

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

A new documentary on the in-home care industry, produced by native Oregonian Tony Heriza, shows the growing need for these workers and their general lack of a livable wage and benefits.

REBROADCAST: The Names Of Our Stars | In-Home Care

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017

Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.

Portland Mayor | Cooling Shelter | Talking Business | Earhart Archeologist

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2017

We discuss Portland policing, responses to the heat wave, the latest business news, and the northwest connection to the search for Amelia Earhart.

Klamath Basin Wildlife Refuge | Vineyard Mobile Healthcare | 'Exceptional' Longevity

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2017

EarthFix's Jes Burns fills us in on wildlife competing for water and resources in the Klamath basin. Then we learn about an effort to get health care to migrant workers. And an OSU researcher talks "exceptional" longevity.

News Roundtable | Women And Ambition

OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2017

We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.

Dennis Richardson | Albina Ministerial Alliance | Water Treatment | Transit Security

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2017

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet. 

Salem-Keizer School Administrators Respond To Cyberbullying

OPB | July 24, 2017

A cyberbullying incident at Whiteaker Middle School in the Salem-Keizer school district shows the challenges educators face when trying to deal with off-campus bullying.  

Eclipse Preparedness | Covering Mass Shootings | Nicole Georges

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2017

We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.

Swimming In The Willamette | Cyberbullying | Cycling With Disabilities

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2017

We learn about changing attitudes toward swimming in the Willamette River and how a school in the Salem-Keizer district is handling cyberbullying. We also talk to a quadriplegic cyclist about bike-sharing for people with disabilities. 

News Roundtable | Latinx Pride | Remembering Frances Gabe

OPB | Broadcast: July 21, 2017

Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.

Portland ITT Tech Student Suing To Get Loans Forgiven

OPB | July 20, 2017

Portland ITT Tech student Niesha Wright brought a lawsuit against Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in response to a rollback on regulations aimed at debt relief for some students of for-profit colleges.

Moda | History Of The Piano | Romeo And Juliet Redux

OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2017

Local insurer Moda tells us what federal health care repeal efforts mean for business. Also, the history of the piano (plus some music!), and a different origin story for Romeo and Juliet.

SW Washington Homelessness | For-Profit Colleges | Seattle Income Tax

OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2017

On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.