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Application Brings Nestlé One Step Closer To Oregon

OPB |Jan. 29, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Nestlé has cleared one more hurdle in its effort to open a water bottling plant in Cascade Locks.

Rainn Wilson Plays An Unlikeable Portland Detective In "Backstrom"

OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: "Backstrom" is Fox's new TV series set in Portland featuring Rainn Wilson as a brilliant but misanthropic detective.

City Will Vote On Plan For Affordable Housing In N/NE Portland

OPB |Jan. 28, 2015 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Traci Manning from the Portland Housing Bureau lays out plans for how $20 million in affordable housing money will be spent.

Portland Musician Turns To Prose With New Memoir

OPB |Jan. 27, 2015 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Singer-songwriter Nick Jaina's memoir "Get It While You Can" is a meditation on fear, freedom, heartbreak, and what it means to be a successful artist. 

Multnomah County Considering E-Cigarette Regulations

OPB |Jan. 27, 2015 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: E-cigarettes are gaining popularity, and in Oregon, they're completely unregulated.

The Mighty World Of Mites

OPB |Jan. 26, 2015 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: Michelle Trautwein, the fly curator at the California Academy of Sciences, joins us to discuss the life of mites on your face.

Waiting For University Of Oregon Documents

OPB |Jan. 26, 2015 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: The University of Oregon has demanded the return of 22,000 pages of documents that were obtained by an unnamed professor who has so far refused to give them back.

A New Source Of Hydropower: City Water Pipes

OPB |Jan. 23, 2015 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland startup is generating renewable power with small hydroelectric turbines inside the city water system.

News Roundtable: January 23, 2015

OPB |Jan. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

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

How Much Affordable Housing Will Portland's South Waterfront Include?

OPB |Jan. 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.

Crowdfunding Oregon Businesses

OPB |Jan. 22, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new crowd-funding law will let anyone become an investor in an Oregon startup or expanding business.

Clark County GOP says Jaime Herrera Beutler Too Centrist

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Clark County Republicans are considering voting to censure Republican Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler for some of her bipartisan votes.

Washington Constitutional Amendment Would Change Ballot Initiative Process

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A Washington constitutional amendment would force ballot initiatives to include specific funding plans.

The Role Of Plaintiffs In Supreme Court Cases

OPB |Jan. 21, 2015 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: As we look ahead to the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage, we'll ask: how important is it to have sympathetic plaintiffs at the Supreme Court level?

David Shields and Caleb Powell Disagree

OPB |Jan. 20, 2015 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: The writers David Shields and Caleb Powell spent a weekend arguing with each other and then turned their quarrel into a book: "I Think You're Totally Wrong."

United Noshes Dishes Up International Feasts

OPB |Jan. 19, 2015 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: United Noshes is creating delicacies from around the world for Portland diners.

"Don't Shoot Portland" Aims To Tackle Root Causes Of Violence

OPB |Jan. 19, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: In the last few weeks, Don't Shoot Portland shut down a Portland Public School meeting and a town hall held by Senator Ron Wyden.

Branding PDX: The Carpet, The Cuckoo Clock, Food Carts & More

OPB |Jan. 16, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll be live from PDX to talk about the restaurants and other vendors at the Portland airport, what's behind the #pdxcarpet phenomenon & more.

Loophole Allows K-12 Dollars To Fund First Year Of College

OPB |Jan. 15, 2015 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Some Oregon high schools are taking an unconventional approach to the governor's 40-40-20 plan. 

Naturopaths Fight For Equal Status In Oregon

OPB |Jan. 15, 2015 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Naturopathic doctors are pushing for legislation that would allow them to be considered primary care physicians in Oregon.

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