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Gov. Brown Delivers State Of The State Address

OPB | April 17, 2015

We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.

Talking Business

OPB | June 24, 2014

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the business stories on her radar.

News Roundtable: May 16, 2014

OPB | May 16, 2014

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

Is Central Oregon's Economy Turning A Corner?

OPB | March 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Recent unemployment figures suggest that Central Oregon's economy is improving. It was one of the hardest hit by the recession and housing bust.

Who Is The Breadwinner In Your Family?

OPB | March 22, 2013

What responsibilities and privileges go along with being the breadwinner, or staying home?

Youth Unemployment

OPB | April 19, 2012

The unemployment rate for people under 25 is even higher than the overall unemployment rate. And it's going up.

Responding to Rising Health Care Costs

OPB | April 18, 2012

Some Oregonians are increasingly choosing to delay or forgo medical care for financial reasons.

Talking Business

OPB | Jan. 18, 2012

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us to discuss local mergers and acquisitions, new exports at the Port of Portland, and increasing losses at the zoo and other Metro-run venues.

From Unemployed to Self-Employed

OPB | Sept. 28, 2011

President Obama's jobs act includes a way for unemployed workers to start up new businesses which is modeled after an Oregon program.

Summer Jobs

OPB | July 13, 2011

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

Finding Work

OPB | March 25, 2011

How do Oregonians really find work?

Creating Sustainable Jobs

OPB | Feb. 08, 2011

What makes a job sustainable?

Unemployed for Ages

OPB | Dec. 20, 2010

How people who have been unemployed for a long time are doing.

Getting Back to Work

OPB | July 05, 2010

A Think Out Loud special about getting back to work.

When Unemployment Benefits Run Out

OPB | May 03, 2010

What happens when there are no more extensions for unemployment benefits and you still haven't found a job?

Northwest Passages: Donald Miller

OPB | Dec. 09, 2009

What does author Donald Miller learn as he edits his real life into a better story?

Jobless Recovery

OPB | Sept. 21, 2009

How do people get by when their unemployment insurance runs out and there are no jobs to be found?

Hard Times

OPB | Sept. 07, 2009

What can we learn, and how may we be united, by these hard times?

The State of Black Oregon

OPB | July 27, 2009

What is the state of black Oregon?

12,000 Jobs

OPB | May 18, 2009

What do you think of the Governor's plan to create 12,000 new jobs?