OPB |Oct. 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.
TUESDAY: The Oregon Youth Authority hopes to bring in more foster parents to care for some of the hardest kids to place — those who are in the criminal justice system already.
OPB |June 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.
FRIDAY: After a bear was removed from a tree in NE Portland this week, we wanted to know what kinds of policies are in place to deal with wildlife in urban areas.
OPB |April 28, 2014 12:15 p.m.
MONDAY: A new audit by the Oregon Secretary of State's office shows the state has a poor track record when it comes to helping welfare recipients become self-sufficient.
OPB |April 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: The court reversed a misdemeanor conviction for animal neglect, throwing out evidence from a veterinarian who tested a dog without a warrant.
OPB |Feb. 25, 2014 12:45 p.m.
TUESDAY: A six-year-old American citizen is being sent to live with her father in Mexico who has a history of violence.
OPB |Feb. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Oregon Health and Science University is taking heat from a national animal rights group for four incidents that resulted in the deaths of research primates.
OPB |Dec. 04, 2013 12:50 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: An animal rights group has filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a chimpanzee named Tommy, in an effort to take him from his owners and have him put in a sanctuary.
OPB |Sept. 18, 2013 12:20 p.m.
On Tuesday, Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced a 15 cent increase in the state's hourly minimum wage for 2014.
April 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.
We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions.
Jan. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.
In this memoir, Jake Dekker tells the unlikely story of how he ended up adopting his son Danny from the foster care system in Washington.
Sept. 17, 2012 12:50 p.m.
We'll speak with Evan Gibson, who helped rescue eight children from drowning over the weekend.
Aug. 02, 2012 9:06 a.m.
A state audit prepared by Secretary of State Kate Brown's office recommends improvements to the child welfare system in Oregon.
Nov. 28, 2011 9:06 a.m.
What are the options for treating children with autism in Oregon?
Nov. 08, 2011 9:06 a.m.
The Skidmore Prize is given by the Willamette Week to four people 35 or under in recognition of the significant work they do with non-profits in the community. We'll talk with some of the winners.
Oct. 06, 2011 9:20 a.m.
The primatologist and activist Jane Goodall joins us to talk about chimps, humans, war and peace.
May 10, 2011 9:06 a.m.
Local restaurateur and chef Naomi Pomeroy would like to know where the meat she serves at her restaurant Beast comes from. Does that matter to you?
May 03, 2011 9:40 a.m.
Lawmakers are considering cuts to needy families. We'll explore what they would mean.
April 20, 2011 9:06 a.m.
Why do generations of the same family show up repeatedly in the family court system?
April 05, 2011 9:06 a.m.
Oregon ranchers want to see changes to state laws that protect wolves.
March 04, 2011 9 a.m.
We'll look at the cracks in Oregon's foster care system that allow cases of abuse to go unchecked.
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