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6 Conversation Starters For This Weekend

OPB | July 10, 2015

Whether you're going on a date or headed to the beach with your family, Think Out Loud brings you six conversation starters for this weekend.

US Women Face Germany in World Cup Semifinals

OPB | June 30, 2015

The U.S. Women's National Team faces off against Germany today in the FIFA Women's World Cup. We talk to soccer reporter Jamie Goldberg about the match and how Portland Thorns players have fared on the global stage.

Abigail Scott Duniway May Represent Oregon In The U.S. Capitol

OPB | March 05, 2015

THURSDAY: Duniway — along with Chief Joseph — may replace the statues of Jason Lee and John McLoughlin in D.C.

'Daughters Of Hanford' Explores Little Told Stories

OPB | March 05, 2015

THURSDAY: Richland-based reporter Anna King tells us about her new collaborative series profiling women connected with the history of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington.

Talking Business

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB | Dec. 08, 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.

Julia Child Rules

OPB | Oct. 21, 2013

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

"All Jane" Festival Highlights Women In Comedy

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013

Women comedians are in the spotlight at this weekend's All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival.

Thorns Finish First Season As Champions

OPB | Sept. 09, 2013

Portland came out on top in the National Women's Soccer League's inaugural season.

Examining The Rise Of Prescription Painkiller Abuse

OPB | July 09, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses, especially among women.

Does The Oregon Constitution Need An Equal Rights Amendment?

OPB | March 28, 2013

Lawmakers are divided about whether or not to add a ban on gender discrimination to the state's constitution.

Culture Club

OPB | Feb. 28, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Women and Political Power

OPB | Nov. 05, 2012

On the eve of the November election and on the 100th anniversary of Oregon women winning the right to vote, we'll talk about the past, present, and future of women's political power. 

Culture Club

OPB | Sept. 27, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Fire Chief Erin Janssens

OPB | July 05, 2012

We'll talk with Portland's first female Fire Chief as she wraps up her first month on the job.

Title IX at 40

OPB | June 21, 2012

What difference has federally mandated education gender equity made over the last 40 years?

Women in Tech

OPB | May 25, 2012

The tech industry is big in Portland, but according to a Willamette Week story, women are missing out on tech sector jobs. How come?

Reforming Catholicism

OPB | May 18, 2012

The Northwest chapter of a national organization to reform the Catholic church is meeting in Portland — we'll dig into the issue of women in the priesthood.

Abuse at Coffee Creek Prison

OPB | May 01, 2012

Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Closing the Young Women's Academy?

OPB | April 23, 2012

A group of passionate parents says closing the state's only all-girls public school would be a big mistake.