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Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB |Dec. 08, 2014 12:35 p.m.

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 12:20 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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

Thorns Finish First Season As Champions

Sept. 09, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

Examining The Rise Of Prescription Painkiller Abuse

July 09, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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?

March 28, 2013 12:35 p.m.

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

Culture Club

Feb. 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

Women and Political Power

Nov. 05, 2012 12:06 p.m.

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

Sept. 27, 2012 12:45 p.m.

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

Fire Chief Erin Janssens

July 05, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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

Title IX at 40

June 21, 2012 9:15 a.m.

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

Women in Tech

May 25, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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

May 18, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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

May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.

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

Closing the Young Women's Academy?

April 23, 2012 9:15 a.m.

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

Idaho Woman Charged in Abortion Case

April 12, 2012 9:25 a.m.

An Idaho woman arrested for inducing her own abortion is taking her case to federal court. 

Remembering Betty Roberts

June 27, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Betty Roberts died this weekend at age 88. We'll reflect on her life in law and politics.

Nicholas Kristof

June 13, 2011 9:06 a.m.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof is best known for his columns in the New York Times. He grew up in Yamhill County and joins us from there to answer your questions.

Women, War and PTSD

June 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A new study finds women returning from war are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Political Power of Women

Aug. 26, 2010 9 a.m.

Ninety years after women won the right to vote, what issues are they still fighting for?

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