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'50 Feet From Syria' Highlights Personal Journey And Global Crisis

OPB | Oct. 08, 2015

Portland filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald's film tells the story of Portland surgeon Hisham Bismar, who was moved to travel to Turkey to operate on severely injured Syrian refugees.

PSU Researchers Say They've Discovered A Possible '1-Pill Cure' For Malaria

OPB | Oct. 08, 2015

Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.

Portland Gets Nation's First Wooden Highrise Building

OPB | Oct. 07, 2015

Portland is getting the country's first wooden high-rise building. How does it work and what does it mean?

Roseburg Community Rallies In Response To Tragedy

OPB | Oct. 06, 2015

Roseburg residents are raising money and offering moral support to those affected by the mass shooting there last week.

Live At Literary Arts With Jane Smiley

OPB | Oct. 05, 2015

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jane Smiley joins Think Out Loud to talk about her new trilogy.

Continuing Coverage Of The Shooting In Roseburg

OPB | Oct. 02, 2015

We bring you updates and analysis of Thursday's deadly shooting at Umpqua Community College.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival To 'Modernize' The Bard

OPB | Sept. 30, 2015

Thirty-six playwrights will take on the task of making Shakespeare's plays a little easier to understand.

At Home With Wildfires

OPB | Oct. 12, 2015

We continue our "At Home" series with Carolyn and Ira Hodge, whose home burned down in the Canyon Creek fire a little over a month ago.

First Housing Program For LGTBQ Youth To Open

OPB | Sept. 28, 2015

New Avenues For Youth is setting up a house for homeless LGTBQ youth, the first such housing program of its kind in Portland.

Checking In With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015

We talk to Mayor Hales about homelessness, development, climate change, and much more.

Elizabeth Gilbert Gets Creative

OPB | Sept. 24, 2015

Elizabeth Gilbert's book explores the nature of creativity.

The Challenges ALS Patients Face In Using Death With Dignity

OPB | Sept. 18, 2015

ALS patients face some specific challenges when it comes to using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws, which require patients to self-administer the medication that will end their lives.

Erica Jong Takes On Sex And Death In 'Fear Of Dying'

OPB | Sept. 17, 2015

Erica Jong has written more than two dozen books over the last four decades. Her new novel is a kind of follow up to her first and most famous novel, "Fear of Flying," published in 1973.

Solving Oregon's Childcare Dilemma

OPB | Sept. 15, 2015

Oregon is one of the least affordable states for childcare. We'll learn why that is, how it affects us, and what can be done about it.

At Home With ALS

OPB | Sept. 16, 2015

We continue our "At Home" series with Summer Whisman, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) at age 32.

New Film Profiles Afghan Photographers

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015

"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.

Portland Nonprofit Treats SNAP Recipients

OPB | Sept. 09, 2015

Live.Treat.Heal.Repeat aims to provide medical and other non-food supplies to those who get SNAP benefits.

Talking Business

OPB | Sept. 08, 2015

Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, stops by Think Out Loud to discuss the latest in the region's business news.

Boundary Changes Coming To Portland Schools

OPB | Sept. 08, 2015

Portland Public Schools is in the process of redrawing the district's boundary lines, which could dramatically alter demographics at some schools.

Small Newspaper Gains New Role During Wildfire Season

OPB | Sept. 04, 2015

A small newspaper steps up in a big way to help keep local residents in Grant County up to speed on the wildfires.