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Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

OPB |Nov. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

Could The Midterms Shakeup U.S. Foreign Policy?

OPB |Nov. 19, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of a sweeping Republican victory on election night, we'll examine the implications for President Obama's foreign policy agenda.

Talking Business

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.

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

Portland's Professional Cuddler Opens A Storefront

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Samantha Hess has built a business that she says caters to people who need more cuddling in their lives.

Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB |Nov. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB |Nov. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Thirteen Thousand Oregonian Votes That May Not Count

OPB |Nov. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll get an update about the the 13 thousand Oregon ballots that were contested because of signature problems, and whether those ballots could impact the outcome of Measure 92.

Winter Vinecki's Run Into The Record Books

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: Last year, 14-year-old Winter Vinecki became the youngest person ever to run a marathon on every continent.

Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is hoping to pass legislation to increase logging in public forests and manage water in the Klamath Basin before the end of the year.

Uber Launches In Portland Suburbs

OPB |Nov. 13, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: Ride-sharing is coming to four cities in the Portland metro area, even though it's still prohibited within the city of Portland.

Searching For The Sound Of Celilo Falls

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 12:50 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new project tries to capture the sound of the iconic Celilo Falls.

Parents Object To New PPS Transfer Policy Proposal

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Concerned parents attended a school board meeting on Monday night to comment on proposed changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools.

Portland Airbnb Hosts Are Slow To Comply With Regulations

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The city of Portland passed new rules regulating short-term rentals in August, but few people have applied for the necessary permits to make their rentals legal. 

Pot Attitudes Unlikely To Affect Workplace Anytime Soon

OPB |Nov. 10, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to an employment attorney about what is likely to change — and not change — after the passage of recreational marijuana in Oregon.

10 Barrel Brewing Sold To Anheuser-Busch

OPB |Nov. 07, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: What happens when a beer giant buys an Oregon craft brewery?

U of O Debating How To Reduce Sexual Assault On Campus

OPB |Nov. 06, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk with members of the University of Oregon Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Assault and Survivor Support about how the university is moving forward.

"Lowriders In Space" Is A Unique Graphic Novel For Kids

OPB |Nov. 04, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: "Lowriders In Space" follows the interstellar adventures of mechanic Lupe Impala and her sidekicks El Chavo Flapjack Octopus and Elirio Malaria.

Charles D'Ambrosio Talks About Writing, Family, And Faith

OPB |Nov. 03, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Charles D'Ambrosio's new collection of essays is called Loitering.

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