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Joshua Wolf Shenk Looks At The Power Of Creative Pairs

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

WEDNESDAY: Shenk's new book "Powers of Two" analyzes how creativity and innovation work in partnership. Reserve your free tickets here.

Oracle Claims Copyright Infringement Over Cover Oregon Software

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll examine the latest turn in the legal battle between the state of Oregon and the tech company Oracle.

News Roundtable: September 19, 2014

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Living On The Line: Oregon's Working Poor

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Nearly one third of Oregon families don't earn a livable wage. We'll hear from those who are working, but still can't make ends meet.

New Infant Mortality Numbers Show Growing Racial Disparity

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: New infant mortality data from Multnomah County show an increasing disparity between white women and women of color.

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

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

THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.

Possible Changes Ahead For The Oregon Youth Authority

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

WEDNESDAY: Lawmakers heard a report this week about a possible reorganization of the state's youth correction system.

Talking Business

OPB |Sept. 16, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about some of the business stories on her radar.

Salem Ebola Doctor Debbie Eisenhut Returns From Liberia

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with a missionary doctor who's been in West Africa for the last 16 months about the outbreak and what she sees as the region's most urgent needs.

"Why Aren't There More Black People In Oregon?"

OPB |Sept. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll ask writer and activist Walidah Imarisha how she's been answering that question in a presentation she's been making all around Oregon.

Twitter Trend Takes On The Psychology Of Leaving An Abusive Relationship

OPB |Sept. 12, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: In response to the viral video of a former NFL player assaulting his wife, survivors of domestic violence have turned to Twitter to explain #whyIstayed and #whyIleft.

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

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

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Portland Police Chief and Union Leader Talk About Body Cameras

OPB |Sept. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk with Portland police chief Mike Reese and union president Daryl Turner about the issues that arise when considering whether to require body cameras for officers.

Navigating Non-Monogamy

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

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with three people who have a range of experiences with non-monogamous relationships.

Our Computers, Ourselves: Technology and Privacy

OPB |Sept. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: In the newest installment of our tech series, we'll discuss how we choose what we share online and how privacy concerns play into these decisions.

A Conversation With NPR's New President And CEO

OPB |Sept. 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.

Calvin Trillin Talks About Politics And Family At Literary Arts

OPB |Sept. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Calvin Trillin was the first speaker in the Literary Arts lecture series 30 years ago. He joins us today to talk about his writing career.

News Roundtable: September 5, 2014

OPB |Sept. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Study Shows Overweight Pregnant Women Can Safely Lose Weight

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the lead researcher of a Kaiser Permanente study that encouraged women who were obese to maintain their weight during their entire pregnancy.

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

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