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Ted Wheeler To Run For Portland Mayor

Sept. 9, 2015 4:19 p.m.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is jumping in to challenge incumbent Charlie Hales in the 2016 mayoral race.

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Prineville Takes On 3rd Facebook Data Center

Sept. 2, 2015 10:58 p.m.

We listen back to a conversation recorded in April in Prineville about the impact of data centers in Central Oregon. Facebook announced this week that it will build a third data center in Prineville.

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National Republican Group Targets Oregon Elections

Aug. 13, 2015 6:07 p.m.

The Republican State Leadership Committee has targeted Oregon's legislative races in the next election cycle.

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Could This University Of Oregon Professor Restore Vision To The Blind?

July 31, 2015 5:10 p.m.

University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg. 

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Bills Could Lead To Damascus Disincorporation

June 24, 2015 3:41 p.m.

A slate of bills passed by the Oregon Legislature could make it easier for one of the state's newest cities to go back to being an unincorporated part of Clackamas County.

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Oregon Commune Living

June 15, 2015 3:55 p.m.

Margaret Grundstein has written a memoir about her years in a commune in Western Oregon during the 1970's.

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Designing Willamette Falls Riverwalk

June 2, 2015 7:26 p.m.

A design team including three different firms will work together to create a public walkway for a place with special significance in Oregon's history.

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Retelling The Simpsons After The Apocalypse

May 28, 2015 5:42 p.m.

The Portland premiere of "Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play," by Reed graduate Anne Washburn, is up at the Portland Playhouse now.

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News Roundable: May 22, 2015

May 21, 2015 5 p.m.

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

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'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Helps Oregon Electric Motorcycle Maker

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

An electric motorcycle maker in Oregon got a boost from the “fiscal cliff” deal Congress approved this week.

Elections | Politics

Portland Mayoral Race

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

Portlanders will elect a new Mayor in November, and the entire region has a stake in the outcome. OPB's April Baer reports on the candidates and issues central to the race.

Elections | Politics

Special Series: Election 2012

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

News on the November election from OPB, NPR and PBS.


Election 2012: Measures

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

OPB reports on the ballot measures facing Oregon voters in November.

Elections | local

Voices of Young Voters

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

Young voters could play a major role in this presidential election. But what issues are most important to those under the age of 30?

Visit The Nation’s Largest Solar Highway Via I-5

Oct. 4, 2015 7 a.m.

The Oregon Department of Transportation and Portland General Electric opened the nation’s largest solar highway at the Baldock Safety Rest Area off I-5 near Wilsonville. You can check it out by visiting the rest are.

Elections | Nation

Biden Might Be Liked Now, But Here's What Could Happen If He Gets In

Oct. 3, 2015 6:36 p.m.

The vice president's popularity has tracked closely to Obama's during their administration, and it's risen as he explores a White House bid. But the realities of a campaign could bring it back down.


In 1965, A Conservative Tried To Keep America White. His Plan Backfired

Oct. 3, 2015 5:17 p.m.

Fifty years ago, Congress lifted a quota system that favored white European immigrants. But before the act passed, conservatives made a change to keep "different" cultures out. Their scheme backfired.

Business | Science | Environment | Nation

For Environmentalists, Mines Near Wilderness Are Too Close For Comfort

Oct. 3, 2015 4:03 p.m.

A couple is spending 365 days in the nation's most visited wilderness area to raise awareness of a sulfide-ore mining plan they say will put the watershed ecosystem in danger. Some locals disagree.

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