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Oregon Building Leads Nation With Crowdfunded Construction And Psychedelic Design

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 12:56 p.m.

The Fair-Haired Dumbbell is the first Oregon building to solicit investments from the crowd under new regulations laid out by the JOBS Act, and perhaps the first in the U.S.

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Panhandling Laws | Transportation Funding | Revolution Fundamentals

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 noon

New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?

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Disjecta's Director Ousted | Hari Kondabolu | Roger Hobbs RIP | Portland Through The Skanner's Photography

OPB | Nov. 26, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, seismic upheaval at Disjecta, the passing of a dapper young author with a penchant for the criminal, years of Skanner photography from Julie Keefe, and a comedian who makes the political deeply funny.

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Mystery Plane Crash | Oregon Wines | Can A Beer Save The World?

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 noon

A longstanding plane crash mystery comes closer to resolution, the Oregon wine industry faces a big shake-up, and a Portland-brewed beer aims to save the world.

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REBROADCAST: Coming Home In America

OPB | Nov. 11, 2016 noon

How has the experience of coming back from war changed for veterans of wars, from the Civil War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

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Portland Art Museum Announces Major New Building

OPB | Oct. 6, 2016 5:30 p.m.

The museum will bridge its existing buildings with a modern pavilion and partner with Mark Rothko's children to bring major works by the iconic, Portland-raised painter over the next 20 years.

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Will Our Future High-Rises Be Made Of Wood?

OPB | Sept. 18, 2016 1:07 p.m. | Portland

Lever Architecture completes the nation's first cross-laminated timber building and clears designs for an 11-story tower, positioning Oregon at the forefront of a new, green technology.

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An Artist Sees Portland In Stereoscopic Show

OPB | Sept. 15, 2016 1:41 p.m. | Portland

Sharita Towne’s photo exhibition on view this month at Newspace Center for Photography is designed to help people to see the gentrification of Portland in a new way.

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Rose City Comic Con Preview | Image Comics Moves To Portland | Bitch Planet | Harrow County | Bandette

OPB | Sept. 3, 2016 noon | Portland

This week, State of Wonder goes all in on previewing of Portland's biggest comic con, talking with some of the region's top artists and writers, plus breaking the news about a new addition to the Portland scene.

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Talking Business | Airbnb Data | Marijuana Expungement

OPB | Aug. 30, 2016 noon

Oregonian/OregonLive's Jeff Manning fills us in on the latest regional business news. We also dig into some hard numbers about Portland's use of Airbnb, and find out who's getting their marijuana convictions expunged.