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Portland-Area High Schools Respond To Hate Speech

OPB | March 10, 2017 noon

Two Portland-area principals say the incidents on their campuses require thoughtful responses that both ensure safety of students and avoid giving too much attention to racist and homophobic threats.

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Lee Kelly | Thao And The Get Down Stay Down | Chicano Batman | NW Dance Project's 'Carmen' | Portland Arts Tax

OPB | March 11, 2017 noon

Is the Arts Tax unconstitutional? Also, music From Chicano Batman and Thao Nguyen, master sculptor Lee Kelly, and Northwest Dance Project does 'Carmen' with glamour and wit.

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Making Public Access TV Cool For A New Generation

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Portland

Under dynamic new leadership, Portland Community Media rebrands itself as Open Signal, a media arts center dedicated to storytelling across mediums.

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Oregon Students Have Until Feb. 15 To Be Vaccinated

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 4:14 p.m. | Portland

Wednesday is the deadline for parents of Oregon students to get their children vaccinated.

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Tiny School | George And Hillary Atiyeh

OPB | Jan. 4, 2017 noon

We bring you a conversation with George Atiyeh. He’s the nephew of former Oregon governor Vic Atiyeh, and the single biggest reason that the Opal Creek Wilderness was created 20 years ago.

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The Lives Of Teachers

OPB | Dec. 27, 2016 noon

We spend the hour learning about the lives of two Oregon teachers.

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News Roundtable | Climate Lawsuit | Genomics

OPB | Dec. 9, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the big stories of the week. We take up another view of a federal climate change lawsuit. And we learn what we don't know after 25 years of genome sequencing.

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Nicholson Baker And Michael Copperman: Teaching In Public Schools

OPB | Nov. 25, 2016 noon | Portland

Authors Nicholson Baker and Michael Copperman speak about their new books detailing their experiences teaching in American public schools.

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Beaverton 8th-Grader's Project Wows At Google Science Fair

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.

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School Bond Vote | Homelessness In Eugene | Measuring Glacial Melt

OPB | Sept. 8, 2016 noon

Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.