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DACA Now: Returning To Mexico For The First Time In 17 Years

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

Former OPB News intern Juan Ramirez kept an audio journal of his first visit back to Mexico in nearly two decades.

Family | Arts | Books | State of Wonder

Victoria Jamieson Clobbers Young Adult Tropes In 'Roller Girl'

OPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.

The Portland writer's graphic novel for middle-grade readers is about finding out who you are and dealing with life's messy social geometry through the raucous sport of roller derby.

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Oregon Libraries Invest In Cutting-Edge Maker Labs

OPB | March 16, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

A growing number of libraries are letting patrons use their library cards to check out creative tools like 3-D printers, including the Multnomah County and Eugene public libraries.

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Talking Business | Japanese-American Workers Exhibit | Robin Coste Lewis

OPB | Feb. 25, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We'll discuss the latest business news with Erik Siemers, talk about the "Uprooted" exhibit at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, and meet poet Robin Coste Lewis.

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The Creative Cycle: Reclaimed Exotic Animals, Rejected Santa Photos & An Outgoing Art School President

OPB | Dec. 12, 2015 9 a.m.

Exotic creatures and old Santa pics transformed into art, Portland rocks the Grammies, Heartless Bastards and more on this week's "State of Wonder."

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Where Can You Get Paid Parental Leave?

OPB | Dec. 9, 2015 12:15 p.m.

The city of Portland is the latest employer to add paid parental leave to its list of benefits for city employees.

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Oregon's Most Distinctive Cause Of Death

OPB | June 3, 2015 12:45 p.m.

A new study published by the CDC finds the most statistically distinctive cause of death in each state.

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How To Survive As An All Ages Music Venue

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: The recent closure of the Backspace coffee shop and all-ages venue, in Northwest Portland, points to a bigger question: how can clubs allow access to underage patrons while staying financially viable?

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For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

OPB | Nov. 8, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

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Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB | Nov. 4, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.