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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."

Family | Think Out Loud

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.

Family | Think Out Loud

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.

Family | Arts | local | Business | Think Out Loud

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?

Family | Teachers | Parents | Health | Think Out Loud

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.

Family | local | Health | Think Out Loud

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.

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Remembering Joe Bell

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk to the writer Pauls Toutonghi about his day walking with Joe Bell, who was killed last week.

Family | Teachers | NW Life | Parents | Think Out Loud

African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.

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Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 7, 2013 12:06 p.m.

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.

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Father of Bullied Teen Continues Cross-Country "Walk for Change"

OPB | Sept. 23, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Joe Bell's cross-country journey is a tribute to his son, Jadin. He began in La Grande, Oregon on April 21, 2013 and is currently in Denver, Colorado.