Health | News | local | Think Out LoudOPB | June 10, 2016 noon
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith says even though she knew lead testing was taking place at a Portland school, she never asked to see the results of those tests.
Health | Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | June 3, 2016 noon
Our news roundtable kicks around some of the big stories of the week. A former Alameda parent says Portland Public Schools was slow to respond to lead paint contamination at her son's school. We talk to a Seattle reporter about an enormous homeless camp there.
On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, food journalist and author Mark Bittman contrasts nutrition with “nonfood” and calls added sugar “the tobacco of the twenty-first century.”
Costs will go up if Oregon sticks with the federally run healthcare.gov. So, the state is exploring other options.
Isolde Raftery shares a story of a young Jehovah's Witness in Washington state who was allowed to refuse a life-saving blood transfusion.
Episode 48 of Literary Arts: The Archive Project features Toni Morrison. She discusses how her work—specifically in her novels Beloved and Jazz—examines the evolution of racial self-regard in African Americans.