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News Roundtable | Volcano Summit | Eclipse: Suttle Lodge

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 noon

We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.

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Eclipse: Symbiosis Fest | Port of Portland | Murals | PSU President

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 noon

On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.

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Dennis Richardson | Albina Ministerial Alliance | Water Treatment | Transit Security

OPB | July 27, 2017 noon

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet. 

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Eclipse Preparedness | Covering Mass Shootings | Nicole Georges

OPB | July 25, 2017 noon

We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.

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News Roundtable | Latinx Pride | Remembering Frances Gabe

OPB | July 21, 2017 noon

Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.

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Moda | History Of The Piano | Romeo And Juliet Redux

OPB | July 20, 2017 noon

Local insurer Moda tells us what federal health care repeal efforts mean for business. Also, the history of the piano (plus some music!), and a different origin story for Romeo and Juliet.

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News Roundtable | Psychologists & Prescriptions | PPS Superintendent

OPB | July 14, 2017 noon

We discuss whether psychologists should be allowed to prescribe drugs, and hear from Portland Public Schools' board chair about their ongoing superintendent search. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's big headlines.

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Business & Labor Politics | Oregon Governor Kate Brown

OPB | July 12, 2017 noon

We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.

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News Roundtable | Portland Hate Crimes | Montavilla Homeless

OPB | July 7, 2017 noon

Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.

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News Roundtable | Rainbow Gathering | Summer Music

OPB | June 30, 2017 noon

We talk about big stories of the week on our news roundtable and hear about the Rainbow Gathering this weekend in Eastern Oregon as well as some summer music highlights.