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Executive Order That Led To Japanese-American Internment Turns 75

OPB | Feb. 19, 2017 noon

The Tule Lake internment camp on Oregon's southern border was in many ways the most notorious of the 10 detention centers.

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Oregon State Sen. Lew Frederick Looks To Reduce Racial Profiling

OPB | Feb. 13, 2017 midnight

Oregon state Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) spoke with OPB's Think Out Loud about how new proposed legislation grew out of his prior efforts to reduce racial profiling by law enforcement.

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Talking Business | Open Signal | Oregon Supply Chain Trade | Confederate Flag

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 noon

The latest regional business news, a new community media arts reorganization, an explanation of supply side trade, and a public school conflict over the Confederate flag.

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Portland Landlords | Profiling Bills | Malheur Refuge Trial Jurors

OPB | Feb. 13, 2017 noon

How do Portland's landlords feel about the new renter assistance ordinance? What bills is the legislature looking at to curb racial profiling? And why did the first trial of the Malheur Refuge occupiers end in a not-guilty verdict?

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Hundreds March In Hillsboro To Push For Sanctuary City

OPB | Feb. 8, 2017 12:15 p.m.

The Hillsboro City Council will decide next month whether it will be a sanctuary city.

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Washington State Representative Favors 'Swift And Sure' Capital Punishment

OPB | Feb. 3, 2017 noon

Washington Representative Brad Klippert says he opposes any kind of repeal effort in his Chamber. His support of the death penalty is rooted in his Christian faith and his experience in law enforcement.

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Lars Larson | Washington Gov. Jay Inslee On The Death Penalty

OPB | Feb. 6, 2017 noon

We talk to local radio host Lars Larson who asked a question at the White House press briefing last week. And we talk to the Governor of Washington State about their death penalty moratorium.

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News Roundtable | Death Penalty: Washington Lawmaker

OPB | Feb. 3, 2017 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest news of the week, and we talk to a Washington State lawmaker who opposes Governor Inslee's moratorium on the death penalty.

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Opening Bell In Salem | Oregon Farmers & Immigration Changes | Sea Lion Control

OPB | Feb. 1, 2017 noon

Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.

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News Roundtable | Graduation Rates | Health Equity Act

OPB | Jan. 27, 2017 noon

The weekly news roundtable mulls this busy week of news. Also, we ask one high school principal why her graduation rates soar, while the rest of the state founders. And we look at a new state bill that would cover women's healthcare.