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News Roundtable | Mars Rover Engineer

OPB | Sept. 30, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week, and we talk to a NASA engineer about the Mars missions.

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Eudaly-Novick Debate | Law Enforcement and Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Sept. 30, 2016 noon

We hear from the candidates running for Portland City Commissioner position 4. Then we hear about the law enforcement response to homelessness in Eugene.

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Prosecution Rests In Malheur Occupation Trial | Talking To Kids About Legal Pot | Refugee Congress

OPB | Sept. 27, 2016 noon

Conrad Wilson updates us on the Malheur refuge occupation trial; we hear about how parents are discussing legal pot with their kids; and we talk to a Portland refugee who's in D.C. for a national refugee gathering.

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How Meaningful Is 'The American Dream' Today?

OPB | Sept. 19, 2016 noon

Our series on "The American Dream" explores the origin of the idea, and how it's playing out for Oregonians — from various walks of life — leading up to the presidential election.

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An Artist Sees Portland In Stereoscopic Show

OPB | Sept. 15, 2016 1:41 p.m. | Portland

Sharita Towne’s photo exhibition on view this month at Newspace Center for Photography is designed to help people to see the gentrification of Portland in a new way.

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Texas Homeless Shelter Could Serve As A Model For Portland Facility

OPB | Aug. 3, 2016 noon | Porland, Oregon

The Portland City Council has voted to develop a large homeless shelter at Terminal 1. Scott Ackerson tells us about a shelter developed on a similar site in San Antonio, Texas.

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Rebroadcast: 41 Days, Refuge Occupation Documentary

OPB | Sept. 5, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We listen back to our documentary of the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in this hour-long Think Out Loud special.

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Surviving Hiroshima: 'I Shall Never Be Able To Erase Images Of The Horrific Event'

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 2:45 p.m.

A Medford woman who survived the bombing in Hiroshima has made it her life's work to stop nuclear bombs from being used again. 

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News Roundtable | Life At Portland's Newest Homeless Shelter

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 noon

We discuss some of the biggest news stories of the week, and we find out what life is like at Portland's newest homeless shelter.

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Fruit Tree Project | New Multnomah County Sheriff | Coastal Labor Shortage

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 noon

There's a new sheriff in town, and a solution for all that ripe fruit on your trees. Also, we discuss the shortage of labor at the coast.