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Gas Tax Debate | Native American History

OPB | May 2, 2016 noon

We'll debate the pros and cons of a ballot measure that would hike the gas tax in Portland. And we'll talk to two Native American artists who have brought their artistic exploration of genocide to Clark County.

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Maurice Sendak At Portland Opera | Radiation City | Holly Andres

OPB | April 30, 2016 noon

This week on State of Wonder, Maurice Sendak goes to the opera, Radiation City brings us their retro-tinged indie pop, photographer Holly Andres captures darkness and light and more.

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News Roundtable: April 29 | Military Sexual Trauma | Poetry Out Loud

OPB | April 29, 2016 noon

We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week with our news roundtable. OPB reporter Conrad Wilson brings us a story about an Oregon man who was discharged from the military after being the victim of a sexual assault. High school student Mitchell Lenneville is headed to Washington, D.C., to compete in a national poetry recitation contest.

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Political Cartoonist Jack Ohman On Why It's No Fun To Draw Donald Trump

OPB | April 26, 2016 noon

Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Jack Ohman sits down with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller.

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After Living In One, Andrew Heben Says Tent Cities Can Help End Homelessness

OPB | April 27, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland

Andrew Heben, author of "Tent City Urbanism," became a builder and advocate for city-sanctioned tiny-house villages for homeless people after living in one and seeing the strong community there.

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GOP Candidates For Oregon Governor Think 2016 Could Be Their Year

OPB | April 27, 2016 6:45 a.m.

Oregon voters haven't elected a Republican as governor for 34 years. Allen Alley and Bud Pierce believe this is the year that will change.

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On The Road: Oregon's Highway 26

OPB | April 21, 2016 3:35 p.m.

Highway 26 is a route for adventurers. It’s the path that Portland-area hikers, bikers, skiers and snowboarders take to get their fix of the outdoors.

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Surrogacy | Questioning Travel Bans | Pizza!

OPB | April 21, 2016 noon

We talk to OPB reporter Kristian Foden-Vencil about Oregon's surrogacy industry. Lewis & Clark professor Nathan Christensen questions the wisdom of travel bans as a form of protest. And Portland restaurateur Ken Forkish talks about his new pizza cookbook.

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News Roundtable: April 22 | Independent Party Of Oregon Primary | The Student Vote

OPB | April 22, 2016 noon

We go over some of the stories in the week's news with our news roundtable. Then we'll check in with the Oregon secretary of state and the Independent Party of Oregon and talk to college students in Oregon about who they're excited about in the presidential primaries.

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Seismic Upgrades At School | UO Report On Sexual Violence | Jewish-Muslim Dialogue

OPB | April 19, 2016 noon

We find out about state money for seismic upgrades at public schools. Then we explore a new report on sexual violence and blackout drinking at fraternities and sororities at the University of Oregon. And the University of Oregon’s Jewish community is hosting an open campus conversation with Muslim students.