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Mourners Gather For 'LaVoy' Finicum's Funeral

OPB | Feb. 5, 2016 1:45 p.m.

Robert "LaVoy" Finicum was one of the prominent occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. He was killed by law enforcement Jan. 26.

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Finicum Funeral | News Roundtable | Earthquake Warning

OPB | Feb. 5, 2016 noon

We hear from LaVoy Finicum's funeral in Utah today. And we'll discuss some of the biggest news of the week in our news roundtable. Also, we'll hear about a system that would send an alert in the event of a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.

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Coal By Wire | Motor Voter | Valhalla

OPB | Feb. 4, 2016 noon

We talk to legislative representatives on both sides of a bill that would eliminate the use of coal energy by Oregon's two biggest utilities by 2035. The Oregon Secretary of State discusses how the implementation of the state’s automatic voter registration law is going. And we speak with the backcountry guide who led a trip down a previously undocumented slot canyon for Oregon Field Guide.

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Crypto-What? 5 Things You Should Know About Oregon's Newly Anointed Arachnid

OPB | Feb. 3, 2016 noon

Late last month, a new species of Daddy Longlegs joined the ranks of Oregon arachnids known to the scientific world.

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6 Things We Learned From Record Holding Birder Noah Strycker

OPB | Feb. 2, 2016 noon

Oregonian Noah Strycker just broke the world record for the number of bird species seen in one year: 6,042.

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News Roundtable: January 29 | History Of Public Land | Portland Arts Forum | Mailbag

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We get analysis of some of the big stories of the week with the news roundtable.We also hear a history of western public lands, and get a rundown of how Portland candidates feel about the arts.

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News Roundtable Jan. 22, 2016 | Director Todd Haynes

OPB | Jan. 22, 2016 12:06 p.m.

To analyze some of the top stories of the week, we speak with a rotating panel of journalists, editors and other news watchers. And we talk to the director of the new film 'Carol.'

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Congressman Walden | Local Take On SOTU | Legislative Preview

OPB | Jan. 13, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We get Congressman Greg Walden's take on the armed occupation in Harney County. We hear a local analysis of last night's State of the Union address. And we'll find how the Oregon legislature is preparing for this year's session.

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Harney County Update | WA Legislature | Sound Art | Possible English-Only Measure

OPB | Jan. 11, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We get the lawmaker perspective from Harney County, talk to Burke Jam about his sound art, and hear from journalist Brent Walth about his article looking at a possible ballot measure that would declare English as the state's official language.

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News Roundtable Jan. 8, 2016 | Lily Tomlin

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 12:06 p.m.

We look back at some of the big stories in the week's news; then we talk with Lily Tomlin, who's in Portland next week for a one-woman show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.