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State Of Wonder: Aug. 1, 2015

OPB | Aug. 1, 2015 noon | Portland

This week, a tasty sandwich: Advance coverage of the Seattle Art Fair, plus we revisit KMHD's program director Matt Fleeger's guest-curated show.

local | Arts | News | Think Out Loud

New Play Looks Back On Portland's Past

OPB | July 31, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Portland

A new play from Hand2Mouth Theatre imagines what the characters in the film, My Own Private Idaho, would be doing 25 years later.

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Mayor Charlie Hales Goes To The Vatican

OPB | July 28, 2015 12:06 p.m. | Portland

We talk with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who just returned a summit with 60 mayors from around the world called by Pope Francis.

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Talking Business

OPB | July 28, 2015 12:45 p.m. | Portland

Scott Nelson, business editor at The Oregonian, stops in for our regular business news update.

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Across The Country In A Covered Wagon

OPB | July 29, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

Several years ago, author Rinker Buck left his job, bought a covered wagon and some mules, and rode the length of the Oregon Trail with his brother.

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State of Wonder: July 25, 2015 - Summer Music Special

OPB | July 25, 2015 noon | Portland

We profile some of the summer's best acts: Calexico, Helio Sequence, Luz Elena Mendoza, Lost Lander, Edna Vasquez, and a new favorite, Joseph. Also, we say goodbye to one of the city's beloved musicians, Dave Camp, whose Facebook chronicle of his struggle with cancer rallied a community around him.

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Portland's For-Hire Transportation Experiment To Wrap Up Next Month

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.

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Looking Ahead To Possible SCOTUS Nominees

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:40 p.m.

We take a look at the short lists of possible Supreme Court nominees on both sides of the aisle.

World | Books | News | Think Out Loud

What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015 noon

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

Water | NW Life | Renewable energy | News | local | Think Out Loud

Few Graywater Permits Issued Despite Drought

OPB | July 21, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Oregon is one of a few states that allows residential drain water to be re-used for other purposes, but very few permits have been issued.