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XOXO 2016 Fest Will Be Its Last — For Now

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

XOXO founders Andy McMillan and Andy Baio move their community onto Slack and into a workspace known as Outpost.

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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.

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Altruism | Pidgin Languages | Testing Public Records Law

OPB | Aug. 24, 2016 noon

We'll hear about a new study trying to get get to the bottom of "true altruism," a new exhibit in Portland about pidgin English and a University of Oregon project using the state's public record law.

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Crazy Snake Worm | Tule Lake Pilgrimage

OPB | Aug. 22, 2016 noon

An entomologist tells us about an invasive species of earthworm. And we hear voices from the Tule Lake Pilgrimage, the biannual gathering remembering the experiences of the Japanese internment camp on the edge of Oregon.

NW Life | News | History | Think Out Loud

People Of Color In The Cannabis Industry | Eugene's Racist History | Comic City, USA

OPB | Aug. 23, 2016 noon

We discuss the challenges facing people of color who want to get involved in business opportunities in the pot industry. A University of Washington professor fills us in on Eugene's racist past. And we'll hear about the new comics exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.

News | Nation | Think Out Loud

Forest Service Responds | Woody Guthrie In The Pacific Northewest

OPB | Aug. 18, 2016 noon

The US Forest Service responds to our interview with Oregonian reporters about their Canyon Creek fire investigation. And KEXP DJ Greg Vandy about Woody Guthrie's time in our neck of the woods.

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Released: Life And Forgiveness After 21 Years In Prison

OPB | Aug. 17, 2016 noon

Marc Trice spent 21 years in prison for a murder he committed when he was 15. We ask him about life on the outside. The sister of his victim tells us about what his release has been like for her.

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DACA Now: Returning To Mexico For The First Time In 17 Years

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

Former OPB News intern Juan Ramirez kept an audio journal of his first visit back to Mexico in nearly two decades.

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Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?