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See Art, Win Money, Make A Difference With 2 New Portland Programs

OPB | March 24, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Portland

Art Passport PDX and Artists Resist are two new programs from arts writer and activist Jennifer Rabin meant to get you embracing art.

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SCOTUS Ruling On Special Education | Right 2 Dream Too | Japanese Internment & Resistance

OPB | March 27, 2017 noon

We learn what a recent SCOTUS ruling means for students with disabilities, what's next for a Portland homeless camp, and how Oregonians fought against discrimination during WWII.

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How Can Workplaces Better Serve Employees With Autism?

OPB | March 24, 2017 noon | Portland

Portland State University social work professor Dora Raymaker said she wouldn't have survived her professional life without workplace accommodations.

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Sen. Wyden On Comey's Testimony | News Roundtable | Autism Study

OPB | March 24, 2017 noon

Sen. Ron Wyden joins us to reflect on the House intelligence committee hearing earlier this week. A professor at PSU will study how people on the autism spectrum succeed in the workplace. And our news roundtable takes up the biggest news of the week.

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A Man, A Plan, A Palindrome: Oregonian Mark Saltveit

OPB | March 22, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland

Oregonian Mark Saltveit is defending  his title as the reigning world champion palindromist this weekend.

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Portland Youth Tackle Political Polarization With National Dialogue Project

OPB | March 23, 2017 noon

Students from Catlin Gabel, Wilson and De La Salle North high schools in Portland launched a youth dialogue project designed to get young people from all over the country to talk — and listen — to each other.

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Climate Change Bills | Music Of Grief | Sports Marketing | World Championship Irish Dancing

OPB | March 16, 2017 noon

We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.

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Trump Administration Considers Cutting Oregon Sea Grant

OPB | March 14, 2017 midnight | Portland

Sea Grant is a program that builds connections between university researchers and the people who make their living on the water.

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Portland-Area High Schools Respond To Hate Speech

OPB | March 10, 2017 noon

Two Portland-area principals say the incidents on their campuses require thoughtful responses that both ensure safety of students and avoid giving too much attention to racist and homophobic threats.

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News Roundtable | Principals Respond To Campus Hate Speech | Second Malheur Verdict

OPB | March 10, 2017 noon

We take up some of the big stories in the news this week, then we hear from Oregon high school principals about recent hate speech on campus. We also hear about the verdict in the second trial of Malheur Refuge occupiers.