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Union Members Voice Concern Over Correctional Officers' Working Conditions

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 12:25 p.m.

Long, stressful hours have high costs for Oregon corrections officers.

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East Oregon Cities Rebrand Small-Town Life

OPB | Aug. 31, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland

Pendleton and Hermiston are trying on new brands in an effort to lure fresh faces.

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Oregon's Farm To School Funding Expanded

OPB | Aug. 6, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The legislature nearly quadrupled the amount of money available for schools to buy locally grown and processed food this year.

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The Climate Action Plan And Oregon

OPB | Aug. 4, 2015 12:06 p.m.

New rules announced yesterday by President Obama require reductions of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.

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New Play Looks Back On Portland's Past

OPB | July 31, 2015 12:40 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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State Of Wonder: Aug. 1, 2015

OPB | Aug. 1, 2015 noon | Portland

This week, a tasty sandwich: coverage of the Seattle Art Fair, then KMHD program director Matt Fleeger takes us on a tour of Portland's jazz scene.

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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.