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The Best Portland Hip-Hop Of 2014

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014 9:16 a.m.

We sit down with Mac Smiff of We Out Here Magazine to hear about the top hip-hop artists that came out of Portland in 2014.

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Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.

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Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

NW Life | Think Out Loud

Remembering Oregon's Lost Summer Hangouts

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear stories about Oregonians' favorite summertime hangout spots from the past.

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Clemency Offers Little Relief For Washington's Prison System

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.

Arts | local | NW Life | Think Out Loud

The Lives Inside Oregon's Rummer Homes

OPB | March 20, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Think Out Loud is exploring life inside a Rummer home and the legacy of its builder. In anticipation, we tour four Rummer homes in the Oak Hills neighborhood.

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider Legalized Marijauna

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.

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When Should You Not Call 911?

OPB | Jan. 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The 911 service provider in Washington County is publishing the most ridiculous calls of the week in an effort to educate people about when not to call 911.

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The Battle Over Oregon's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

OPB | Jan. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

NW Life | Think Out Loud

Portland Defender Of Sex-Abuse Victims Passes Away

OPB | Dec. 18, 2013 12:25 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland attorney Kelly Clark, who made a career defending victims of sexual abuse, passed away Tuesday at the age of 56.