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How A Father Duped His Son Into Being An International Spy In Oregon

OPB | May 14, 2015 12:30 p.m.

A CIA agent sells information to the Russians, gets caught, then convinces his son to spy for him. It's all in Bryan Denson's thrilling new book: The Spy's Son.

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New Urban League President Nkenge Harmon Johnson Talks 'State Of Black Oregon'

OPB | May 13, 2015 12:35 p.m.

Nkenge Harmon Johnson discusses the recently released "State of Black Oregon" report and what she hopes to accomplish at the helm of the Urban League of Portland.

local | Food | Think Out Loud

TOL In The Tub: Chef Cooks Signature Dish In Hot Tub

OPB | April 1, 2015 12:45 p.m.

We kick off "TOL in the Tub," our new series exploring important issues from hot tubs across the state. It starts in Southeast Portland, with the celebrated chef Miranda Bjornsen.

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Farmers Seek New Solutions To Slug Problem

OPB | March 31, 2015 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: As gardeners gear up for their annual battle with slugs, farmers are facing a slug problem on a completely different scale.

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Represented: Addressing Child Sex Trafficking In Oregon

OPB | March 12, 2015 12:06 p.m.

In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.

Arts | local | State of Wonder

Victor Maldonado Explores Mexican Stereotypes With His Lucha Art

OPB | Aug. 1, 2014 9:15 a.m.

Artist Victor Maldonado journeyed to Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts to work on a new series of prints exploring questions of identity through Mexican lucha wrestling masks.

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Oregon Vineyards: Through The Eyes Of An Artist

OPB | June 13, 2014 midnight

Art and wine lovers, here's an exhibit for you: Oregon Vineyards: Through The Eyes Of An Artist. Eleven Willamette Valley artists present their visions of wine country with a wide variety of artistic styles.

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May 17, 2014

OPB | May 17, 2014 noon

State of Wonder returns with more arts coverage in Oregon. Marco Beneveto, George Saunders, Classical Up Close and more...

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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.