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News Roundtable | Ralph Nader | Retro Video Games

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 noon

Our news roundtable will take up some of the biggest stories of the week. We'll also hear from former presidential candidate Ralph Nader and two of the people behind the annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo.

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$500M For UO | Wildfires And Climate Change | American Dream: Naturalized Citizen | Measure 97

OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 noon

Phil and Penny Knight donate $500 million to the University of Oregon. Climate change is directly tied to wildfires in the West. A naturalized citizen tells us about the American Dream. And we dive deep into Measure 97.

Arts | Entertainment | local | NW Life | State of Wonder

Love Burns Bright At Profile Theatre

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016 10:22 a.m.

"Bright Half Life" is the rapid-fire story of two women falling in and out of love over 45 years, told in a remarkable non-linear style by playwright Tanya Barfield.

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Page To Stage, Plays By Women Face Bias

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 5:01 p.m. | Portland

Playwright Tanya Barfield turns us onto research that puts the problem in painful detail.

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Playwright Tanya Barfield's Homecoming Season

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016 noon

Tanya Barfield's plays have been performed around the country, but never in Portland. Until now. State of Wonder spends the hour exploring the city and the theater through Barfield's eyes.

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Beaverton 8th-Grader's Project Wows At Google Science Fair

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Portland

Anushka Naiknaware won the LEGO Education Builder Award in the 2016 Google Science Fair with her "smart wound care" project. She is this year's youngest winner.

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Google Science Fair Winner | Comedian Bri Pruett | Japan Loves Portland

OPB | Oct. 10, 2016 noon

We hear from an Oregonian who is this year's youngest Google Science Fair winner and a Portland comedian whose solo show draws on her dating life. And we explore Japan's love for all things Portland.

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Malia Jensen's Homeward Journey

OPB | Oct. 7, 2016 1:38 p.m. | Portland

One of Portland's most celebrated contemporary artists shows new work in Portland and London. She tells us about a blazingly productive period in her practice since moving back from New York in 2014.

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Osage Tribal Member Struggles With The 'American' In The 'American Dream'

OPB | Oct. 5, 2016 12:20 p.m.

Our series exploring what the American Dream means to Oregonians continues with communications professor and Osage Native American tribal member Cynthia Coleman.

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Portland Art Museum Announces Major New Building

OPB | Oct. 6, 2016 5:30 p.m.

The museum will bridge its existing buildings with a modern pavilion and partner with Mark Rothko's children to bring major works by the iconic, Portland-raised painter over the next 20 years.