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The Archive Project - Julia Alvarez

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Dominican-American author Julia Alvarez reflects on her dual childhood in the Dominican Republic and in the United States.

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The Archive Project - Colson Whitehead

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Colson Whitehead discusses his life growing up in New York City and figuring out his place as a writer. 

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DACA Now: Returning To Mexico For The First Time In 17 Years

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

Former OPB News intern Juan Ramirez kept an audio journal of his first visit back to Mexico in nearly two decades.

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The Invisible World Of Imaginary Friends

OPB | June 9, 2016 noon

At least 65% of children have imaginary friends. And that's a good thing, says a University of Oregon professor who runs the Imagination Research Lab.

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For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

OPB | Nov. 8, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

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Portland Parents File Complaint About Lack Of Teaching Time

OPB | Nov. 4, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Parents of Portland Public School students say the district's high school schedule violates state law by not providing enough hours of instruction.

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Remembering Joe Bell

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll talk to the writer Pauls Toutonghi about his day walking with Joe Bell, who was killed last week.

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African-American Families Discuss Challenges And Solutions

OPB | Oct. 16, 2013 12:15 p.m.

We'll talk with members of the African-American community in Portland about the challenges they face related to raising their children — particularly their sons.

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Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 7, 2013 12:06 p.m.

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.

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Father of Bullied Teen Continues Cross-Country "Walk for Change"

OPB | Sept. 23, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Joe Bell's cross-country journey is a tribute to his son, Jadin. He began in La Grande, Oregon on April 21, 2013 and is currently in Denver, Colorado.