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Funding Measure 98 | Gov. Brown's Budget | Clackamas County Turnabout | History Of East Portland

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 noon

We explore the funding for voter-passed Measure 98, the governor's proposed budget, the winds of change in Clackamas County, and a new exhibit about the history of East Portland.

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Reaction To The Election

OPB | Nov. 10, 2016 noon

We hear from Oregonians about how the election of Donald Trump as President may affect their lives.

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The Day After: Election 2016

OPB | Nov. 9, 2016 noon

We break down the results of yesterday’s election – both local and national.

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Oregon's Last Great Election | Sibling Reunion

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 noon

We hear about what one longtime political reporter calls Oregon's last great election. Also, we explore the nature of family with four siblings who didn't meet until they were in their 60s.

NW Life | Election | Nation | Politics | News | local | Think Out Loud

Portland High School Students Aspire To Achieve And Redefine The 'American Dream'

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 noon | Portland

Three dozen high schoolers gathered for a town hall convened by "Think Out Loud" and the CENTER in North Portland to talk about how they define the American Dream today and their hopes for the future.

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Voting Issues | Presidential Powers | Facebook, News And Democracy

OPB | Nov. 7, 2016 noon

We hear about some unusual voting issues in Oregon and Washington, presidential powers writ large, and the staggering influence of Facebook.

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Talking Business | Playground Design | Stealing Our Election

OPB | Nov. 1, 2016 noon

Can playgrounds be designed for better play? Also, we check in on the latest business news. And we'll find out what happens to your ballot after to put it in the mail.

NW Life | Nation | Politics | News | local | History | Think Out Loud

Naturalized Citizen From India Questions The Brand Promise Of America

OPB | Oct. 18, 2016 noon

Anand Tawker, a former director of emerging markets in India for Hewlett Packard, says he hopes the "American Dream" can become more substantive and meaningful for more Americans. 

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One On One With Oregon Gubernatorial Candidate Cliff Thomason

OPB | Oct. 17, 2016 1:47 p.m.

We sit down with Independent Party candidate for governor Cliff Thomason to hear why he thinks he should be the next to head this state.

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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.