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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.
Earlier this week OBON 2015 returned several flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.
Geotechnical engineer Allison Pyrch, who was among a handful of Oregonians who visited Japan shortly after the March 2011 disaster, joined OPB's Geoff Norcross to discuss what she learned.
A roundup of news from OPB after the March 11 earthquake in the Pacific off Japan.
Most Oregon politicians agree something needs to be done this legislative session to prepare for a big earthquake. But the question is: How much money is being discussed?
Advanced engineering and a location just outside of the tsunami zone allowed the Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital in Japan to survive the 9.0 magnitude earthquake of March 11, 2011.
Scores of people watched at the University of Portland Thursday as the American women’s soccer team defeated Japan for the Olympic gold medal. USA star Megan Rapinoe is a UP graduate. But another player with Northwest ties might’ve been more critical to the win.
Oregon health officials say they expect to find radiation from Japan, when scientists finish analyzing data just collected in Portland.