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President's Criticisms Incite More Protests At NFL Games Sunday

AP | Sept. 24, 2017 11:11 a.m.

Last week across the entire NFL, only four players knelt or sat, and two stood with their fists raised. In the nine early games Sunday, AP reporters counted 102 players kneeling or sitting, and at least three raising their fists.

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Athletes Blast Trump After President Targets Kaepernick, Curry

OPB | Sept. 23, 2017 3:43 p.m. | Somerset, N.J.

President Trump said two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry was not welcome at the White House, then said NFL players who kneel for the national anthem should be fired.

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OSU Water Conflict Negotiator Wins Prize

OPB | April 27, 2015 12:06 p.m.

Aaron Wolf, professor of geography at Oregon State University, won a Heinz award last week for his work as a water resources conflict negotiator.

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Political Scandals In History

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We get some historical context for how often politicians run into trouble in connection with the actions of their family members.

Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Health | Flora and Fauna

Avian Flu Detected In Oregon Wild Duck

OPB | Jan. 15, 2015 12:30 p.m.

A wild mallard duck shot near Eugene has tested positive for avian influenza.  While the virus has not caused sickness in humans, it could prove deadly for domestic poultry.

Oregon's Intel Noted For Conflict-Free Efforts, Chip

OPB | June 3, 2014 9:39 a.m.

Intel has been recognized for producing the first and only "conflict-free" processing chip on the market.

Energy | Politics | World | Technology | Science | Business | Think Out Loud

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 9, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

local | News

Herald and News: Flu Season Quiet So Far, But Residents Take Precautions

The Klamath Falls Herald and News | Oct. 15, 2013 10:07 p.m.

Since reporting started last week, cases of the flu in Oregon are so far less than one percent of outpatient visits.

local | Arts

Native American Artist Teaches Heritage To Local Students

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 midnight

Artist Toma Villa is one of the Native American artists teaching students along the Columbia River about their regional heritage.

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Rebirth of Local Journalism

OPB | Nov. 17, 2009 9 a.m.

What is the best model for local news in the future?