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UO Students Shout Down President During $50M Gift Announcement

OPB | Oct. 6, 2017 1:27 p.m.

University of Oregon President Michael Schill was scheduled Friday to announce a $50 million gift to the university. But that plan was cut short.

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Damian Lillard Says He Wouldn't Go To The White House

OPB | Sept. 28, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Portland

"They just want us to go out there and do what we do," Lillard said. "They don't want to know what we think, they don't care how we feel about something."

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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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News Roundtable | Opera Theatre Oregon | PSUAH's Response To Joey Gibson

OPB | Sept. 15, 2017 noon

Our panel of news watchers take up some of the biggest stories of the week. We learn about a new environmental opera performed outside, and we talk to a spokesman for the Portland Stands United Against Hate coalition.

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Legal Observer Files Tort Claim After Police Officer Shoved Him

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 4:12 p.m. | Portland

A legal observer for the National Lawyers Guild filed a tort claim against the city of Portland, arguing a police officer used "unreasonable and unlawful" force during downtown protests last weekend.

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Wheeler Says He Won't Use YouTube Videos To Set Police Policy

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 12:50 p.m. | Portland

Wheeler said it was clear to protest leaders from the start that there would be designated areas for each group -- the protesters would be separated -- the free speech would be protected and violence would not be tolerated.

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Portland Officer Use Of Distraction Grenade During Protest Under Review

OPB | Sept. 13, 2017 10:24 a.m. | Portland

A video that's gone viral shows a police officer at Sunday's dueling rallies in downtown Portland throwing a crowd control grenade directly at a filmmaker. Portland police said they are investigating.

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Talking Business | Gang Designations | Joey Gibson & Patriot Prayer

OPB | Sept. 12, 2017 noon

We speak to Joey Gibson of Patriot Prayer about the motivation behind the group's rallies. The Portland Police will soon stop labeling people as gang members. Also, we talk business news with Suzanne Stevens.

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Portland Police Worry About Violence Sunday Between Dueling Protests

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 2:29 p.m. | Portland

Portland Police will put extra officers on the street Sunday afternoon to protect against violence between dueling protests.

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Right-Wing Rallies | TBA:17 | Meaningful Retirement

OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 noon

We talk with a political reporter for "The Guardian" covering right-wing rallies, OPB's Aaron Scott previews the TBA arts festival, and Oregon retirees share stories about their lives after work. 

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North Carolina Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue

AP | Aug. 14, 2017 5:44 p.m.

Protesters in North Carolina have toppled a long-standing statue of a Confederate soldier.

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Valve-Turning Activist From Oregon Won’t Serve Prison Time

OPB/EarthFix | June 23, 2017 3:08 p.m.

Ken Ward was one of five activists who turned valves off on several pipelines bringing oil from Canada to the United States.


Portland Mayor Questions Some Police Protest Tactics

Portland Tribune | June 14, 2017 2:23 p.m.

Wheeler praised Portland police for their response to competing downtown demonstrations but wants more information on why some decisions were made.

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Protesting In Portland | 'Land On Fire'

OPB | May 31, 2017 noon

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler shares his thoughts after this weekend's deadly attack. We discuss protest vs. free speech in Portland. And nature writer Gary Ferguson explains the age of the "mega-wildfires."

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#GrabYourWallet's Anti-Trump Boycott Looks To Expand Its Reach

NPR | April 16, 2017 5:12 a.m.

Shannon Coulter, the founder of the anti-Trump boycott movement #GrabYourWallet, believes the protest is having a broader cultural impact beyond affecting a corporation's bottom line.

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Demonstrators Nationwide Call On Trump To Release Tax Returns

AP | April 15, 2017 4:59 p.m. | Chicago

Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns, saying it was because he was under audit. He later said that voters don't care.

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Oregon State Tuition Hike Vote Postponed Due To Protesters

AP | March 20, 2017 9:45 a.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.

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Trump Supporters Clash With Protesters In Lake Oswego March 4 Trump

OPB | March 4, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Lake Oswego, Oregon

Protests and demonstrations have filled the streets of Portland in recent months. Today was Lake Oswego’s turn. 

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A Tale Of 2 'Not My Presidents Day' Protests In Portland

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 12:25 p.m. | Portland

Several people were arrested in Presidents Day protests in downtown Portland Monday. There were essentially two demonstrations - one with a permit, and one without.

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14 Arrested In Small Protest In Downtown Portland

OPB | Jan. 25, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Portland

Portland police arrested 14 people downtown Wednesday after a small group of protesters stood in the street near Pioneer Courthouse Square around 3:30 p.m., blocking several cars and buses.