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Amazon In Oregon | Portland Thorns | Erious Johnson | Jim Pepper

OPB | Oct. 16, 2017 noon

We hear about Erious Johnson's recent settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice, tax breaks for Amazon, the Portland Thorns' 2017 NWSL championship and the life of Native American jazzman Jim Pepper.

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Portland Thorns Topple North Carolina For NWSL Title

AP | Oct. 14, 2017 4:26 p.m.

The Portland Thorns nabbed their second NWSL championship with a 1-0 defeat of the North Carolina Courage on Saturday in Orlando.

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Landscapes Of Violence | Prison Population | Gun Owners | Senior Softball

OPB | Oct. 10, 2017 noon

A local painter depicts locations of violence in America. The prison population may be going down because of a new law. A hunter in Bend says gun owners need to advocate for gun control. And a Portlander is headed to the World Senior Games for softball.

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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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Solar Industry Changes | Lillard On Protests | Racism At Multnomah County?

OPB | Sept. 28, 2017 noon

Damian Lillard has some thoughts about taking the knee during the national anthem. Also, we hear about allegations of racism at Multnomah County. And we check in on Oregon's solar industry.

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Beaverton School Sports Face Investigation Over Sex Discrimination

OPB | Sept. 14, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Portland

Oregon education officials have warned Beaverton that if the allegations are true, the treatment of male and female athletes could violate state law.

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Facing A Rent Hike, Portland's Boathouse Ponders Options

Pamplin Media Group | July 23, 2017 8:48 a.m. | Portland

The hub of Portland's bustling water sports community, which draws up to 1,000 users a day in the summer, is being pushed out by a rent hike.

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REBROADCAST: The Transformative Power of Physical Activity

OPB | May 17, 2017 noon

Geoff Norcross talks to three different authors about how athletic obsession can help us and hurt us.

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Salem-Area Passport Applications Surge Since Trump's Election

Statesman Journal | May 13, 2017 11:52 a.m.

In 2016, the Marion County Clerk's office processed between 800 and 900 passports applications for the entire year. The office processed roughly 895 applications in the month of February 2017 alone.

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Eliud Kipchoge Falls 26 Seconds Short In Nike's 2-Hour Marathon Attempt

OPB | May 5, 2017 2:45 p.m.

Though the experiment fell short of its goal, it cracks the door open just a little wider when determining at the boundaries of human performance.

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As Portland Changes, Old-School Bowling Lands In The Gutter

OPB | May 3, 2017 12:28 p.m. | Portland

An unlikely victim of rising property values? Bowling. One of the last bowling centers to offer leagues in Portland is on its way out.

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High School Sports In Beaverton Face Gender Bias Questions

OPB | April 26, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

The Beaverton School District has agreed to work with state officials on an audit of its high school athletics programs. But some parents are pushing for faster action.

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Thorns Open Season With 2-0 Win Over Orlando

AP | April 15, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Portland

Portland captain Christine Sinclair scored in the 67th minute and the Thorns beat the Orlando Pride 2-0 on Saturday in their National Women's Soccer League season opener.

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Nurkic's Status Uncertain For Playoffs, Portland Waits In Suspense

AP | April 14, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Portland

Portland coach Terry Stotts said Friday that Jusuf Nurkic's status for the first-round opener in Oakland on Sunday was "undetermined."

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'I Love It Here': Tobin Heath Ready To Lead Portland As NWSL Begins 5th Season

AP | April 13, 2017 3:47 p.m. | Portland

While a few of the U.S. women's national team players have opted to go overseas, midfielder Tobin Heath is happy to stay stateside with the Portland Thorns.

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Oregon Falls By 1 Point In Final Seconds To North Carolina

AP | April 1, 2017 8:04 p.m. | Glendale, Arizona

North Carolina missed four straight free throws at the end of the game but got offensive rebounds in both cases to emerge victorious.

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Gonzaga Escapes South Carolina To Reach 1st Ever National Championship

AP | April 1, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Phoenix

Spokane walked away happy Saturday night as Gonzaga beat South Carolina 77-73 to secure its place in the national title game.

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Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic To Miss Rest Of Regular Season With Broken Leg

AP | April 1, 2017 9:45 a.m. | Portland

Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has a broken right leg and will miss the rest of the regular season.

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Ducks Advance To 1st Final 4 In 78 Years With Win Over Kansas

AP | March 25, 2017 8 p.m. | Kansas City, Missouri

Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night.

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Oregon State Exits Tournament After 66-53 Loss To Florida State

AP | March 25, 2017 5:50 p.m. | Stockton, California

Sydney Wiese, the Beavers' leading scorer, wound up with just nine points on 3-for-14 shooting and missed all 10 of her 3-point tries in her final collegiate game.