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At Cowgirl Camp, Women Aim To Boost Role, Shift Thinking In Agriculture

Northwest News Network | Aug. 30, 2017 11:55 a.m. | Cheney, Washington

The number of ranchers in the U.S. is on the decline. There’s no recruiting for the gig and some of the generational ties to ranch land in the West have been severed.

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News Roundtable | Women And Ambition

OPB | July 28, 2017 noon

We explore women's relationship with ambition with Robin Romm, editor of the essay collection "Double Bind," and writer Camas Davis, who contributed to the book. Also, our news roundtable takes on the week's big headlines.

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Tacoma Detention Center | Election Reform | Transit Security

OPB | July 26, 2017 noon | Portland

We hear about conditions for women in a Tacoma immigration detention facility, a conference on election reform, and why bus riders want fewer armed transit police officers.

Nation | News | Politics | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Latinx Pride | Remembering Frances Gabe

OPB | July 21, 2017 noon

Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.

Nation | News | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable | Mental Illness And The Legal System | An Oregon Tech Story

OPB | June 16, 2017 noon

Our rotating panel of smart news watchers discusses some of the big stories this week. How do people with mental illness fare in the courts? And Oregon Institute of Technology student Autumn Breeze Engh shares her unusual path to graduation.

local | NW Life | Arts | Entertainment

Women Who Roar: Vancouver Debuts All-Female Storytelling Troupe

OPB | May 20, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

This week five women will take the stage for Vancouver’s first all-female storytelling event.

Nation | News | Recreation | Sports

South Carolina Takes Its 1st Women's NCAA Basketball Title

NPR | April 2, 2017 6:58 p.m.

March Madness is coming to a close for women's basketball. After defeating the defending champion, UConn, Mississippi State will take on South Carolina in the championship on Sunday night.

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Cinderella Alert: Oregon, Quinnipiac Crash The Women's Sweet 16 Field

AP | March 21, 2017 7:32 a.m. | New York

The two double-digit seeds joined a field of mostly top seeds in the women's regional semifinals that will be played next weekend. It's only the third time in NCAA Tournament history that two double-digit seeds made the regional semifinals.

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Beavers Back In Sweet 16 After 64-52 Win Over Creighton

AP | March 20, 2017 8:09 a.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

Sydney Wiese celebrated her final game at Gill Coliseum by blowing kisses to the crowd and dancing to Abba.

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Portland Edit-A-Thon Aims To Close Wikipedia Gender Gap

OPB | March 18, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Portland

It's part of a massive editing session to create more diverse voices and content on Wikipedia, with a focus on women artists.

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Portland Conventions | Port Of Portland | Eugene Dogs Ordinance | Women's Film Festival

OPB | March 2, 2017 noon

Can Portland host big conventions? Will downtown Eugene ban dogs? What happens next for Portland's beleaguered port? And what does it take for women to break into film directing?

local | Economy | News | Politics

Oregon Bills Target Gender Wage Gap

OPB | Feb. 7, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers are considering proposals aimed at making sure women are paid the same rate as men for similar work. Two measures were introduced this week.

local | Nation | News | Politics | NW Life

Thousands Pack Portland Streets For Women's March

OPB | Jan. 21, 2017 11:14 a.m. | Portland

Thousands of people flooded the city's waterfront in one of the largest public demonstrations in Portland history.

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3 Things To Watch As Protests Continue In Portland

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017 7:23 p.m. | Portland

Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Portland on Friday night. On Saturday, the city prepares for thousands more. 

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News Roundtable | PDX Women's March | Astoria Play

OPB | Jan. 20, 2017 1 a.m.

In a 1 p.m. show following NPR special coverage, we'll talk about the inauguration and other news of the week, look ahead to the Women's March on Portland, and hear about a play about Astoria.

Communities | Nation | News | Think Out Loud

It's A Woman's World

OPB | Dec. 29, 2016 noon

Three conversations with authors who have written books exploring how women live in a world that is often designed by and for men.

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Oregon Lawmakers Delay Decision On Opening 2nd Women's Prison

OPB | Dec. 14, 2016 2:21 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers have decided they need more time to decide whether to fund a second women's prison in the state.

local | Sports | News | Education

Lake Oswego Schools Face Possible Lawsuit Over Alleged Title IX Violations

OPB | Dec. 14, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Portland

The Lake Oswego School District is facing a possible class action lawsuit over its sports program. Ten current and former female athletes allege violations of federal Title IX protections.

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Love Burns Bright At Profile Theatre

OPB | Oct. 15, 2016 10:22 a.m.

"Bright Half Life" is the rapid-fire story of two women falling in and out of love over 45 years, told in a remarkable non-linear style by playwright Tanya Barfield.

local | NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

Page To Stage, Plays By Women Face Bias

OPB | Oct. 14, 2016 5:01 p.m. | Portland

Playwright Tanya Barfield turns us onto research that puts the problem in painful detail.