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Judge Hears Oral Arguments In Marriage Case

THURSDAY: Attorneys for four couples seeking to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage made their arguments in court Wednesday.

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Doug Fine On The Promise of Industrial Hemp

THURSDAY: Author Doug Fine talking about his new book, Hemp Bound, highlighting a trajectory for the crop that he says is poised to  come onto the U.S. agricultural market in a big way.

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Beaverton Schools Want iPads For All Students

THURSDAY: If Beaverton's school bond measure passes in May, the district will use some of the money to get a device into the hands of every one of its students.

New Recommendations For Cesarean Section Births

OPB | April 23, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Cesarean sections make up about a third of all births in this country — the highest rate in decades. What was your C-section like?

Trader Joe's Will Not Be Building A Store In NE Portland

OPB | April 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Trader Joe's has decided not to build at Northeast Alberta and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, even though Mayor Hales hoped they would.

Same-Sex Marriage Case Begins In Oregon

OPB | April 23, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A federal judge will hear oral arguments from plaintiffs challenging Oregon's constitutional definition of marriage as between "one man and one woman."

Author Tom Spanbauer Talks Teaching And Writing

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Author Tom Spanbauer has taught writing in Portland for more than two decades. His latest novel explores the intricacies of love and friendship.

Oregon Counties Abandon Immigration Hold Policies

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Counties across Oregon no longer hold people in jail for Immigrations and Customs Enforcement after a judge ruled such holds unconstitutional.

Talking Business

OPB | April 22, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the stories on her radar.

Portland's Public Alert System Falters During Emergency

OPB | April 21, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: Portland's public alert system recently failed to notify residents of a dangerous situation.

Dear Stranger Project Seeks To Connect Oregonians

OPB | April 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Oregon Humanities is encouraging people to write letters introducing themselves to people they don't know, in hopes of creating an ongoing correspondence.

Southern Oregon Town Asks Federal Judge To Rule on Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

OPB | April 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The Cave Junction City Council voted to ask a federal court to reconcile state and federal laws on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Oregon Art Beat Celebrates 15 Years With New Exhibition

OPB | April 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Oregon Art Beat Exhibition at the Peoples Art of Portland Gallery features work from artists who have been on the show over the past 15 years.

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