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Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo


Friday at 12:06 p.m.

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

Represented: Minimum Wage


Tuesday at 12:06 p.m.

In this installment of our series "Represented," we're in outer SE Portland to examine what raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would mean for workers, employers and the larger economy.

Photo: Allison Frost / OPB

Oregon Gun Owners Question Expanded Background Checks


Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

We talk to the legislator behind a bill to expand background checks, as well as gun enthusiasts at a recent Portland gun show.

Photo: Dave Blanchard / OPB

News Roundtable: April 23, 2015


Thursday at 12:06 p.m.

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Photo: Mick Baker / Flickr

Portland Civil Rights Discussion: Lift Ev'ry Voice


Wednesday at 12:06 p.m.

On Tuesday, April 21, OPB TV aired the documentary "Lift Ev'ry Voice" about the civil rights struggle in Portland from the 60's through the 80's. Afterwards, Dave Miller hosted a discussion about the African-American experience in Portland in 2015.

Photo: Cathy Cheney

OPB Poll Finds Divisions On Race, Income Inequality


Wednesday at 12:45 p.m.

We'll dig into the results.

Hermiston Police Officers Get Body Cams


Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

The Hermiston Police Department now equips officers with body cameras.

Photo: Richard Bauer / Flickr

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Represented: Minimum Wage

OPB | April 28, 2015

In this installment of our series "Represented," we're in outer SE Portland to examine what raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would mean for workers, employers and the larger economy.

Dog Training Program In Oregon Prison

OPB | April 27, 2015

Inmates at Two Rivers Correctional Institution are training dogs that will soon be eligible for adoption.

Live At Literary Arts With Katherine Boo

OPB | April 24, 2015

Katherine Boo, author of "Behind the Beautiful Forevers," joins us for a live discussion at Literary Arts.

Oregon Gun Owners Question Expanded Background Checks

OPB | April 23, 2015

We talk to the legislator behind a bill to expand background checks, as well as gun enthusiasts at a recent Portland gun show.

News Roundtable: April 23, 2015

OPB | April 23, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

OPB Poll Finds Divisions On Race, Income Inequality

OPB | April 22, 2015

We'll dig into the results.

Portland Civil Rights Discussion: Lift Ev'ry Voice

OPB | April 22, 2015

On Tuesday, April 21, OPB TV aired the documentary "Lift Ev'ry Voice" about the civil rights struggle in Portland from the 60's through the 80's. Afterwards, Dave Miller hosted a discussion about the African-American experience in Portland in 2015.

Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Hermiston Police Officers Get Body Cams

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Hermiston Police Department now equips officers with body cameras.

Legislature Considers Campaign Finance Regulation

OPB | April 21, 2015

The Oregon constitution would have to be amended by voters to allow limits on individual donations to campaigns.

Portland Considering New Regulations For Uber, Taxis

OPB | April 21, 2015

Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.

Environmental Update On Orcas And Geothermal Energy

OPB | April 20, 2015

We get a round-up of some of the region’s major environmental stories from OPB’s EarthFix team.

Evictions in Rockwood Spark Controversy

OPB | April 20, 2015

Gresham residents say they are being evicted from their apartments amidst property revitalization efforts.

Cash Sales Change Portland Real Estate Market

OPB | April 20, 2015

More than 25 percent of property in overall real estate market in the last four years was purchased with cash.

Independent Party Opens Its Primary

OPB | April 20, 2015

The Independent Party of Oregon, which has recently gone from minor to major party status, announced it will open its primary to unaffiliated voters.

Gov. Brown Delivers State Of The State Address

OPB | April 17, 2015

We broadcast Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's State of the State speech and get analysis from OPB reporter Chris Lehman and this week's news roundtable.

Republican Lawmaker Proposes Access To Birth Control Without Doctor's Perscription

OPB | April 16, 2015

The Oregon House Health Care Committee will vote on a bill Friday that would change the types of services pharmacists are allowed to provide.

A Conversation With 'Pasta By Hand' Author Jenn Louis

OPB | April 16, 2015

Portland chef and author Jenn Louis joins us to discuss her career and book "Pasta By Hand."

Basketball Postseason Preview

OPB | April 16, 2015

NPR Sports correspondent Tom Goldman gives us an overview of the Blazer's postseason prospects.

Craft Brewers Gather In Portland

OPB | April 16, 2015

More than 11,000 people are in the Rose City for the 32nd annual Craft Brewers Conference.


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