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Portlanders React To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

TUESDAY: A small group of protesters gathered Monday night in Portland after learning a grand jury did not indict the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Big Changes Coming For Disability Services In Oregon

TUESDAY: We'll look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing services for seniors and people with disabilities in Oregon.

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Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Exploring Personal Perspectives On Faith

OPB | Nov. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing together leaders from different religious traditions to ask how they define faith and how they assess its impact in their lives.

Researchers Discover Likely Culprit Behind Sea Star Die Off

OPB | Nov. 21, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Since the summer of 2013, sea stars along the pacific coast have been wasting away by the millions. Now scientists at Cornell University think they know why.

President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration Reform

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

FRIDAY: We get reaction to President Obama's speech, which outlined executive action to provide temporary relief for nearly five million immigrants who are in the country illegally.

News Roundtable: November 21, 2014

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

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

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 12:50 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Anti-Viral Drug Out Of Oregon Could Be Used To Treat Ebola

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon State University professor Patrick Iversen helped develop a new anti-viral drug that could be used to treat Ebola.

Seattle Zoo Will Phase Out Elephant Program

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo announced Wednesday that it will find new homes for its two aging elephants and will not replenish their exhibit with new pachyderms. 

Is Your Credit Card Information Safe With The City Of Portland?

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A new audit shows that Portland is not doing all it can to keep the credit card information of its residents secure.

Could The Midterms Shakeup U.S. Foreign Policy?

OPB | Nov. 19, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: In the wake of a sweeping Republican victory on election night, we'll examine the implications for President Obama's foreign policy agenda.

City Rolls Out The Latest Portland Street Fee Plan

OPB | Nov. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, and critics of the latest version of the plan to pay for repairs and maintenance of city roads.

Talking Business

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Portland's Professional Cuddler Opens A Storefront

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: Samantha Hess has built a business that she says caters to people who need more cuddling in their lives.

Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

Low Vacancy Rate In Bend Makes Finding Housing Difficult

OPB | Nov. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

MONDAY: The vacancy rate in Bend is about a half a percent, which means it is nearly impossible for many people there to find a place to live.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB | Nov. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Thirteen Thousand Oregonian Votes That May Not Count

OPB | Nov. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll get an update about the the 13 thousand Oregon ballots that were contested because of signature problems, and whether those ballots could impact the outcome of Measure 92.

Winter Vinecki's Run Into The Record Books

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: Last year, 14-year-old Winter Vinecki became the youngest person ever to run a marathon on every continent.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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

Sen. Wyden Pushes Two Key Bills Through Committee

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) is hoping to pass legislation to increase logging in public forests and manage water in the Klamath Basin before the end of the year.

Can Oregon Make It To the First-Ever College Football Playoffs?

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Ducks are currently ranked #2 in the country, and are poised to make the brand new four-team BCS playoff.

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