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Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

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Two Gun Measures On Washington's Ballot

MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.

Can Portland Learn From San Francisco's Affordable Housing Crisis?

MONDAY: We'll learn about the similarities and differences between affordable housing in Portland and San Fransisco from housing activist James Tracy.

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Lessons For Portland From The Christchurch Earthquake

MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.

Lessons For Portland From The Christchurch Earthquake

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the director of the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management about her fact-finding mission to Christchurch to see its response to the 2011 earthquake.

Can Portland Learn From San Francisco's Affordable Housing Crisis?

OPB | Oct. 20, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll learn about the similarities and differences between affordable housing in Portland and San Fransisco from housing activist James Tracy.

Two Gun Measures On Washington's Ballot

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

MONDAY: Voters in Washington are being asked to weigh in on two competing ballot measures on background checks for gun sales.

Minor Party Candidates For Governor Tackle The Issues

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

FRIDAY: We sit down with candidates from the Pacific Green, Libertarian, Progressive, and Constitution parties.

James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird" Reimagines Abolitionist History

OPB | Oct. 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird"  is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.

Christopher Rauschenberg Talks The Changing Field Of Photography

OPB | Oct. 15, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY:  The co-founder 0f Blue Sky, a gallery in Northwest Portland, talks about the dynamic history of photography and where the medium might be headed.

Poll Shows Marijuana And GE Food Labeling Likely To Pass

OPB | Oct. 15, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Measures 91 and 92 could be likely to pass, but the driver card measure may fail by a large margin.

Gubernatorial Republican Candidate: Dennis Richardson

OPB | Oct. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Republican Dennis Richardson is challenging Democratic Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber in the November election.

Oregon Considers Replacing National Statues In Congress

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon is considering replacing the statues currently at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol Building.

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments On PERS

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments today on new legislation aimed at cutting costs to the state's public employee retirement system (PERS).

Oregon Statehouse Races And The Balance Of Power

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll get analysis from political scientist Jim Moore about how the November legislative races are shaping up

Kitzhaber And Merkley Ahead In The Polls

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

TUESDAY: A new poll released by OPB and Fox 12 shows Democratic incumbents for statewide office in Oregon are in the lead.

Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB | Oct. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Environmental Update On Vanishing Starfish And Coal Terminals

OPB | Oct. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll hear why starfish are disappearing along North America's Pacific shoreline and the future of coal terminals. 

2014 Gubernatorial Debate

OPB | Oct. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson will weigh in on issues that matter to Oregonians.

Senate Republican Challenger: Monica Wehby

OPB | Oct. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: Republican Monica Wehby is challenging U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in the November election.

News Roundtable: October 9, 2014

OPB | Oct. 09, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the last week, including Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes admitting she illegally married an 18-year-old immigrant so he could stay in the U.S.

The Social Study Of Ebola Critical In Fighting Outbreak

OPB | Oct. 08, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Medical anthropologists and married couple, Bonnie and Barry Hewlett, study the cultural and political side of ebola outbreaks.

Responses To Gang Violence: The GIFT Program

OPB | Oct. 08, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.

Talking Business

OPB | Oct. 07, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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

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