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The Economics Of Legalized Marijuana

THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.

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News Roundtable: July 31, 2014

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

Eugene Writes Carbon Reduction Into Law

THURSDAY: The Eugene city council passed an ordinance this week that requires concrete plans to meet the city's carbon reduction goals.

Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Environmental Update On Bees And Trees

OPB | July 30, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporters about banning bee-harming pesticides, a new controversial logging method, and more.

Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

OPB | July 30, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Oregon Considers Smoking Ban On Coastal Beaches

OPB | July 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll learn more about the Oregon Parks Department's proposal to ban smoking on beaches along the coast.

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: The first woman convicted of Bosnian war crimes was arrested in Beaverton in 2011.

Clemency Offers Little Relief For Washington's Prison System

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: As the prison population continues to grow, and older inmates put stress on the system, clemency is a narrow avenue for relief.

County Vs City Laws

OPB | July 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Gun laws and a proposed sick leave ordinance have caused tension between counties and cities in Oregon.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB | July 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

New Proposal For Accessing Online Accounts After Death

OPB | July 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: A plan endorsed by a national advisory commission would give authorized representatives access to online accounts of people who have died.

Archaeologist Uncovers Part Of Oregon History

OPB | July 25, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll explore some Oregon history with Ashland-based archaeologist, Chelsea Rose.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's New Lyndon Johnson Play

OPB | July 25, 2014 12:25 p.m.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's The Great Society tells the story of the metastasizing war in Vietnam that largely derailed Lyndon Johnson’s ambitious domestic agenda.

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