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Newspaper Decline | Healthy Masculinity | Atkinson Interview

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2020

Newspapers are making major cuts. Willamette University's head basketball coach is trying to build healthy masculinity in his players. Jason Atkinson is one of the candidates for Oregon's 2nd Congressional district.

Farmworkers | OSHA | Olympic Fencer

OPB | Broadcast: April 7, 2020

Farmworkers are continuing to work during the pandemic. OSHA has received over 2,000 complaints in the last several weeks. And legendary fencer Mariel Zagunis tells us how the Olympics postponement is affecting her. 

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OHA Update| Schnitzer Remembrance | Crumpacker Interview

OPB | Broadcast: April 6, 2020

We get the latest from the Oregon Health Authority. And we'll talk to Jimmy Crumpacker, one of the candidates for Oregon's second Congressional district.

News Roundtable | Oregon Trail | Book Club

OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2020

We get opinions and analysis on some of the news of the week. We hear about a new version of the Oregon Trail video game. And we introduce our new pandemic book club.

Tenants & Landlords | Book Recommendations | Sallie Tisdale

OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2020

State and local leaders are working to protect renters. Bookstore owners share reading recommendations. Portland writer Sallie Tisdale shares her strategies for surviving the pandemic. And Portland has one of the longest standing female football teams in the country.

Remote Learning | Animal-Human Disease Transfer | Machine Learning

OPB | Broadcast: April 1, 2020

Schools across the state are trying to figure out distance learning. How can diseases jump from bats to humans? And scientists at OSU are working on a project to help machines learn the same way babies do.

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