OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 15, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up some of the big stories in the weeks news. We also hear from Congressman Greg Walden on "net neutrality,"and Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer on the farm bill.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 14, 2017
The number of homeless students in Oregon is higher than ever. Also, a middle school PPS wants to reopen sits right near the freeway. And a math teacher in Bend wins a national award.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 13, 2017
The EPA has put the Portland Harbor on a list of Superfund priority sites — what does that mean? Also, another take on crime in downtown Portland. And we'll check-in on the medical marijuana market.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 12, 2017
We hear about new efforts to protect farmworkers from pesticide exposure, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden's take on this week's net neutrality vote, and urban and rural Oregonians trying to understand their differences.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 8, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. We hear from Oregon state Sen. Sara Gelser who was featured in Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" issue. Also, we discuss a new report on conditions at NORCOR.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 7, 2017
The special education program at Pioneer School in Portland Public Schools will close. Also, a new park is home to Oregon's first outdoor field for disabled athletes. And Oregon football coach Willie Taggart is leaving for Florida.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 6, 2017
The Portland African American Leadership Forum has a new plan reflecting the priorities of Portland's African American community. Bend City Council will decide whether to send voters a plan to fundamentally change the city's system of government. And Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle talks about safety for downtown businesses.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2017
Oregon is the leading producer of Christmas trees in the country. We'll learn more about the business. Also, the state's first kid governor, some regional business news and what the GOP tax bill could mean for Oregon universities.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 4, 2017
How is the Gorge recovering after the fire? Also, we'll hear from Eugene's mayor. And a story about why car thefts are on the rise in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 1, 2017
Our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. Also, we hear about a milestone in the Hanford nuclear cleanup. And we talk to a local organization that works with Asian immigrants — the fastest growing immigrant group in Oregon.
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