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Flash-Bang Grenades | Enough Iz Enough | Teen Summer Jobs

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2018

After a temporary suspension by the Portland Police, we talk about flash-bang grenades We also hear about an outreach group on the Umatilla Indian Reservation and summer jobs for teens. 

News Roundtable | REBROADCAST: The Ragged Edge Of Medicine

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2018

Opinions and analysis on some of the biggest regional stories of the week. Also, an interview with a doctor who spent her career ministering to Portland's most vulnerable.

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Indigenous Creek Names | Cafe Employees in Addiction Recovery | Stumptown Improv Festival

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 9, 2018

We hear about efforts to give indigenous names to unnamed creeks. An Albany cafe is hiring people recovering from addiction. And the co-founders of the Stumptown Improv Festival are in the studio. 

Oregon Wheat To Yemen | Courtenay Hameister

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2018

We hear how the World Food Program is using Oregon wheat to help people in Yemen. And author Courtenay Hameister joins us to discuss her new book about overcoming her fears and living with anxiety. 

Police Response To Protest | SEIU Settlement | Cindy Baldwin

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 2018

Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw talks about police's response to a protest last weekend. Also, we hear from the SEIU and a public employee who recently settled a lawsuit with the union. And author Cindy Baldwin talks about being a mother with a chronic illness. 

News Roundtable | Project SEARCH | Coffee Creek Cosmetology

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2018

We hear opinions and analysis on this week's news. And we talk about two programs to provide job training: one for young adults with disabilities and one for incarcerated women. 

Rent Strike | Wildfires | Labor Complaint | Malicious Summoning

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2018

We hear about a proposed new law which would punish people for summoning the police unnecessarily, firefighters battling multiple huge wildfires, Oregon's labor commissioner filing a complaint against legislative leaders, and a rent strike at Portland's Holgate Manor. 

Oregon's First Female Chief Justice | Protected Bike Lanes | Finding Families Of The Deceased

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2018

Martha Walters is the first woman to serve as chief justice in Oregon. A new protected bike lane causes controversy in Klamath Falls. Deb Stone locates living family members of the unidentified dead. 


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