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Lottery Profits

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2009

How much of the profits from video lottery terminals should bar and tavern owners get to keep?

Northwest Passages: Jon Raymond

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2009

Writer Jon Raymond, fresh from winning the Oregon Book Award for fiction.

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Legislating from Home

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 28, 2009

Should Oregon legislators meet — and vote — from home instead of from Salem?

Algae and Seabirds

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 27, 2009

What should be done to help birds affected by a slimy foam off the coast of Oregon and Washington?

Rx: Medicare Reimbursement

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2009

How do low Medicare reimbursement rates affect healthcare in Oregon? How will that care change if the rates go up?

No Place to Call Home: Rural Homelessness

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2009

The next in our No Place to Call Home series takes a look at homelessness in rural areas.

Pregnancy Pounds

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 22, 2009

How much is too much weight to gain if you're pregnant? A new study aims to keep obese women from gaining any weight at all.

Race and Representation

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2009

How important is it that your elected representatives share your ethnic or racial background?

Carbon Offsets

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 20, 2009

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

Class Size

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2009

Does class size affect student achievement?

Reading the Northwest Weather

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2009

What would you like to know from one of the region's most prominent weather experts?

North Coast Wal-Mart

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2009

Can local businesses co-exist or even thrive in the presence of Wal-Mart?

As We Are: Child Free

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2009

The next in our As We Are series explores what it is like to choose not to have children.

Rx: Individual Mandates

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2009

Should the government be able to require you to purchase health insurance?

No Place to Call Home: Chronic Homelessness

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2009

What are the unique challenges of dealing with chronic homelessness?

The Future of Journalism

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2009

How will cuts and restructuring at the Oregonian affect news coverage across the state?

Northwest Passages: Sherman Alexie

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2009

An hour with the poet, novelist, and filmmaker Sherman Alexie.

Changing Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2009

How would proposed climate change legislation in Congress and new EPA regulations affect you?

Town Hall 2.0

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2009

How should government agencies use social networking?

H1N What?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2009

What are you most, or least, worried about when it comes to this year's flu season?

Rurban Living

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2009

Can farms and cities co-exist inside the Urban Growth Boundary?

Green Shoots?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2009

Is Oregon seeing signs of an economic recovery?


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