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Classes To Cut

OPB | Broadcast: June 30, 2010

School districts around Oregon are slashing their budgets. How do communities choose what to cut and what to keep?

In Public View

OPB | Broadcast: June 29, 2010

What does it mean to have public records of referendum petition signatures and concealed weapons permits?

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What Are Workers Worth?

OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2010

As the state budget faces a half-billion dollar shortfall, should public sector employees pay a portion of their health care costs?

The Choice to Farm

OPB | Broadcast: June 25, 2010

What does it take for a young person in rural Oregon to choose — or not choose — farming as a career?

Sustaining Business in Rural Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: June 24, 2010

What's the key to building a vibrant economy in rural communities?

Southern Oregon's Green Economy

OPB | Broadcast: June 23, 2010

Measuring the economic impact of marijuana in Southern Oregon.

Immigration Law

OPB | Broadcast: June 22, 2010

One new public opinion poll suggests 60 percent of Americans favor Arizona's new immigration law. What about in cities and towns in the northwest?

Mining for Gold and Chromite

OPB | Broadcast: June 21, 2010

Do mining operations in Oregon need more regulation?

Drawing for a Living

OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2010

A conversation with editorial cartoonists.

The Meaning of Jefferson High

OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2010

What is the significance of Jefferson High and other neighborhood schools in Portland?

Cleaning up the Gulf

OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2010

What are folks from the Northwest seeing and doing in the Gulf of Mexico?

Cutting Across the Board

OPB | Broadcast: June 15, 2010

What will nine percent cuts, across the board, mean for state services in Oregon?

Searching for Kyron Horman

OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2010

What have we learned from the disappearance of a Portland second-grader?

Getting Back to Work: Retraining

OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2010

Do job retraining programs work?

Getting Back to Work: Entrepreneurs

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2010

What does it mean to start a new job as your own boss?

Getting Back to Work: Jobs and Identity

OPB | Broadcast: June 9, 2010

How does a job define who you are?

Northwest Passages: Paulann Petersen

OPB | Broadcast: June 8, 2010

Oregon's new poet laureate Paulann Petersen writes in sonic riffs.

Farmers Market Economy

OPB | Broadcast: June 7, 2010

What are the politics of farmers' markets?

The Bard in Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: June 4, 2010

Exploring the legacy of the Bard, as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival turns 75.

The Ethics of Egg Donation

OPB | Broadcast: June 3, 2010

What are the medical and ethical issues that arise when women donate their eggs?

To The Woods

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2010

What has an Oregon couple learned from seventeen years living in a trailer in the Coast Range with little electricity and no running water?

Who Owns the Ocean?

OPB | Broadcast: June 1, 2010

How do federal and state agencies overlap with commercial and environmental interests off the Oregon coast?

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