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Northwest Passages: Brian Doyle

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2010

First time novelist Brian Doyle sings a song of Oregon in Mink River.

What's Working (and not) in Education

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 29, 2010

What's working — and not working — in Oregon's public schools?

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Candidate Conversation: Metro President

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 28, 2010

Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey face off in the race for Metro Council President.

Global Trade in the Northwest

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 27, 2010

How does global trade factor into economic recovery in the Northwest?

Measure 74

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 24, 2010

The pros and cons of medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon.

Measure 73

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2010

Our election coverage starts to heat up with a conversation about Measure 73.

Schools & Community

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 22, 2010

How much do community services help improve student performance?

The Forefront of Cardiology

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 21, 2010

How one man changed the course of medical history.


OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2010

Why might someone choose to purposefully injure or mutilate themselves?

Native Americans at Round-Up

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 17, 2010

How are Native American traditions and culture incorporated in the Pendleton Round-Up?

Let 'er Buck: The Pendleton Round-Up

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 16, 2010

How is cowboy life reflected in the rich history and modern day expression of the 100-year-old Pendleton Round-Up?

Private vs. Public Liquor Sales

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 15, 2010

Should liquor sales be controlled by the state?

Northwest Passages: William Gibson

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2010

Legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson's latest book is Zero History. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

Measure 75: Wood Village Casino

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2010

What are the pros and cons of Measure 75?

Execution in Washington

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 10, 2010

How does Washington's first execution in nine years shape your thoughts on capital punishment?

Northwest Passages: Jean Auel

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2010

Jean Auel wrote her bestselling novel The Clan of the Cave Bear thirty years ago. Her series imagining prehistoric human stories continues with a coming sixth book.

Musical Fusion

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 8, 2010

What happens when musical collaboration blends different genres?

Chrissy Steltz

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 7, 2010

How a disfiguring accident changed the course of a young woman's life.

Labor Day Special: TOL's Rural Economy Tour

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2010

What makes rural economies thrive?

Cracking Down on Gun Violence

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2010

What's the best way to combat gun violence?

Cold Cases Heating Up

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 2, 2010

What does it mean to families and to law enforcement when a cold case is solved?

Metro Prez Heads to NYC

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 1, 2010

As Metro President, David Bragdon, prepares for his new job in New York City, what does he think about this place he's leaving?

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