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Legislative Races | Suicide Prevention | Portland Animator

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2018

An epidemiologist was recently recognized for an innovative suicide prevention program. We learn more about Oregon's competitive legislative races. And we talk with Portland animator Joanna Priestley.

Talking Business | Disability Rights Oregon Director | Animal Rescue

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 30, 2018

A Washougal woman saves troubled animals. How has Oregon changed for people with disabilities in the last two decades? And we catch up on the latest regional business news.

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Synagogue Shooting | Treaty Conference | Portland E-Scooters

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2018

We talk about this weekend's deadly synagogue shooting; a conference at the Museum of Warm Springs that honored an 1855 treaty; and Portland's experiment with e-scooters.

News Roundtable | Yurok Tribe | Climate Change Lawsuit

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 26, 2018

The Yurok tribe cancels salmon fishing for the third year. A legal challenge to climate change policy awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision. And, our news panel discusses this week's big stories.

Earthquakes | Brick Building Problems | MAX Attack Hearings

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 25, 2018

Fault lines on Mount Hood could trigger an earthquake. Portland's unreinforced buildings will need to post warning signs. Pre-trial hearings are underway for the suspect in a MAX attack last year. 

Moral Therapy | Gates Elections | Mental Health | Rugby

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 24, 2018

Cognitive behavioral therapy comes to the federal justice system. No one is running to fill empty elected seats in Gates, Oregon. And an OHSU nursing student will play on the national rugby team.

Proposed Protest Ordinance | Endorsement Roundtable | Pizza City

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 22, 2018

We talk about the constitutionality of "time, place, and manner" restrictions on speech. Also, is Portland a great pizza city? Also, newspaper editors from around the state tell us how they chose to endorse candidates and measures.

Washington Clean Energy Bill | UO And Nike

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 22, 2018

A new book explores the relationship between Nike and the University of Oregon. Also, a climate initiative on the ballot in Washington would be the first of its kind in the country.

5 Things We Learned About Race And Drug Crimes From New Oregon Report

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2018

What happens when you make drug possession a misdemeanor rather than a felony? New data from Oregon's Criminal Justice Commission provides some answers and more questions.

News Roundtable | Bend Mayoral Race | Emergency Care Bias

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 19, 2018

A new study finds racial minorities receive lower quality care from Oregon emergency responders. Also, Bend will elect a mayor for the first time in recent history. And we get opinions and analysis on the week's biggest news.

Drug Convictions | Mohamed Asem's New Memoir

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2018

Changes to drug laws in Multnomah County and the state have reduced the racial disparity in convictions. And we sit down with Portland author Mohamed Asem.

Election Polling | Mount Hood Tragedy | Traffic Fatalities

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2018

We discuss the latest polling on key midterm races. Also, we look back at the Oregon Episcopal School Mount Hood tragedy 32 years later and discuss rising traffic fatalities in Oregon. 

Protest Ordinance | Flu Season | Portland City Council

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2018

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler plans to introduce an ordinance limiting protests. A new study looks at how viruses behave in different places. We talk with the two candidates running for Portland City Council.

Protest Clash | Death Penalty | Clean Energy Initiative

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2018

Right-wing and left-wing groups clash in Portland. The Washington state supreme court abolishes the death penalty. And we hear from the campaigns for and against the Portland Clean Energy Initiative.

Interview With Kate Brown | News Roundtable

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2018

We wrap up our series of gubernatorial candidate conversations, and our panel of news watchers take up this week's big stories. 

Jill Lepore And 'These Truths' At Literary Arts

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2018

Host Dave Miller sits down with historian and writer Jill Lepore, author of "These Truths," in front of a live audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland.

Klamath County Improves Public Health, Earning National Award

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2018

Klamath county just got a national award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recognizing its improvements in public health.

Klamath County Health Award | Project 75 | Patrick Starnes

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2018

Klamath County wins a "Culture of Health" prize. We look back at a program that brought African-American students to the University of Oregon. We continue our gubernatorial candidate conversations.

Wildfire Reporting | Self-Experimentation | Carolyn Long

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 9, 2018

We hear about learning to live with the "new normal" when it comes to wildfire and what it's like to conduct psychology experiments on yourself. We also talk with the Democrat running in Washington's third Congressional district. 

Clark College Diversity | Hoax In Academia | Knute Buehler

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2018

Clark College has a new effort to champion diversity. Three academic writers created an elaborate hoax. And we kick-off our series of gubernatorial candidate conversations. 

News Roundtable | Housing Bond Measure

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2018

Our news roundtable offers opinions and analysis on the latest news. And Portland-area voters will consider a $652.8 million bond measure to help build affordable housing. 

Grocery Tax Ban | Jeff Goodell On Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 4, 2018

Measure 103 would amend the Oregon Constitution to bar taxes on food sales. And science writer Jeff Goodell talks with us about the greatest threat from climate change: rising sea water.

Oregon Groundbreakers Share Their Vision

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2018

Five Oregon innovators sit down with host Dave Miller in front of an audience and talk about their blue sky vision and what drives them.

Abortion Measure | Talking Business | TriMet Fare Enforcement

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 2, 2018

Measure 106 would prohibit state funding for most abortions. A Multnomah County judge ruled that a TriMet fare enforcement check was unconstitutional. And we'll discuss the latest regional business news. 

Urinary Incontinence | Portlandathon | Shakespeare In Prison

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 1, 2018

Urinary incontinence isn't something women should simply deal with. A Portland-area race organizer saves the Portland marathon. And the Coffee Creek women's prison puts on "Twelfth Night."


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