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News Roundtable | Transracial Adoption | Farm Bill

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 30, 2018

A Eugene program helps international and transracial adoptees navigate questions of identity. The 2018 Farm Bill could have a big impact on Oregon's hemp industry. And we discuss this week's big news.

Yemen | Religion & Climate Change | Columbia Sportswear

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 29, 2018

Columbia sportswear says the President's tariffs won't move manufacturing back to the states. Mercy Corps is helping with humanitarian efforts in Yemen. A local evangelical group is sending a policy paper to the UN Climate Change summit.

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Crabber Lawsuit | Independent Party | Mars InSight Mission

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 28, 2018

Crabbers in California and Oregon are suing fossil fuel companies. An OSU professor offered expertise to NASA's Mars InSight mission. And we talk about the future of the Independent Party of Oregon. 

Talking Business | International Students | Columbia Ferry

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 27, 2018

Fewer international students are attending OSU and PSU. A passenger ferry may start running between Portland and Vancouver. And we catch up on the latest regional business news. 

DHS Death Reporting | Youth Legal Clinic | Green Cannabis

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2018

Oregon officials aren't publishing timely reports on the deaths of children in their care. A Portland nonprofit offers legal aid to homeless youth. The cannabis industry isn't as green as you think.

10 Years Of Our Town

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 22, 2018

As part of our celebration of 10 years on air, we look back at our series "Our Town." 

Portland Homelessness Discussion

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 23, 2018

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler talks about the 'homeless crisis' in the city, followed by a conversation of people involved in addressing the crisis.

Preventing Doctor Suicides | Online Hype Of Restaurants

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 21, 2018

A doctor takes on a pressing issue in her profession: physicians who die by suicide. And, we learn how the online hype of Stanich's burger caused the Portland restaurant to close.

Psychiatric Board | Transgender Healthcare | Young Inventors

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2018

Some people found criminally insane in Oregon attack again when released from care. Central Oregon hospitals work to improve transgender healthcare. And, we talk to two young people who won national recognition for their scientific inventions.

Blockchain | A Christmas Tree's Journey | Family Of Criminals

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 19, 2018

We get a lesson in blockchain and check in with the Oregon Christmas tree that's heading to the U.S. capitol. And, we sit down with journalist Fox Butterfield to learn about an Oregon crime family.

News Roundtable | Yoncalla Mayor | College Food Insecurity

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2018

The University of Oregon launches a pilot program to combat student food insecurity, and Yoncalla elects an 18-year-old mayor. Plus, we hear from our news roundtable on this week's big stories.

REBROADCAST: Murder In Osage Nation

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 15, 2018

In the 1920s, the Osage were considered the richest people per capita in the world, thanks to oil wells on their land. But in the early 1920s, about two dozen tribal members were killed mysteriously. 

Chronic Absenteeism

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2018

Two moms open up about their kids' chronic absenteeism. 

Celebrating The Life Of And Justice For Mulugeta Seraw

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2018

We remember Ethiopian immigrant Mulugeta Seraw, who was murdered in southeast Portland 30 years ago.

Border Cannabis | Non-Unanimous Juries | WWI In Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 13, 2018

Voters in Ontario, Oregon, have said yes to recreational cannabis, right on the border with Idaho. Oregon is now the only state where someone can be convicted by a non-unanimous jury. And what can WWI teach us about today?

News Roundtable | Remembering Mulugeta Seraw

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 9, 2018

We remember Ethiopian immigrant Mulugeta Seraw, who was murdered in southeast Portland thirty years ago. And, our news roundtable offers opinions and analysis on this week's stories.

Lane County Opioids | Systemic Racism | Culinary Corridor

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 8, 2018

In Lane County, fentanyl use is on the rise. A consultant for Multnomah County has suggested ways to address systemic racism. And we hear from advocates trying to save Portland's culinary corridor.

Election Breakdown | Police Monologues

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 7, 2018

The day after a midterm election, we dig into the results. The August Wilson Red Door Project has commissioned a series of monologues based on the experiences of police officers.

OPB's Live Election Night Coverage 2018

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2018

OPB follows the election results live on November 6th, 2018.

Kids First Project | Impacts Of Science | Rape Kit Backlog

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2018

The founder of a Portland nonprofit is nationally recognized. OSU collaborates on a center to focus on the social impacts of science. Oregon recently cleared its backlog of more than 5,000 rape kits. 

King Tut Expert | REBROADCAST: Frederick Douglass

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2018

We talk with archeologist Zahi Hawass about King Tut. And, we revisit our conversation with historian David Blight about the importance of Frederick Douglass in American history.

News Roundtable | Matt Shea | Oregon Congressional Delegation

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 2, 2018

Washington State Rep. Matt Shea handed out a libertarian pamphlet. We hear how changes in D.C. could affect Oregon's congressional delegation. And we hear from our news roundtable.

Tracking Hate | Sexual Violence And Homelessness

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 1, 2018

We hear about how Eugene and Portland track bias incidents and hate crimes. And we learn about the misconceptions around sexual violence and homelessness. 


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