The Bend Bulletin building has been on the market since 2017.

The Bend Bulletin building has been on the market since 2017.

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  • The Bend Bulletin is being sold to Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers. But before that happens, all of its employees will be laid off. OPB Bend reporter Emily Cureton tells us what the sale of Central Oregon’s only daily paper means for the state.
  • Eugene city councilors recently passed an ordinance allowing police to remove campers from city-owned curbsides. Eugene Police Department Captain Eric Klinko and homeless advocate Kris McAlister tell us how the policy impacts homeless people, property owners and law enforcement.
  • We listen back to a conversation with author Elizabeth Rusch about the history of the piano as set out in her latest children’s book, “The Music of Life,” along with her pianist collaborator, Portland pianist, David Saffert.

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