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  • We’ll talk with Republican Sen. Brian Boquist of Oregon. He has been endorsed by the NRA, and often voted against measures to limit who can buy or possess guns. Now he’s sponsoring a bill that would allow guns to be taken from people who are found by a judge to be a risk to themselves or others.
  • EarthFix alum Ashley Ahearn tells us about her new environmental podcast: Terrestrial.
  • Author Frances Backhouse is back in Oregon giving a talk about beavers at the Portland Zoo this weekend. The author of “Once They Were Hats” spoke to us in January of last year about the history and biology of our state animal.

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