Jeff Merkley at a campaign rally at the Oregon Convention Center in 2014

Jeff Merkley at a campaign rally at the Oregon Convention Center in 2014

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  • Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced Tuesday morning that he will not be entering the race for president. OPB senior political reporter Jeff Mapes breaks down what that means.

 

  

 

  

  • A University of Oregon professor has developed a program to help introduce more women and people of color to computer science. CS for Oregon brings more computer science classes to high schools in an effort to make the discipline more accessible. Professor Joanna Goode tells us about the program and the impact it’s having in Oregon.

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