A ballot is turned in at an official county ballot return box in Oregon.

A ballot is turned in at an official county ballot return box in Oregon.

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  • Twenty-nine percent of eligible voters participated in Oregon’s primary election and the results are in. OPB news director Anna Griffin and reporter Amelia Templeton fill us in on some of the surprising results.

  • People in counties across Oregon are working to put a measure on their ballots that would allow local officials to choose not to enforce gun control laws. We talk to the man behind the statewide push, Rob Taylor, the state coordinator for the Committee to Preserve the Second Amendment.

  • Oregon State University geography professor Aaron Wolf has traveled the world helping negotiate water conflicts. Even though he’s a scientist, he’s relied on a variety of spiritual practices in his work, which he writes about in his book, “The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict.” We’ll listen back to this interview from last year.

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