Snow piled up around the edges of the Sellwood Bridge on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, after a storm dumped record snowfall on the Portland area earlier in the week.

Snow piled up around the edges of the Sellwood Bridge on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, after a storm dumped record snowfall on the Portland area earlier in the week.

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  • After Friday’s shooting by PSU campus police officers, OPB reporter Rob Manning fills us in on the history of the controversy over arming PSU security.
  • InventOR, a competition hosted by Portland State University, encourages Oregon college students to invent scientific and entrepreneurial solutions to challenges in their communities. We talk to Juan Barraza, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at PSU, and the winners of the competition.
  • Nearly a decade ago, a Portland mother drove to the middle of the Sellwood Bridge and dropped her two young children into the water. Only one of the children survived. Nancy Rommelmann spent seven years reporting on the case for her new book “To The Bridge.” She joins us.

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