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The Slants (left to right: Joe X Jiang, Ken Shima, Tyler Chen, Simon "Young" Tam, Joe X Jiang). The band has toured and released several albums as the trademark dispute has unfolded.

The Slants (left to right: Joe X Jiang, Ken Shima, Tyler Chen, Simon “Young” Tam, Joe X Jiang). The band has toured and released several albums as the trademark dispute has unfolded.

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  • Portland-based all-Asian rock band The Slants is led by Simon Tam. He joins us after U.S. Supreme Court Justices heard arguments in his patent lawsuit today.

 

 

  • Alex Pettit has been Oregon’s Chief Information Officer since 2014. We talk with him about his past three years on the job and what’s on the horizon for state government information technology.

 

 

  • Oregon’s senior U.S. Senator Ron Wyden discusses the cabinet confirmation hearings, the plan for Democrats dealing with a Trump administration and what may happen to the Affordable Care Act.

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