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Three Books About Syria And Home

Alia Malek, Elliot Ackerman, and Emily Robbins have all written new books about Syria, and ideas of home.

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Year In Review News Roundtable

Our news roundtable discusses some of the biggest stories of 2017. 

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Amtrak Derailment | Portland's Internet History | Native American Doctors | Senior Basketball

Multiple people were injured when an Amtrak train derailed south of Tacoma on Monday morning. A new grant to OHSU will establish a program to increase the number of Native Americans in the health professions. Portland was one of the first cities to argue for "Open Access." And a 76-year old from Medford won a gold medal in the Huntsman Senior World Games.

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News Roundtable | REBROADCAST: Living With Cancer

We listen back to a conversation with Teva Harrison about her graphic memoir "In-Between Days" and her experience living with breast cancer. Also, our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. 

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Air Pollution | Mental Health Program | 'The Spirit Of Dialogue'

We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."

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Community Courts | Portland Parks | Drag Queen Storytime

How do you use parks? Also, a Portland bookstore hosts Drag Queen Story Time, and the community court program in Eugene tries to help people arrested for crimes associated with homelessness.

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News Roundtable | Volcano Summit | Eclipse: Suttle Lodge

We talk about some of the big stories in this week's news, get an earful about volcanology, and check in with OPB arts show "State of Wonder" on the eclipse road trip they're wrapping up soon.

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Eclipse: Symbiosis Fest | Port of Portland | Murals | PSU President

On this show we hear from our eclipse chasing 'State of Wonder' team, the new executive director of the Port of Portland, the new president of Portland State University, and we hear about a controversial residential mural.

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Dennis Richardson | Albina Ministerial Alliance | Water Treatment | Transit Security

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson discusses voter fraud and election reform. We also talk about police oversight, treating Portland's water, and hear from TriMet. 

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Eclipse Preparedness | Covering Mass Shootings | Nicole Georges

We learn about a recent survey on how mass shootings are covered in the news, hear about how emergency managers are planning for the eclipse, and then sit down with artist and writer Nicole Georges.