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City Council Approves Portland Art Museum Expansion

The council voted to let the museum build the Rothko Pavilion across the plaza between its buildings, and expanded the hours the public can pass through.

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Car Thefts In PDX | Gorge Recovery | Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis

How is the Gorge recovering after the fire? Also, we'll hear from Eugene's mayor. And a story about why car thefts are on the rise in Portland.

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Portland Art Museum Adapts Expansion Plan To Win Over Critics

The museum's plan to make its buildings more accessible with the Rothko Pavilion ran up against criticism that it would make the city less accessible. Now it's back to City Hall with a revised plan.

Books | Arts | News | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Ta-Nehisi Coates

Tonight on "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," journalist and nonfiction author Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses his work with New York Times reporter, Jenna Wortham.

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PPB Lawsuit | Food Cart Chef | #MeToo In The Workplace

What challenges have you faced as a woman in the workforce? Also, we'll discuss an ACLU lawsuit against the Portland Police Bureau for tactics used in protests this summer. And we'll hear from a formerly homeless man who is now cooking at a food cart.

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Transgender Student | Broadway Corridor | True Crime Comic

We hear about a lawsuit involving a transgender high school student, grand plans for the area at the base of Portland's Broadway Bridge, and a true crime comic about family and murder.

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Oregon Health Authority | News Roundtable | Sexual Assault Reporting

Approximately 80,000 kids will lose health coverage if Congress doesn’t reauthorize the CHIP program. Also, our news roundtable takes up some big stories from the week. And a sexual assault reporting program that began in Ashland has received nationwide praise. 

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Reza Aslan Live At Literary Arts

Author Reza Aslan joins us in front of an audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland. 

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Painting That Saved Family From Holocaust Comes Home

Almost 80 years ago, a painting was traded for a visa to escape Nazi Germany. After an international "art hunt" the painting appears to have been found. 

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'The Horse Latitudes' | 'Thank You For Your Service'

We'll discuss a novel about soldiers in the Iraq War. And we'll discuss how soldiers feel about the phrase "Thank you for your service."