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Oregon Hemp Farmers Will Benefit From 2018 Farm Bill

The 2018 Farm Bill is close to a vote in Congress. If it passes, the bill could have a huge impact on the hemp industry in Oregon. 

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News Roundtable | Education And Trauma | Timbers

The news roundtable gives us opinions and analysis on this week's news. What can schools do to help kids who have experienced trauma at home? And tomorrow the Timbers will try to become league champions.

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Murdered Indigenous Women | Violence Against Women Act | Gorge Trails | Cody Sheehy

A new report tracks indigenous women murdered in urban areas. The Violence Against Women Act will expire this month unless Congress takes action. Popular Columbia River Gorge trails reopen after the fire.

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News Roundtable | Transracial Adoption | Farm Bill

A Eugene program helps international and transracial adoptees navigate questions of identity. The 2018 Farm Bill could have a big impact on Oregon's hemp industry. And we discuss this week's big news.

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

The Archive Project - Tom Hanks

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Parul Sehgal, book critic at the New York Times, interviews Tom Hanks about his bestselling short story collection "Uncommon Type: Some Stories."

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DHS Death Reporting | Youth Legal Clinic | Green Cannabis

Oregon officials aren't publishing timely reports on the deaths of children in their care. A Portland nonprofit offers legal aid to homeless youth. The cannabis industry isn't as green as you think.

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10 Years Of Our Town

As part of our celebration of 10 years on air, we look back at our series "Our Town." 

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Preventing Doctor Suicides | Online Hype Of Restaurants

A doctor takes on a pressing issue in her profession: physicians who die by suicide. And, we learn how the online hype of Stanich's burger caused the Portland restaurant to close.

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Blockchain | A Christmas Tree's Journey | Family Of Criminals

We get a lesson in blockchain and check in with the Oregon Christmas tree that's heading to the U.S. capitol. And, we sit down with journalist Fox Butterfield to learn about an Oregon crime family.

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REBROADCAST: Murder In Osage Nation

In the 1920s, the Osage were considered the richest people per capita in the world, thanks to oil wells on their land. But in the early 1920s, about two dozen tribal members were killed mysteriously.