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China Proposes A 15 Percent Tariff On Oregon Hazelnuts

China has proposed a 15 percent tariff on United States hazelnuts. The industry says it might be a blessing in disguise.

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Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Open To Regulating Facebook

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, says comapinies like Facebook and Google have enourmous power because of the share of the advertising market they control.

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Oregon Child Welfare Workers Say They Can't Keep Up, Can't Do Prevention Work

In the wake of a damning, year-long audit into Oregon’s Child Welfare system, longtime caseworkers Rosanne Scott and Kelly Paluso talk about how the findings of that audit play out day-to-day.

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The Archive Project - Jesmyn Ward

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward gives us an intimate look at the experiences that drive and define her work.

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Sen. Kruse Investigation | Black History Festival | Olympics Rule 40

An investigation into Oregon Sen. Jeff Kruse's behavior was released Tuesday. A new festival celebrates black history in Oregon. And a former pro runner talks about a rule banning athletes from mentioning the Olympics on social media during the games. 

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Remembering Vera Katz | Best Music Of 2017 | Minor White | Explode Into Colors

This week on "State of Wonder," we discuss the legacy of former mayor and arts booster Vera Katz, the best music of 2017, and get a glimpse into Portland's past through the photos of Minor White.

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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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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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News Roundtable | Latinx Pride | Remembering Frances Gabe

Our panel of news watchers talks about some of the big stories this week, hear about the experience of the LGBTQ people in the Latinx community, and remember a "true American original" Frances Gabe.

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Oregon Arts Commission Chair Brian Rogers On Budget Cuts

The Oregon Arts Commission is preparing to implement a 14 percent budget reduction. We sat down with the commission's executive director, Brian Rogers, to talk about the cuts' impact on the agency.