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Behind The Politics: Oregon State Rep. Knute Buehler

"Think Out Loud" sat down with Oregon Republican gubernatorial candidate and state Rep. Knute Buehler for a conversation about his life, his family and his motivations.

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Behind The Politics: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

"Think Out Loud" sat down with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown in the living room at Mahonia Hall, the official governor's residence in Salem, for a conversation about her life, her family and her motivations.

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The Archive Project - George Packer

New Yorker staff writer George Packer gives a talk on the subject of “American Identity in the Age of Trump” as part of the University of Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017–18 Kritikos Lecture Series.

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'Are We Kidnapped?' Stories From Inside The Sheridan Detention Facility

Immigration lawyer Chelsea Strautman shares her story of gaining access to the detention facility in Sheridan. Strautman also discusses two of her four clients and their attempts for asylum. 

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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.