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More Think Out Loud
OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2019
What impact is the trade war having on local companies? Also, we take up some of the biggest news of the week. And we hear about a fashion show that will highlight a variety of body types as well as people of color.
OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2019
We hear from a developer, a realtor, an academic and two elected officials on Oregon's bill to allow middle housing in single-family neighborhoods.
OPB | Broadcast: May 15, 2019
What would commercial horse racing do for Grants Pass, Oregon? How complicated is it to get local, organic food into school lunches? And why is OSU hosting an academic conference about the band Phish?
OPB | Broadcast: May 14, 2019
Oregon Democrats gave up on bills regulating vaccines and guns in order to get a vote on school funding. Bill Oakley wrote for the "Simpsons" — now he reviews fast food. And we get the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: May 13, 2019
An Oregon bill would establish a fund to support search and rescue teams. Oregon child welfare caseworkers say that they have too many cases to provide adequate care. And a 14-year-old from Beaverton has been animating since he was 7 years old.
OPB | Broadcast: May 10, 2019
This hour, we get opinions and analysis on some of the biggest regional news stories from the past week and meet the winner of the "Green Nobel," Linda Garcia.
OPB | Broadcast: May 9, 2019
We listen back to our interview with author Courtenay Hameister, who joined us last summer to discuss her new book about overcoming her fears and living with anxiety.
OPB | Broadcast: May 8, 2019
Teachers across Oregon are participating in a day of action. We listen back to a conversation with a formerly homeless family and hear our interview with an octogenarian athlete.
OPB | Broadcast: May 7, 2019
A bill would impose mandatory minimums for those who supply drugs that lead to an overdose death. Also, lawmakers consider a proposal to boost protections for workers suing their employers for discrimination.
OPB | Broadcast: May 6, 2019
With more than 2,000 employees and up to 20,000 fans, the Moda Center is a well-oiled entertainment machine. "Think Out Loud" goes behind the scenes to bring you an audio portrait of everything that goes into making it all work.
OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2019
Schools across Oregon are facing budget shortfalls. Developers say inclusionary zoning makes it hard to build housing. And we get opinions and analysis on the some of the big news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2019
Have reduced speed limits on residential streets in Portland made a difference? Also, how is the federal government going to change Title IX rules and how have UO and other institutions been responding?
OPB | Broadcast: May 1, 2019
We hear about a bill in Salem that would increase access to drugs like methadone and naloxone for those struggling with opioid addiction. And we listen back to our interview with Oregon native Teva Harrison.
OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2019
The Washington Legislature has wrapped up. A sound artist from Portland has been chosen for the Whitney Biennial. And a new program aims to help families of people experiencing mental health crisis navigate the system.
OPB | Broadcast: April 29, 2019
This hour: public health officials train for a release of the plague, a Portland church has been trying to build affordable housing for years, and comedian Mohanad Elshieky takes the feds to task.
OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2019
A local program helps Latina immigrant women heal from trauma. Also, we'll learn more about the first woman elected as Oregon’s secretary of state. And we hear opinions on this week's biggest local news.
OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2019
The Oregon House takes up a bill to scale back mandatory minimum sentencing for juveniles. Also, Portland writer Chelsea Cain's novel has been turned into a TV series. And a local teen is headed to D.C. for a national poetry contest.
OPB | Broadcast: April 24, 2019
The Blazers head to the semifinals. Can class action lawsuits actually improve child welfare? And we talk to two people who survived genocide about what we can learn from their experiences.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2019
Oregon has a new plan for managing wolves. Also, the head of the Oregon Department of Corrections joins us to talk about the way people housed at the Behavioral Health Unit are treated. And we get an update on the latest business news.
OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2019
Oregon released a draft plan for wolf conservation and management detailing new rules about when a wolf can, and cannot be killed.
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