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Sexism In Consumer Electronics | Neighborhood Split | 'Teenage Dick'

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 16, 2019

A Bend startup alleges sexism at the Consumer Electronics Show. One Portland neighborhood has two competing neighborhood groups. A play re-imagines Shakespeare's "Richard III" in High School.

REBROADCAST: Claudia Rankine

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2019

We listen back to an interview with award-winning poet Claudia Rankine in front of a live audience at Literary Arts.  

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Salem Homeless | Indigenous Languages | Chronically Ill In College

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2019

Salem has banned the distribution of food under the Marion Street Bridge. A linguistics lab at the University of Oregon works to revitalize indigenous languages. And a student writes about her chronic illness experience.

State of the State | Artist Residency Program | WA Opioid Approach | Daylight Saving

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 14, 2019

A residency program focuses on artists with disabilities. A new podcast explores a Washington county's approach to the opioid epidemic. Governor Brown gives her State of the State address today. And California voters approved keeping the state on Daylight Saving time year round.

Oregon Education Audit | News Roundtable | Kid Governors

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 11, 2019

An Oregon education audit reveals big problems. The incoming and outgoing kid governors tell us about their agendas. Also, we get opinions and analysis on some of the biggest stories of the week.

The $22 Billion Question: Understanding PERS

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2019

Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System is in billions of dollars of trouble. But it's not just an abstract number: this is a story about real people’s lives and it affects all Oregonians.

SNAP Pilot Program | Portland in Color | REBROADCAST: Willy Vlautin

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2019

A state pilot program helps people on public assistance find jobs. A new directory is meant to bolster visibility for Portland artists of color. And we listen back to a conversation with Willy Vlautin. 

Talking Business | Vaping | Elliott State Forest

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2019

E-cigarette use has been declared an epidemic by the U.S. Surgeon General. Also, we'll learn what OSU would like to do with Elliott State Forest, and we'll get the latest business news.

Fatal Police Shooting | Second Home For Homeless Youth | Mars

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 7, 2019

We hear about a fatal police shooting in Portland, a program to get homeless youth through high school and the exploration of Mars. 

News Roundtable | Coffee Creek | Dan Saltzman | Girl Scouts

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2019

We get opinion and analysis about some of the week's top stories. We also hear about a new policy at the women's prison, Portland city commissioner Dan Saltzman and girls in the Boy Scouts in southern Oregon.

New Laws | Northwest Fires | Changes In The Book Biz

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2019

This hour we talk about the book business, the increase of catastrophic wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and the new laws that will affect Oregonians in the new year.

REBROADCAST: George Saunders On 'Lincoln In The Bardo'

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2019

We listen back to an interview with celebrated short story author George Saunders on his novel "Lincoln in the Bardo."

REBROADCAST: TOL At 10

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2019

We listen back to a celebration of our 10-year anniversary – it's a series of one-on-one interviews with notable Oregonians about how their lives have changed over the last ten years.


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