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OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 28, 2020
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is creating a new climate policy. A mobile museum explores black history. And a tribal attorney is advocating to protect indigenous communities from the effects of climate change.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2020
Scientists see a possible connection between kids' behavior and their gut bacteria. My Voice Music provides music lessons and recording opportunities to kids who would otherwise have none. A Portland chef talks about her cookbook ‘Pasta by Hand.'
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 24, 2020
An Oregon psychiatrist studies "hikikomori," which is a Japanese term for extreme isolation. A new project at the University of Oregon seeks to improve trust in journalism. And we get some analysis and opinions on some big stories from the past week.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2020
Oregon's high school graduation rates are released today. A Portland art exhibit focuses on the lives of African Americans. And an opera star comes to town to talk to kids.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 22, 2020
Jury selection starts this week for the trial of Jeremy Christian. Oregon wants to be sure undercounted communities are included in the 2020 census. An organization seeks to help Native American entrepreneurs.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2020
The Juliana climate change lawsuit was dismissed by an appeals court. The University of Oregon is proposing an opt-in tuition freeze program. And a new task force wants to prosecute labor traffickers in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 20, 2020
We listen back to a conversation with author Colson Whitehead from last year when he was in town to accept an award from Oregon State University.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 17, 2020
OPB and the Northwest News Network spent a year documenting the rising death toll inside county jails across Oregon and Washington.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 16, 2020
The Washington legislative session kicked off this week. South Salem High School has a sports program that seeks to include students with disabilities. And an OPB investigation shows out-of-state law firms are making big donations to some Oregon politicians.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 16, 2020
South Salem High School was nationally recognized recently for its work in building an inclusive environment for students with disabilities.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 15, 2020
We speak with author Min Jin Lee in front of an audience at Franklin High School.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 14, 2020
A former Catlin Gabel student sues. Facebook wants to use coastal Oregon property for an underwater cable. Malheur County has high rates of heart disease. And Oregon-based writer Emma Marris has personal advice for handling stress from climate change.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2020
New research from OHSU could lead to a breakthrough for babies born to mothers who are HIV positive. American and Japanese schoolchildren are collaborating on a project to build and launch small boats. And we listen back to a conversation with Cody Sheehy who made his way home after getting lost in the woods at age 6.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2020
We take up some of the biggest news of the week in our news roundtable. Also, Salem's camping ban has hit some roadblocks. And we listen back to a conversation with a woman who has made it her mission to find families connected to unclaimed dead bodies.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 9, 2020
Iranian Americans in Portland discuss how tensions between the U.S. and Iran affect them. Washington has its first Native American Supreme Court justice. And investigators are trying to locate apples thought to be extinct.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2020
Irrigation districts are working on modernization. A new book focuses on photography in women's communes from the 1970s and '80s. And a bill that fifth grade students worked on has become a new Oregon law.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 7, 2020
The United Methodist Church may split over same-sex marriage. Farmworkers may have a path toward legal status. Harney County residents have come together to manage their groundwater woes.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2020
An Oregon student recently filed a class action lawsuit against a vaping company. The University of Oregon has a new Native American language seminar class. The Oregon Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected its first female bishop.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2020
We take up some of the biggest news of the week on our news roundtable. Also, Portland has a new police chief. And we listen back to an interview with Portland Commissioner Nick Fish, who died Thursday, about his father's role in Nixon's impeachment process.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 2, 2020
Oregon gets some new laws with the new year. Portland gets a new police chief. And Grants Pass is rent burdened.
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