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Sage Van Wing

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Portland, OR, United States

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Oregon’s hazelnut growers face low prices

Oregon’s hazelnut growers will only get roughly half the price they did last year for their crop. → Read More

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Author Michael Pollan, with eye on Oregon’s psilocybin rollout, talks about plant-derived drugs

Michael Pollan has spent much of his career writing about the sometimes surprising relationship between plants and humans. His newest book, “This Is Your Mind on Plants,” focuses on three different plants and how they affect our brains. Opium, coffee, and mescaline could all be considered powerful drugs, or simply beautiful plants, or something much more mystical. → Read More

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Old Town Neighborhood Association releases plan for revitalizing neighborhood

Businesses, residents and nonprofit organizations based in Portland’s Old Town neighborhood have released what they call a plan for reopening. → Read More

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Oregon loses out on new semiconductor manufacturing campus

Oregon appears to be losing out on new semiconductor factories. Duncan Wyse, President of the Oregon Business Council, has gathered together a team of people to solve what he says is a big problem. → Read More

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Bootleg Fire now 42% contained; still largest fire in country

The Bootleg Fire burning in South Central Oregon is now 42 percent contained and burning over 400,000 acres. It remains the largest fire in the country. → Read More

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Oregon, Washington allow continued use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Oregon Health Authority issued guidance this weekend allowing the continued use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. → Read More

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Famed Oregon author and nature writer Barry Lopez dies at 75

In «Horizon,» Oregon author Barry Lopez reflects on a lifetime of human and natural encounters across the globe. → Read More

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Oregon OSHA Confronts Record Complaints Amid New Coronavirus Workplace Rules

Coronavirus concerns have led Oregon’s workplace safety agency to receive over 2,000 complaints in recent weeks – as many as it normally gets in a year. → Read More

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'Think Out Loud' Producers' Choice: Best Conversations Of 2019

The "Think Out Loud" producers choose some of their favorite interviews from 2019. → Read More

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Forests, Oceans & Climate Change

Forests and Oceans bear the brunt of climate change, but they offer opportunities to help reverse it. Also, could hydrogen fuel production be coming to the Pacific Northwest? And Cheryle Kennedy, the chair of the Grand Ronde tribe, recently won a national award. → Read More

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More Tariffs, More Problems: Trade War With China Hits Oregon Business

A manufacturer of large-scale shredding machines in Wilsonville, Oregon, says they might not be able to sell their products in China after the latest round of tariff increases. → Read More

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Behind The Scenes At The Moda Center, Home Of The Portland Trail Blazers . Radio

With more than 2,000 employees and up to 20,000 fans, the Moda Center is a well-oiled entertainment machine. → Read More

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Oregon Groundbreakers Share Their Vision

Five Oregon innovators sit down with host Dave Miller in front of an audience and talk about their blue sky vision and what drives them. → Read More

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Editing And Repairing Human Embryos

A discussion about the science and ethics of editing human embryos, with members of the research team at OHSU who just announced a breakthrough in the field. → Read More

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Turkey Trouble

We hear about turkey poop in eastern Oregon, lead dust from home demolitions, and an effort to bring creative types and technical types together in the Oregon startup world. → Read More

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'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Gov Race Brings In The Money

It's early, but big money is already flowing into the 2018 Oregon gubernatorial race. → Read More

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New Portland Police Chief

If you’d like to comment on any of the topics in this show, please get in touch with us on Facebook or Twitter, send an email to thinkoutloud@opb.org, or you can leave a voicemail for us at 503-293-1983. The call-in phone number during the noon hour is 888-665-5865. → Read More

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Life Inside The Multnomah County Library

The downstairs reading room at the main branch of the Multnomah County Library, as seen from the stairwell. Sage Van Wing/OPB The central branch of the Multnomah County Library is the largest library in the largest city in Oregon. More than 800,000 people walked through its doors just in the past year. “Think Out Loud” recently spent a whole day at the library talking to dozens of people:… → Read More

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Released: Life And Forgiveness After 21 Years In Prison

Marc Trice spent 21 years in prison for a murder he committed when he was 15. We ask him about life on the outside. The sister of his victim tells us about what his release has been like for her. → Read More

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'OPB Politics Now': How Oregon Plans To Fill A $1.4 Billion Budget Gap

We discuss the latest revenue-raising and cost-cutting proposals in Salem to close the $1.4 billion budget gap. → Read More