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THE INNER LIFE OF CATS

Airs at: Mon, 04/10/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For millennia, cats have been celebrated as secretive, mysterious companions, content to live alongside, yet apart from humans. But science is beginning to reveal that their cool exterior actually conceals hidden depths of emotion and affection—for us, and for each other. ... Read more

The Geography of Madness

Airs at: Mon, 04/03/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Madness Radio
  Are beliefs in witchcraft and “voodoo death” not real? Do magical explanations of disease mean people are primitive and less educated? Or are stories and beliefs at the heart of reality for all cultures – including yours? Frank Bures, author of The Geography of Madness:... Read more

Measure to Ban Aerial Spraying Gets Support from Community Rights Group

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
A ballot measure going before Lincoln County voters in the upcoming May election has attracted support and opposition from across the state and the country. Measure 21-177 aims to ban aerial pesticide spraying in the county and establish in the law a respect for community ... Read more

Opposition to Lincoln County Spray Ban Measure Gears Up

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
The last several years have seen a number of contentious local ballot measures in Oregon’s rural counties, around the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms.           Nearly all of these measures have inspired record-breaking campaign donations for county me... Read more

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

Airs at: Wed, 03/29/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Ken Jones talks with Bianca Bosker, author of the new book Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste. Cork Dork tells the story of Bianca’s quest to become a Certified So... Read more

TIDES

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
There are few things in life you can count on more than the regularity of the tides. However, as you start to learn more about this basic natural phenomenon you begin to realize just how complex tides are - that there is a lot more to tides than high tide and low tide. On ... Read more

Suffering in Silence: Black Mental Health Care

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Why is there a perception of shame often associated with seeking out mental health care?  Do communities of color experience higher stigmatization when seeking help?  When working with a mental health specialist does a shared experience of race contribute to better menta... Read more

The War on Science

Airs at: Mon, 03/13/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Trump administration has launched an all-out war on independent science, environmental safeguards, and facts. Leading this attack on science are industry insiders who now occupy positions of power at the EPA, Department of Energy, and other critical federal agencies. In... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Measure on May Ballot

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A group in Lincoln County, Oregon, has put a measure on the May ballot that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. Lincoln County Community Rights wrote Measure 21-177, which also includes language reinforcing the rights of the community—that is, Lincoln Co... Read more

The Digital Divide w Guest John Shirley March 10, 2017

Airs at: Fri, 03/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Join myself and author, musician, Portland punk icon John Shirley live in studio. We'll be talking about contemporary issues, tech, the environment, politics, the future, John's forthcoming book, his forthcoming album (a collaboration with hot prog-rock guitarist and compos... Read more