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Olympics expert Jules Boykoff: Beijing Games about much more than sports

Olympics expert Jules Boykoff: Beijing Games about much more than sports

January 28, 2022

Jules Boykoff says the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing are under a spotlight because of human rights violations in China and the country's strict COVID protocols.

Oregon’s upcoming short legislative session and a new era in leadership

Oregon’s upcoming short legislative session and a new era in leadership

January 21, 2022

KGW political analyst Len Bergstein discussed the changes in leadership after multiple resignations in the Oregon Legislature. Later, Oregon state Rep. Ron Noble (R-McMinnville) joined the show to talk about bipartisan police reform. 

Straight Talk: Rep. Peter DeFazio reflects on 36 years in Congress

Straight Talk: Rep. Peter DeFazio reflects on 36 years in Congress

January 14, 2022

Peter DeFazio is the longest serving House member in Oregon history and the 65th longest in U.S. history. He was a guest on this week's episode of Straight Talk to reflect on his congressional career and his plans for retirement.

Long-term care facilities are facing a staffing crisis

Long-term care facilities are facing a staffing crisis

January 7, 2022

Long-term care executive Phil Fogg is calling on the U.S. to treat the workforce shortage in health care as a national crisis.

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