Listen to a live stream from OPB Radio, replay the latest local news from OPB Morning News, and listen to recent Think Out Loud and State of Wonder shows. Plus, read the latest headlines from OPB News, including arts & life and environmental coverage.Listen to a live stream from OPB Radio, replay the latest local news from OPB Morning Edition, and stay up to date with the latest Think Out Loud. Plus, read headlines and listen to stories from the Northwest, the U.S. and World.
Some users have expressed concern regarding the many permissions required to install OPB News. Here is an explanation of those that seem to cause the most concern:
Access Fine Location:
Although we do not use this feature, the notification framework we use (Urban Airship) requires fine position access. We are not storing/reporting your exact location. We do store anonymous ip based location for stats.
Read Phone State:
This is needed to determine whether audio should start or stop depending on phone activity.
The notification framework we use (Urban Airship) requires this permission. We are not currently accessing the information, but may do so at some point to facilitate saving preferences.