The topic:  Retirements created two openings on the Marion County Circuit Court bench - the court that handles most state cases. Gov. Kate Brown made two appointments, including an historic one.

Today's guest: Ardeshir Tabrizian, Salem Reporter's public safety and housing reporter.

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