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1 At A Crossroad
2 Consumers leave pricey organics on the shelf
3 Diagnosis: Broken
4 Brammo's $10 million electric motorcycle
5 Q and A with Portland art maven Elizabeth Leach
6 At this bar, you buy low, get high
7 Oregon's bicycle industrial complex
8 Forward momentum
9 Readers rate confidence with state, nation
10 Letters to the Editor
11 State economist addresses states' pain
12 Deal Watch: Vestas expands Portland presence
13 Battered bond market hurts public projects
14 Film office wants a starring role
15 Young and restless in the House
16 Significant water funding sinks
17 Residential real estate inventory in months
18 "Real" jobless figure is twice as bad: 13.3%
19 Umatilla tribe considers incubator for startups
20 Coos Bay port buys railroad, plans for future shipping terminal
21 Ski resorts get first snow, open season
22 Finding hidden bombs
23 Laid-off techies won’t go away
24 Obama administration could mean green jobs
25 Next: the bike booster
26 Downturn doesn’t soften growth in software industry
27 Power surges (slightly)
28 October 2008 employment and business indicators
29 October 2008 transportation indicators
30 October 2008 real estate and construction indicators
31 October 2008 farming, natural resources and energy indicators

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Why I became an educator

Tuesday, March 04, 2014
03.04.14 thumbnail teachBY DEBRA RINGOLD | GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

How can we strengthen the performance of institutions charged with teaching what Francis Fukuyama calls the social virtues (reciprocity, moral obligation, duty toward community, and trust) necessary for successful markets and democracy itself?


Making faces

Thursday, February 20, 2014
02.20.14 Thumbnail ModelsBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

As retailers consolidate and newspapers fold, the business of modeling shifts to ad agencies, apparel companies and new media.


Speeding up science

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
02.25.14 Thumbnail MedwasteBY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER

The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.


100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

Monday, March 03, 2014

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Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.


Closing the gap: Community colleges and workforce training

Thursday, March 27, 2014
03.27.14 thumb collegeBY MARY SPILDE | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Community college career, technical and workforce programs present an opportunity to bring business and education together as never before.


Green eyeshades in the ivory tower

Friday, April 04, 2014
EducationCosts BlogBY ERIC FRUITS

The rapidly rising cost of higher education has left even the smartest researchers and the wonkiest of wonks wondering what’s happening and where’s all that money going. More and more, prospective students—and their families—are asking: Is college worth the cost?


Fuel's gold

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The coastal town of Coos Bay appears poised to land every economic development director’s dream: a single employer that will bring hundreds of family-wage jobs and millions in tax revenue. 

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