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1 Housing downturn sparks recession fears
2 Survey finds business owners worrying
3 New leadership for Associated Oregon Industries
4 The downturn hits home
5 In Character: Profile of Sue Shaffer, Cow Creek chairman
6 Uncollected taxes don’t cost the state
7 Measure 11 worth the cost
8 A vote for Kulongoski
9 Semantics and St. Clair
10 Company relocation: Early planning can smooth your worries
11 HR: Nurturing employees protects your most valuable asset
12 First Person: Commentary by Eloise Damrosch of the Regional Arts & Culture Council
13 Statewide
14 Statewide
15 Baker City
16 Madras
17 Bend
18 La Pine
19 Redmond
20 Klamath Falls
21 Portland
22 Portland
23 Rickreall
24 Albany
25 Eugene
26 Eugene
27 Roseburg
28 Medford
29 Medford
30 Ilwaco, Wash
31 Marketing Metro Portland
32 Hood River Distillers issues Pendleton Round-Up whiskey
33 Oregon oil barge launched
34 Portland hospital recruits robotic surgeon
35 Medford PAC lobbies voters to reject recall
36 Budweiser touts Willamette Valley hops
37 Union County takes on cattle rustlers
38 Astoria fish-packing building turns into dance hall
39 Kitzhaber makes Starbucks cup
40 Philanthropy: Holidays are a time for cheer — and for giving
41 Employment Law: Staying afloat in a sea of claims
42 Systems management: Making payroll time pay off
43 Douglas County diversifies
44 Wheat price on the rise
45 VIP: Conversation with Joseph Robertson, OHSU president
46 August '06 transportation indicators
47 August '06 real estate and construction indicators
 

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