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1 Next: Pesky business
2 Powerlist: Industrial Parks
3 Oregon economic indicators as of July 2009
4 Permits keep plummeting
5 Deal Watch: Massif snags Army contract for outdoor gear
6 Compare and contrast
7 Winning workplaces of the Top 10
8 A workplace full of hope
9 Foosball, focus and bare feet
10 Caring mixed with laughter
11 The 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon
12 Pulling together
13 Commuters get a bus boot
14 Top 10 Oregon twits
15 Umpqua College embraces the wine business
16 Turbulence for PDX flights
17 The day the music died in Cave Junction
18 Graphic: Oregon industries with the most older workers
19 Bad health is good for specialty shoe stores
20 Canvassers: annoying, but apparently effective
21 Smallest community college expands
22 The hot zine scene
23 Graphic: Central Oregon economic snapshot
24 The quality of mercy
25 A different nonprofit strategy
26 Reader input: Strong support for nonprofits
27 The nonprofit project
 

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