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Thursday, March 22, 2012

0412_NextEstrogen drives male snakes crazy. Crazy for other male snakes that is.

 

Powerlist: Banks

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Articles - April 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012

In this month's Powerlist, we rank Oregon banks by deposits.

 

The consummate Oregonian

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

0412_TheConsummateOregonian_01Native son Tom Kelly wields his unassuming style and quiet drive to build his business and his state.

 

Truffle mania

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Articles - April 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012

0412_TruffleMania_02A fertile industry sprouts up around the costly little fungi.

 

Data dig: Is Oregon manufacturing really in decline?

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Articles - April 2012
Thursday, March 22, 2012

0412_DataDig_FabricatedMetalManufacturing makes up more of the state's GDP than almost any other state, and jobs in the sector are projected to grow.

 

Seeds of dissent

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Thursday, March 22, 2012

0412_SeedsOfDissent_02Oregon's organic farmers wage battle against Monsanto's genetically modified seeds.

 

The new reality

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Thursday, March 22, 2012
0412_TheNewReality_03Declining HP jobs and OSU growing pains force Corvallis to face its economic and livability challenges.
 
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100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

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It may be obvious, but most farmers don’t make a lot of money. According to preliminary data from the 2012 Agriculture Census, 52% of America’s 2.1 million principal farm-operators don’t call farming their primary occupation. Farm cooperatives may offer a solution.


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Workplace benefits

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Rapid ascent

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