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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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