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Looking for a pony payday

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Saturday, November 01, 2008

PortlandMeadows

It’s two minutes before post time for the first horse race of the season at Portland Meadows and the odds to win seem more favorable than betting on Wall Street.

 

 

Tight times benefit grocery stores

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The economic slowdown hasn’t kept grocery-store carts from rolling.

 

 

No surprise: credit squeeze hits home

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Small businesses throughout Oregon that rely on credit to keep operations going may find unwilling lenders as the economy worsens.

 

 

Tactics: The tracker

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PaulRosenbaumWe don’t know who you are, but we know what you are watching.

 

 

Graphic: Oregon sees modest bump in restaurant jobs

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Slash and sell

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Chris Sherland recognizes trouble when he sees it. “It’s a weak year for the retail industry.”

 

 

Graphic: Value of Oregon squash (including pumpkins)

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