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Funds for toxic cleanup uncertain

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

BrownfieldThis summer a national group proclaimed a victory of sorts in Portland’s perpetual struggle to clean up contaminated industrial land along the Willamette River.

 

 

Urban-rural wage gap is steady

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

CoinsThe often-cited widening gap between urban and rural wages actually has remained unchanged over the past decade, while both urban and rural wages are slipping compared to their counterparts nationwide.

 

 

Oregon banks continue slide

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

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In the March issue of Oregon Business we quoted the Beatles in regard to the recent fortunes of Oregon-headquartered banks: “It’s getting better all the time (can’t get much worse).”

 

 

Readers vote for president and priorities

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

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Outlets upswing

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

OutletsDespite their far-flung locations, outlet malls are thriving in a down retail market.

 

 

The comeback

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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

JimFaraudoHow Flir came back from the brink of bankruptcy to become a $4.3 billion company that has left its competition in the dust.

 

 

Tactics: The operative

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Archives - October 2008
Wednesday, October 01, 2008

LisaGroveIt was in Washington, D.C., in the mid-1980s where Lisa Grove — today a political strategist and pollster but back then a fresh, idealistic Lewis & Clark graduate — learned a key commandment of the political game, and one that would later shape the success of her Portland-based political consulting firm.

 

 
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