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September 2008

Buzzing with the latest jargon

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Monday, September 01, 2008

For University of Oregon professor and Economist’s View blog founder Mark Thoma the term “stagflation” is old news.

 

 

Nurses remain recession-proof

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Monday, September 01, 2008

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While many employees throughout Oregon are losing their jobs or worried about keeping employed, nurses are proving to be immune to the sick economy.

 

 

Graphic: Timber harvest drops in most Oregon counties

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Monday, September 01, 2008

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State OK’s world’s largest wind farm

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Monday, September 01, 2008

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State energy officials have approved a plan that would make Gilliam and Morrow counties in northeastern Oregon home to the world’s largest wind farm.

 

 

Graphic: Portland's industrial vacancy rate vs. other cities

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Monday, September 01, 2008

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Rail fight gets hotter

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Monday, September 01, 2008

The battle over the Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad is turning into a full-bore train wreck as the conflict jumps from Oregon to Washington, D.C, and back.

 

 

Study: China trade wallops Oregon Jobs

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Archives - September 2008
Monday, September 01, 2008

ChinaTradeChartAccording to a recent study by a Washington D.C.-based think tank, job loss due to trade with China has hit Oregon harder than nearly any other state in the nation.

 

 
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