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1 David Chen of OVP Venture Partners: Catalyst at work
2 02/06 employment and business filing indicators
3 02/06 transportation indicators
4 02/06 real estate and construction indicators
5 02/06 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
6 More pre-K education makes good sense for business
7 Good news for the little guy
8 A bumper-sticker campaign for education
9 It's time to end Oregon’s "corporate tax dodge"
10 First person: Commentary from an Eastern Oregon farmer
11 Readers rate sources of information
12 Science: Young inventors seek to save the world
13 Taxes: a lighter burden than most states
14 Going back in time to build a business
15 Shipping: East meets East in Umatilla
16 How to foster an ethical workplace
17 Workers’ comp law: Insurance not a legal shield
18 Charitable giving: Uncovering hidden benefits
19 Statewide
20 Arlington
21 Portland
22 Portland
23 Hillsboro
24 Silverton
25 Noti
26 Grants Pass
27 Central Point
28 Ashland
29 The Coast
30 Tillamook
31 Eugene
32 Hillsboro
33 Redmond
34 Printing jobs in decline nationwide and in Oregon
35 Oregon air passenger traffic rises
36 Portland Business Alliance's 2005 Top 10 Growth Companies
37 Central Oregon's construction boom draws skilled labor away from manufacturers
38 VIP: Conversation with Cindy McEntee, CEO of Mo's restaurants on the Oregon Coast
39 Lawsuit against Blackberry highlights intellectual property risks
 

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