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Next: a stronger wood

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Next poplarIn the world of structural building materials, poplar trees are about as useful as toothpicks; their weak, low-density wood is quick to snap under excess weight.

 

 

February '09 farming, natural resources and energy

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February '09 real estate and construction indicators

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February '09 transportation indicators

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February '09 employment and business indicators

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Powerlist: Commercial real estate

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Ranked by number of licensed agents

 

Deal Watch: Oregon's slice of the stimulus pie

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UncleSam

Though few people have been out making new investments lately, there is one — though he’s more entity than person, really — who has: Uncle Sam.

 

 
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