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A tale of two subsidies

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0509CoverIt was the best of deals, it was the worst of deals. Why Genentech worked and Cascade Grain failed.

 

 

Gorilla Capital pulls in revenues as the foreclosures pile up

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Gorilla Capital is changing how homes are bought and sold and shaking up the real estate status quo.

 

A region uncorked

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Friday, May 01, 2009

WineFeature2Driven by demand and nurtured in the diverse terrain, Southern Oregon’s wine industry begins to come of age.

 

 

To your health

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Friday, May 01, 2009

HealthFeature1From stronger teeth to sharper eyes to a rewired brain, Oregon innovators are finding ways to keep us living longer and better.

 

 

The robot doctor will see you now

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Friday, May 01, 2009

ATSrobotdoctorGrande Ronde Hospital in La Grande is a rural, 25-bed facility with no cardiologist on staff. Two years ago, a heart patient there would have had to drive three hours to Boise. But now patients can get instant, face-to-face appointments with a cardiologist without anyone driving anywhere.

 

 

The candy economy is still sweet

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Friday, May 01, 2009

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Gourmet chocolate lover Ashley Rahll says she always has at least one chocolate bar on hand at home. But a recent trip to Portland chocolate retailer Cacao with friend Adam Morris meant an extra-special splurge on a spicy dark drinking chocolate and single-malt scotch chocolate.

 

 
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