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1 Next: Help on wheels
2 Deal Watch: Infrared meets imaging in FLIR deal
3 Lumber cheaper, production down
4 Oregon economic indicators as of May 2009
5 Powerlist: Financial planners & money managers
6 Power players
7 Oregon's Public Companies: Staying Alive
8 The raw and the cooked
9 Kickin' apps
10 The arts ticket take
11 Truck stop business sputters
12 Graphic: Oregon wine sales reach 1.7 million cases
13 Graphic: Oregon food manufacturing jobs still rising
14 Oregon Business wins national magazine award
15 Troubled commercial markets bring lower rents
16 Bumper crops don't yield higher profits
17 Coast tourists pass on high-priced art
18 Timber cash stuck in the muck
19 Cheap hydro dries up
20 Rodeos hang tough
21 Gathering wool
22 Give yourself permission to play
23 Reader input: Planes, trains and cutbacks
24 Grazie, all you geeks
 

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