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Inventor builds manure fork out of obsession

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Monday, November 16, 2009

forkThe route to creating a mechanized pooper scooper began, as do many inventor journeys, with another obsession, one that was financially foolhardy, yes, but what obsession comes cheap?

 

Powerlist: MBA programs

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Monday, November 23, 2009
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Ranked by 2009-10 total enrollment (credit only)

 

Powerlist: Colleges and universities

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Monday, November 23, 2009
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Ranked by full-time/FTE enrollment

 

Oregon economic indicators as of October 2009

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Tuesday, December 01, 2009
 

Oregon's unemployment not the worst

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Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Oregon’s October unemployment rate, while still more than a percentage point higher than the U.S. rate, is not the worst among its neighbors.
 

Deal Watch: Ochoco to build wood pellet facility

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Thursday, December 03, 2009
OBM-091709--153Hit hard by declining harvests, the housing slump and the recession, Oregon timber towns have turned to everything from mountain bikes to microbrews to try to fill the economic void.
 

Portland Harbor sinks under Superfund stigma

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Articles - January 2010
Wednesday, December 16, 2009

_MGH0032Portland Harbor is a critical economic engine stalled by the uncertainty and stigma of being a Superfund site. It will take decades to restore the Lower Willamette River and the transition will be unpleasant, expensive and complex. And crucial.

 
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