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OSU professor develops a better anti-depressant

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Articles - March 2010
Sunday, February 14, 2010

nexttest2Oregon State University professor Jim White was deconstructing Cymbalta, a popular anti-depressant, when he discovered a hole in its molecular skeleton. White saw that as his opening for creating a new, more effective anti-depressant.

 

Powerlist: Financial Planning firms

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Articles - March 2010
Monday, February 15, 2010
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Oregon economic indicators as of December 2009

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Articles - March 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
 

Employment ads get the axe

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Articles - March 2010
Wednesday, February 17, 2010

MarchIndicators2Still reeling from continued migration of employers to online job sites, 2009’s mass-layoff economy dealt a serious blow to newspapers’ classified ad sections.

 

Deal Watch: Translation company finds opportunity

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Articles - March 2010
Thursday, February 18, 2010

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, there is no word or expression in the Japanese language for “nose wipe thumb panel.”

 

The 2010 List: 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon

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Articles - March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

100best10logoSmOur annual ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon turns 17 this year with nearly 20,000 employees participating. Oregon Business research editor Brandon Sawyer and research partner Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall calculated the rankings based on confidential employee surveys and a benefits report completed by each company.

 

Employees on not-so-great workplaces

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Articles - March 2010
Thursday, February 25, 2010

notsogreattoiletpaperHere’s a sampling from some of the 100 Best employee surveys of what doesn’t work, even from some of the best workplaces in the state.

 
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BY JESSICA RIDGWAY  | OB WEB EDITOR

04.10.14 thumb seo-trafficSEMpdx hosted a workshop this week for entrepreneurs, website developers and others interested in search engine optimization (SEO).  Here are a few tips and tricks aimed at bumping up your search engine rankings.


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Banishing oil burners reaps benefits for schools

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Three years ago, PPS set out to begin to convert the 1930s-era boilers from diesel/bunker fuel to cleaner-burning natural gas. Oregon’s largest school district has realized impressive carbon dioxide emissions reductions, setting an example for public and private institutions.


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Eking out a living

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04.08.14 thumb ourtable-coopfarmsBY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

It may be obvious, but most farmers don’t make a lot of money. According to preliminary data from the 2012 Agriculture Census, 52% of America’s 2.1 million principal farm-operators don’t call farming their primary occupation. Farm cooperatives may offer a solution.


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The more they change, the more they stay the same

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100-best-collageBY BRANDON SAWYER

The 100 Best Companies get more creative with perks and more generous with benefits; employees seek empowering relations with management and coworkers.


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Rapid ascent

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IMG 4255-2BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Kelly Dachtler, president of The Clymb, redefines outdoor retail.


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Are millennials reshaping politics in the Pacific Northwest?

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