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UO professor develops energy-smart awning

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Friday, March 19, 2010

NEXT-CONCEPTUniversity of Oregon professor Ihab Elzeyadi developed an awning that generates and saves enough electricity that buildings using it could potentially have zero net energy consumption.

 

Powerlist: FDIC-Insured Financial Institutions

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Saturday, March 20, 2010
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Oregon economic indicators as of January 2010

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Sunday, March 21, 2010
 

Bankruptcies erupt again

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Articles - April 2010
Monday, March 22, 2010
0410Indicators1Oregon bankruptcies kept growing in 2009: up 42% for businesses and 45% for individuals.
 

Deal Watch: Snack company swallows Beer Chips

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Articles - April 2010
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Britt Stern is a man of ideas.  An industrial designer born in Yonkers, N.Y., he invented a dripless ice cream cone and a no-leak coffee lid. He wrote a book about opening beer bottles that’s sold more than 40,000 copies.
 

Research transforms advertising world

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Articles - April 2010
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

obm-r2ctimmichelle-116Traditional advertising is in trouble, but direct response, search marketing and web analytics are booming, and Oregon companies are leading the way.

 

Community nurtures Portland apparel sector

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Articles - April 2010
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Dahlgren04Portland’s apparel cluster thrives on creative minds, active lives and nearby giants.

 
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