May 2010

Wood waste flour could create a new building material

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Monday, April 12, 2010

NEXTAn Oregon State University professor says wood waste can be turned into a “flour” that makes a composite hybrid material when mixed with thermoplastic.

 

Powerlist: Commercial real estate

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ranked by number of licensed agents for commercial properties in Oregon

 

Oregon economic indicators as of February 2010

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010
 

PDX hits some turbulence

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Thursday, April 15, 2010
0510Indicators1PDX airport passenger traffic, which had already dropped 2.4% in 2008, nosedived another 9.6% in 2009 (its biggest decline of the decade) when total U.S. commercial traffic dipped just 5.3%.
 

Deal Watch: Credit unions enter $5 billion merger

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Friday, April 16, 2010
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Tom Sargent has technically been retired from his role as CEO of Beaverton's First Tech Credit Union since March, but he's staying on with the company to see it through its proposed merger with the Bay Area's Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union.
 

Marijuana goes mainstream in Southern Oregon

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Articles - May 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010

_T5P0967Marijuana has been a lucrative underground business for decades, but as pot laws become more liberalized it’s become a big part of the above-ground economy.

 

Why Hollywood Video failed

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Articles - May 2010
Friday, April 16, 2010

HWOOD1Why Hollywood Video failed: New technology and consumer fancy turn out the lights for Hollywood Video.

 
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