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Puralytics tackles water quality on global scale

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
0211_SolarBagAfter taking a coveted first place at the Cleantech Open last year, Beaverton-based Puralytics, a startup that uses LED lights to purify water, is turning its focus to aiding the global water and humanitarian crisis.
 

Powerlist: Meeting facilities

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011

This month's Powerlist ranks Oregon meeting facilities by total square feet of meeting space.

 

Angel fund boosts fortunes, economy

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011

0211_Angels_01The Oregon Angel Fund has backed 16 companies since 2007 and not one has failed. The results speak for themselves as the fund becomes a powerful force in supporting hot new businesses.

 

Knowledge Universe reaches $1.6 billion in revenue

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
0211_Knowledge_02Knowledge Universe is the largest private provider of early childhood education services in the country. Its ambitions don’t stop there.
 

Mike Thrasher Presents follows the money to punk, metal

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
0211_Thrasher_01Portland music promoter Mike Thrasher has become one of the biggest concert promoters in the Northwest with his stealthy street-level marketing.
 

Unemployment eased in some regions, not others

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Articles - February 2011
Thursday, January 27, 2011
0211_Indicators_01The state and nation were mired in unemployment during 2010.
 

Oregon economic indicators as of November 2010

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Thursday, January 27, 2011
 
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