From the Wires

South Dakota tribe ends prohibition

| Print |  Email
Thursday, August 15, 2013

BBC: A South Dakota Native American tribe ravaged by alcohol abuse has voted to end prohibition, which critics say will only worsen the reservation's problems.

 

Smartphones outsell basic mobile phones globally for the first time

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Telegraph: Smartphones have outsold basic mobile phones, known as feature phones, globally for the first time.

 

U.S. charges two men in 'London Whale' scandal

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Reuters: Two former JPMorgan Chase & Co employees are facing criminal charges related to the trading scandal that cost the bank $6.2 billion last year.

 

Egypt declares national emergency

| Print |  Email
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

BBC: Egypt has declared a month-long state of emergency after scores of people were killed when security forces stormed protest camps in Cairo.

 

Canada to accept gay Russian refugees

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Globe and Mail: Canada's refugee board will favor claims of persecution by gay Russian asylum-seekers.

 

Technology is killing childhood

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Salon.com: Time spent on gadgets could be hampering kids' ability to connect to each other and the "real" world.

 

Brazilian invention lights homes without electricity

| Print |  Email
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

BBC: A Brazilian mechanic has come up with a way of illuminating his house during the day without electricity - using plastic bottles filled with water and a tiny bit of bleach.

 

Woman ordered to change child's name from Messiah to Martin

| Print |  Email
Monday, August 12, 2013

US News: A Tennessee judge ruled that a mother must change her son's name from "Messiah" out of respect for Jesus Christ.

 

Drug firm bribes routine in China

| Print |  Email
Monday, August 12, 2013

BBC:Bribes are routinely paid by major foreign pharmaceutical firms operating in China.

 

Building boom in downtown Detroit

| Print |  Email
Monday, August 12, 2013

CNN.com: The nation's hottest downtown is in America's most troubled city -- bankrupt Detroit.

 

Restaurants banning children

| Print |  Email
Friday, August 09, 2013

CBS: A growing number of restaurants are banning children during peak hours.

 

Swiss apologize to Oprah for racism

| Print |  Email
Friday, August 09, 2013

USAToday: After Oprah experiences racial incident in Zurich, Switzerland this past July, Swiss tourism office apologizes.

 

Blackberry considers going private

| Print |  Email
Friday, August 09, 2013

Reuters: BlackBerry Ltd is warming up to the possibility of going private, as the smartphone maker battles to revive its fortunes.

 
<< Start < Prev 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 Next > End >>

Page 81 of 129

More Articles

Department of Self-Promotion

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

061715-awards1Oregon Business wins journalism awards.


Read more...

Biker dreams

The Latest
Friday, May 15, 2015
bike at ater wynn-thumbBY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is seeking input from businesses on a $5.5 million initiative to create a network of biking, transit and pedestrian trails within Portland’s central city.


Read more...

6 things to know about the Amtrak Cascades route

The Latest
Friday, May 22, 2015
thumb3BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

The recent tragedy in Philadelphia has called attention to Amtrak and the nation's woefully underfunded rail service. Here are six facts about the Amtrak Cascades corridor between Eugene and Vancouver B.C. 


Read more...

Fixing Oregon’s broken roads

The Latest
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
RUCCostComparison rev4-30BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

The technology at the center of Oregon’s road usage fee reform.


Read more...

The Green Paradox

June 2015
Friday, May 22, 2015
BY EMILY LIEDEL

Inside the topsy-turvy world of corporate sustainability rankings.


Read more...

Stemming the tide of money in politics

Linda Baker
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
 jeff-lang-2012-thumbBY LINDA BAKER

Jeff Lang and his wife Rae used to dole out campaign checks like candy.  “We were like alcoholics,” Lang says. ”We couldn’t just give a little.”


Read more...

The Backstory: Portland Youth Builders

The Latest
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
blog002 1BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

As part of our green workplaces story, Oregon Business checked out a community service project undertaken by Portland Youth Builders, a nonprofit alternative high school. In partnership with Whole Foods, PYB built garden boxes for a Home Forward  housing site. Home Forward is a government agency that provides housing for low income residents and people with disabilities.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS