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Excessive TV linked to poorer sleep in children

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Forbes: A study showed that for every extra hour of TV children watched, they tended to sleep seven minutes less per night (on average).

 

Obama names new U.S. health secretary

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Friday, April 11, 2014

CNN: President Obama bid farewell to Kathleen Sebelius and named Sylvia Mathews Burwell as her successor.

 

Google Glass on sale for one day

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Friday, April 11, 2014

BBC: Google Glass will be sold to the U.S. public for one day, April 15.

 

U.S. jobless claims at lowest since 2007

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Bloomberg: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to 300,000, the lowest since May 2007.

 

U.S. bacon prices rise

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Associated Press: A virus has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, threatening pork production and increasing prices by 10% or more.

 

Major bug 'Heartbleed' exposes Internet data

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

CNET: The security bug can wipe a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored like usernames, passwords and credit card numbers.

 

Aerobic exercise helps aging brains grow

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Atlantic: A study showed that doing aerobic exercise twice a week for 26 weeks significantly increased the volume of the hippocampi in older women.

 

Windows XP is dead

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

NBC: Microsoft ended support for the popular operating system, Windows XP.

 

Stay-at-home moms on the rise

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

CNN Money: Today, 29% of American mothers are at home.

 

Game of Thrones crashes HBO app

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Monday, April 07, 2014

CNN: A rush of viewers onto the cable network's mobile streaming app for the season premiere of "Game of Thrones" caused it to crash.

 

Oscar Pistorius apologizes

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Monday, April 07, 2014

BBC: An emotional Oscar Pistorius has apologized to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on the first day of his evidence at his murder trial.

 

Mozilla CEO resigns

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Friday, April 04, 2014

Business Insider: Brendan Eich is resigning as CEO and is leaving the board of Mozilla.

 

Liquid nicotine causing poisonings

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Friday, April 04, 2014

CNN: In February there were 215 calls involving e-cigarettes to the poison center.

 
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100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon [VIDEO]

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Monday, March 03, 2014

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Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.


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Powerlist: Meeting perspectives

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BY BRANDON SAWYER

A conversation about the event-planning industry with sales directors from McMenamins and the Portland Art Museum. 


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The more they change, the more they stay the same

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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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Green eyeshades in the ivory tower

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The rapidly rising cost of higher education has left even the smartest researchers and the wonkiest of wonks wondering what’s happening and where’s all that money going. More and more, prospective students—and their families—are asking: Is college worth the cost?


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The solution to youth unemployment

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Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


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Small business sales go big

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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From the Editor: The human factor

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In this issue, we celebrate our 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project.


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