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WHO: Ban e-cigarette use indoors

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

BBC: The World Health Organization says there should be a ban on the use of e-cigarettes indoors and that sales to minors should stop.

 

Burger King to acquire Tim Hortons for $11.5B

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Reuters: The cash-and-stock deal will create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group.

 

Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

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Monday, August 25, 2014

Reuters: Burger King could acquire the Canadian donut-and-coffee chain in a deal costing roughly $18 billion.

 

Damage from Northern California quake could reach $1B

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Monday, August 25, 2014

ABC News: According to EQECAT, a company that studies catastrophe risk, the damage estimate is expected to rise because the Napa Valley wine harvest has already begun.

 

Yellen says job market hampered

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Reuters: U.S. labor markets remain hampered by the effects of the Great Recession, the federal reserve chairwoman said.

 

Gap goes to India

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Friday, August 22, 2014

BBC: The clothing store Gap is bringing its brand to India with the aim of opening 40 outlets.

 

Federal directive threatens Oregon health reforms

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Friday, August 22, 2014

The federal agency that holds the purse strings for care of Oregon Health Plan members recently  criticized the state's system for distributing money to regional coordinated care organizations.

 

Massive drydock to arrive this weekend

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Friday, August 22, 2014

A $40 million floating drydock will arrive at the Columbia River this weekend, carrying components that will be assembled and put to work  by Vigor Industrial.

 

Ashland "bait bike" stolen three times in one day

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Police said Thursday that they'd arrested three people in three different incidents of bike theft over the previous 24 hours.

 

Trimet awards GlobeSherpa mobile app contract

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Friday, August 22, 2014

The contract is part of the transit agencies switch to electronic fares, the Portland high tech company announced Thursday.

 

Tiny houses to serve as affordable housing

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Homes of roughly 200 square feet could be quickly and cheaply built to house homeless and low-income residents in Portland.

 

Bank of America agrees to $17B settlement

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

USAToday. The settlement is the largest in history between the federal government and a single company.

 

Family Dollar rejects bid from Dollar General

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

CNN: Family Dollar says it's sticking with an agreement to merge with Dollar Tree for less money.

 
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