BY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER
In 1980, Marv Ross wrote and recorded a catchy little original called Harden My Heart that helped Quarterflash land a deal with Geffen Records. Ross still writes music but now he, like everyone from Lady Gaga to the unknown vocalist with a ukulele and a webcam, gives it away to sell it. It’s a crazy business model that works.
About 15 Oregon companies are set to register as the state's first benefit companies on Jan. 2.
A majority of Oregon's 300,000 veterans work for private employers, and some are unaware of a new law. The law, passed in April, suggests private employers give vets Veterans Day off with or without pay.