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The global challenge | Print |  Email
062714 thumb globalmarketBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.

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Employee Department cutting resources for local businesses | Print |  Email

The Oregon Employment Department is pulling people and money away from a program that works with employers, changing it to one that helps train workers instead.

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Nike revealed $27.8B in annual revenue | Print |  Email

The Oregon sports footwear and apparel company raised $27.8 billion for the year; fourth quarter revenue grew 11% to $7.4 billion.

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Counties target property tax delinquents | Print |  Email

Lane County will lead a new coalition aiming to identify businesses not paying taxes on personal property in seven counties.

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Steel contractor working on Google data center fined | Print |  Email

Colorado-based LPR Construction Co. was accused of violating state wage and hour laws on Google's $600 million project in The Dalles.

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Pot advocates submit petition signatures | Print |  Email

Marijuana supporters submitted 145,710 signatures to the state elections office.

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Blips and trends in the housing market | Print |  Email
062614 thumb realestateBY ERIC FRUTS | OB BLOGGER

Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?

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Giant industrial park planned on former Nike property | Print |  Email

California-based Majestic Realty Co. may build an industrial business park on the undeveloped 75-acre plot of land purchased from the Nike Foundation.

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PSU experiments with energy efficiency data | Print |  Email

Portland State University is moving forward with a project to improve energy efficiency to lure new business.

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Oregon company creates drone detector | Print |  Email

Oregon City-based Domestic Drone Countermeasures may have come up with the first way to detect drones.

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PGE seeks approval for solar plant near Salem | Print |  Email

Portland General Electric requested a zoning change for a proposed solar power generating site capable of producing more than 4 megawatts of electricity.

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Feds send $4.5M to Oregon | Print |  Email

The Labor Department sent the $4.5 million grant to help displaced workers.

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Intel teams with Ford on 'connected car' | Print |  Email

Researchers in Hillsboro have been working on a joint research partnership with Ford to outline ways technology could enable a car to recognize its driver and respond to commands with hand motions.

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Podcast: Interview with Pete Friedes

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

082714-thumb friedesbookTom Cox interviews Pete Friedes, author of "The 2R Manager," about becoming a Best Boss.


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Molecular Movies

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Dr. Chong Fang isn’t God. But the assistant professor of chemistry at Oregon State University is getting closer to figuring out how he put everything together. 


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Register for 100 Best Companies survey

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
OBM-100-best-logo-2015 150pxwBy Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


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Downtime

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

How State Representative Julie Parrish (House District 37) balances life between work and play.


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Report Card

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Strong public schools shore up the economy, survey respondents say. But local schools demonstrate lackluster performance.


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College Hacker

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KLINT FINLEY

Treehouse CEO Ryan Carson builds a 21st-century trade school.


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Two sides of the coin

Contributed Blogs
Monday, August 25, 2014
0825 thumb moneyBY JASON NORRIS | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Ferguson Wellman’s investment views on the economy and capital markets.


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