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Oregon minimum wage to increase by 15 cents

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The state's lowest legal wage will rise to $9.25 an hour in 2015.


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Growing creative agency leases new space in North Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

Instrument Marketing leased all of the available office space at the East Building at One North.


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UO may launch new master's degree program in Old Town

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

If approved by the state, the University of Oregon would begin the sports product management program in 2016.


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Nike suspends endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Minnesota Vikings running back is facing  a felony child-abuse charge.


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Natural Grocers prepares to open in Eugene

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Coburg Road location is the organic grocer's eighth store in Oregon, and 88th in the country


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Greenbrier reports $1.3B in railcar orders since June

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Lake Oswego-based company has received orders for almost 39,000 railcars, valued at $3.72 billion, since September of 2013.


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Grand jury declines to indict Scott Kveton

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Portland tech entrepreneur was accused of sexual assault by a former girlfriend.


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Beaverton startup releases assistive reading software

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Open LORE offers an inexpensive product to help those with reading disabilities.


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Owner of gorge tree farms to expand Portland HQ

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

GreenWood Resources secured the U.S.-based Forest Stewardship Council's project certification for its Portland office.


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Cascade Policy Institute supports Measure 91

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oregon's free-market think tank voted to support the marijuana legalization initiative.


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Companies donate $690K to oppose GMO labeling

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Seven major food companies donated a total of $690,000 to a campaign against Measure 92, which would require genetically engineered food to be labeled in Oregon.


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Oregon carbon tax outlines receive positive response from legislative committee

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Researchers say a $60 per ton tax on carbon emissions would raise around $2 billion annually. 


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Clackamas County bans e-cigarettes

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The board voted to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes inside all county-owned buildings and vehicles.


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Oregon RAIN looks to nurture non-Portland companies

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Oregon Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network hopes to spur economic development in the southern Willamette Valley.


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Eugene tech firm takes a subsidiary

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Real estate technology firm IDX acquired California-based Agent Evolution.


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Study says Oregon has second fairest tax system in U.S.

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, September 15, 2014

Wallet Hub reports that Oregon's tax system is the second-best in the country in terms of fairness.


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Oregon minimum wage to increase by 15 cents

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The state's lowest legal wage will rise to $9.25 an hour in 2015.


Read more...

Growing creative agency leases new space in North Portland

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

Instrument Marketing leased all of the available office space at the East Building at One North.


Read more...

UO may launch new master's degree program in Old Town

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

If approved by the state, the University of Oregon would begin the sports product management program in 2016.


Read more...

Nike suspends endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Minnesota Vikings running back is facing  a felony child-abuse charge.


Read more...

Natural Grocers prepares to open in Eugene

Jessica Ridgway - Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Coburg Road location is the organic grocer's eighth store in Oregon, and 88th in the country


Read more...

Greenbrier reports $1.3B in railcar orders since June

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Lake Oswego-based company has received orders for almost 39,000 railcars, valued at $3.72 billion, since September of 2013.


Read more...

Grand jury declines to indict Scott Kveton

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Portland tech entrepreneur was accused of sexual assault by a former girlfriend.


Read more...

Beaverton startup releases assistive reading software

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Open LORE offers an inexpensive product to help those with reading disabilities.


Read more...

Owner of gorge tree farms to expand Portland HQ

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

GreenWood Resources secured the U.S.-based Forest Stewardship Council's project certification for its Portland office.


Read more...

Cascade Policy Institute supports Measure 91

Jessica Ridgway - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Oregon's free-market think tank voted to support the marijuana legalization initiative.


Read more...

Companies donate $690K to oppose GMO labeling

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Seven major food companies donated a total of $690,000 to a campaign against Measure 92, which would require genetically engineered food to be labeled in Oregon.


Read more...

Oregon carbon tax outlines receive positive response from legislative committee

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Researchers say a $60 per ton tax on carbon emissions would raise around $2 billion annually. 


Read more...

Clackamas County bans e-cigarettes

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The board voted to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes inside all county-owned buildings and vehicles.


Read more...

Oregon RAIN looks to nurture non-Portland companies

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Oregon Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network hopes to spur economic development in the southern Willamette Valley.


Read more...

Eugene tech firm takes a subsidiary

Jessica Ridgway - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Real estate technology firm IDX acquired California-based Agent Evolution.


Read more...

Study says Oregon has second fairest tax system in U.S.

Jessica Ridgway - Monday, September 15, 2014

Wallet Hub reports that Oregon's tax system is the second-best in the country in terms of fairness.


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