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Wyden fights bill mandating Internet companies to alert government of suspected terrorist activity

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Oregon senator says "Internet companies should not be subject to broad requirements to police the speech of their users."


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How much economic activity does the beer industry generate?

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

About 17,000 jobs have been created in Oregon by the beer industry.


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Intel implements policy to fight lack of diversity

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Referring a woman, minority and/or veteran will yield twice the normal bonus.


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Is Ted Wheeler running for mayor?

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Willamette Week sources say the state treasurer is aiming for Charlie Hales' seat.


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Dave's Killer Bread unveils nonprofit to help with criminal backgrounds

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dave's Killer Bread Foundation wants to give prospective employees a "second chance."


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Portland’s long-distance bike commuters

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

Pushing the extreme.


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Google planning to expand in The Dalles

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Internet giant "exploring the possibility of expanding" operations at data center.


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Is the Portland arts tax working?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Audit reveals tax is raising less than two-thirds of expected return.


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OLCC addresses recreational pot marketing concerns

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Commission will prohibit ads from showing users inhaling, touting, intoxicating effects of plant.


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Intel to relocate engineers from Hillsboro to Texas

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The tech giant has invested in the OpenStack Innovation Center project, hosted by Rackspace in its San Antonio headquarters.


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How much money does this Redmond golf course cost the city?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Swanky municipal golf course built at unfortunate era as golf participation plummets.


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Wildcards

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
BY JASON NORRIS, CFA | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Uncertainty in Greece and China, along with potential interest rate hikes mean investors are looking at the market and nervously questioning where they should be invested.


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Oregon budget to be hit by pension, health care costs

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

State begins to grapple with 2017 budget.


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Standard Financial Group sold for $5B

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

One of the largest employers in Portland acquired by a Japanese company.


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Deschutes Co. addresses plan for The Big One

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

The commissioners also addressed plans for wildfires and powerful winter storms.


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Disgruntled East Portland residents aim to shake up the City Council

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

The group's proposal calls for nine districts, each represented by its own commissioner.


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Wyden fights bill mandating Internet companies to alert government of suspected terrorist activity

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Oregon senator says "Internet companies should not be subject to broad requirements to police the speech of their users."


Read more...

How much economic activity does the beer industry generate?

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

About 17,000 jobs have been created in Oregon by the beer industry.


Read more...

Intel implements policy to fight lack of diversity

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Referring a woman, minority and/or veteran will yield twice the normal bonus.


Read more...

Is Ted Wheeler running for mayor?

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Willamette Week sources say the state treasurer is aiming for Charlie Hales' seat.


Read more...

Dave's Killer Bread unveils nonprofit to help with criminal backgrounds

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dave's Killer Bread Foundation wants to give prospective employees a "second chance."


Read more...

Portland’s long-distance bike commuters

Jacob Palmer - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
BY KIM MOORE | RESEARCH EDITOR

Pushing the extreme.


Read more...

Google planning to expand in The Dalles

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Internet giant "exploring the possibility of expanding" operations at data center.


Read more...

Is the Portland arts tax working?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Audit reveals tax is raising less than two-thirds of expected return.


Read more...

OLCC addresses recreational pot marketing concerns

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Commission will prohibit ads from showing users inhaling, touting, intoxicating effects of plant.


Read more...

Intel to relocate engineers from Hillsboro to Texas

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The tech giant has invested in the OpenStack Innovation Center project, hosted by Rackspace in its San Antonio headquarters.


Read more...

How much money does this Redmond golf course cost the city?

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Swanky municipal golf course built at unfortunate era as golf participation plummets.


Read more...

Wildcards

Jacob Palmer - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
BY JASON NORRIS, CFA | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Uncertainty in Greece and China, along with potential interest rate hikes mean investors are looking at the market and nervously questioning where they should be invested.


Read more...

Oregon budget to be hit by pension, health care costs

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

State begins to grapple with 2017 budget.


Read more...

Standard Financial Group sold for $5B

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

One of the largest employers in Portland acquired by a Japanese company.


Read more...

Deschutes Co. addresses plan for The Big One

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

The commissioners also addressed plans for wildfires and powerful winter storms.


Read more...

Disgruntled East Portland residents aim to shake up the City Council

Jacob Palmer - Monday, July 27, 2015

The group's proposal calls for nine districts, each represented by its own commissioner.


Read more...