Port dispute impacts Oregon economy

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Friday, October 05, 2012

A Port of Portland labor dispute impacted Oregon's economic growth for the second straight month in August.

The Oregon Measure of Economic Activity climbed that month to an above-average growth rate. But the gains would have been steeper if not for an ongoing dispute that led ships to bypass Portland, according to a statement issued by U of O economist Tim Duy.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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