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Tigard sports bra company moves production from China to U.S.

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Tigard-based sports bra company Handful is moving some of its production back to Oregon from China.

 

SoloPower cutting more jobs

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Friday, May 10, 2013

SoloPower will cut more jobs from its California headquarters on the same day it closes its Portland solar panel factory.

 

New cheese factory opens in Bandon

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Friday, May 10, 2013

More than 400 people gathered at the opening of the new Face Rock Creamery in Bandon.

 

Green Zebra announces third planned location

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Green Zebra Grocery announced that its third location will open up in Portland's up-and-coming Southeast Division and 50th area.

 

Portland tries to crack down on battery disposal

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Friday, May 10, 2013

An estimated 660,000 pounds of dry-cell batteries were thrown away by Portland-area households in 2009, something the region is trying to cut down on.

 

Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

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Friday, May 10, 2013

Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.

 

Bikes contribute $400M to Oregon tourism

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Thursday, May 09, 2013

Recreational bicycle travel contributes $400 million of Oregon's annual $9 billion tourism industry.

 
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