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Oregon timber harvest up 36 percent

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Oregon's timber harvest in 2012 was up 36% from its 2009 low.

 

Oregon has more jobs available

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Oregon still has four unemployed people for every job opening, but the number of job vacancies is more than double those of 2009, according to a study by the state Employment Department.

 

Portland families need $69K to live modestly

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

A family of four in the Portland area needs to make $69,000 a year to live modestly.

 

SolarWorld laying off 100 in Hillsboro

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

SolarWorld plans to lay off 100 of its 700 workers at its Hillsboro facility.

 

Gateway Walmart to hire 95 workers

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Gateway will hire up to 95 full- and part-time employees ahead of its fall opening.

 

Japan seeks alternatives to Oregon wheat

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Japan is looking to buy alternatives to Oregon wheat as the Japanese government extended the suspension of purchases from the state for a sixth week.

 

Oregon Duck apparel licensees submit applications to continue

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Small producers of Oregon Duck apparel and headwear submitted proposals to the University of Oregon to become official apparel licensees.

 
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