Oregon may change student poverty formula

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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

The method could impact how much funding each school receives.

 

Portland startup purchases Washington, D.C. company

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Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Cozy, a website that provides rental applications and tenant screenings, bought Landlordology, which offers online advice to landlords.

 

Lane County nonprofit pays scholarly savers

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A program in Springfield offers people $3 for every $1 they put into a special savings account.

 

No resolution for Portland teacher contracts

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Portland Public Schools and its teachers could not reach a deal after more than 21 hours of negotiations.

 

Adidas partners with Jeremy Lin

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Monday, January 06, 2014

The Houston Rockets guard has left Nike to join Adidas.

 

Green Building Initiative hires green construction leader

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The Portland-based nonprofit has hired Jerry Yudelson as its next president.

 

Dark Horse Comics loses rights to "Star Wars" comics

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The Milwaukie-based publisher will no longer publish "Star Wars" comics at the end of 2014.

 
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