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Lane County home sales improve

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Lane County home prices and number of transactions increased in April, echoing the national housing market rebound.

 

Unemployment still high among young Oregonians

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Unemployment among young adults in Oregon is more than double the state average.

 

Portland gets first community solar project

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Portland's Southwest Community Center is getting a set of solar panels from an Oregon Community Foundation grant.

 

Oregon knife companies hope to relax TSA rules

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Oregon's knife manufacturers are hoping the TSA will follow through on its plans to permit small knives aboard aircraft again.

 

Olympia oysters thrive

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Oregon's only native oyster was harvested nearly to extinction a century ago, but is now thriving off the coast again.

 

Oregon's unemployment falls to 8 percent

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Oregon's unemployment rate fell to 8% in April from 8.2% in March.

 

OLCC chair resigns

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Oregon Liquor Control Commission chair Cassandra Skinner announced she will resign effective June 30.

 
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