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Oregonians buying more cars

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Oregonians are outpacing the recent national surge of buying new cars and trucks by two percent.

 

Sherwood approves business regulatory committee

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Prompted by a controversial new Walmart, Sherwood created a committee that gives residents the power to regulate big box owners.

 

Weather affecting cherry harvests

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Recent rain and the current heat wave are hurting the early and mid-season Northwest cherry harvest.

 

Oregon Zoo breaks attendance record

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The Oregon Zoo had more than 1.67 million visitors last year, a record for its 125-year history.

 

Lane County workers brave the heat

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

A slew of Lane County workers are outside in the heat despite the recent heat wave.

 

Oregon employers find jobs hard to fill

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Nearly half of the vacant jobs in Oregon are classified as "difficult to fill," according to a new report by the Employment Department.

 

Oregon Senate bans canola in Willamette Valley

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

The Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2427, largely banning the growing of canola in the Willamette Valley until January 2019.

 
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