Nonprofit continues revitalization effort

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Springfield Renaissance Development Group purchased its second downtown property to continue redeveloping the area.

 

Leadership summit focuses on higher ed

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The importance of STEM degrees was a central theme of the 11th annual Oregon Leadership Summit.

 

Kitzhaber says middle class is disappearing

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Gov. Kitzhaber spoke at the Oregon Leadership Summit, saying that despite Oregon's economic recovery, a generation of Oregonians face the prospect of lower living standards than their parents.

 

Merkley introduces bills to boost employment

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced three bills called the "Manufacturing Jobs for America" package.

 

Kitzhaber's tax reform would take $8M campaign

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon's tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

 

Port director picks successor

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Port of Portland executive director Bill Wyatt handpicked Curtis Robinhold as his heir apparent.

 

Food trends favor Oregon products

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Oregon's agricultural future is intertwined with food trade and trends.

 
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