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Biotech crops benefit consumers, economist says

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Consumers benefit more than biotech companies from the technology of transgenic crops, according to an agribusiness professor at a lecture sponsored by Oregon State University.

 

Canola rule under fire

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Oregon's new rule allowing canola production in the Willamette Valley will be under fire in the legislature this session.

 

Beaverton hosts first of 100 White House symposiums

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Federal officials visited Beaverton in the first of 100 visits to cities as part of a White House program to support urban revitalization.

 

Willamette Valley becoming a solar power hotbed

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Despite seeing 144 to 166 days of rain a year, the Willamette Valley is positioning itself as a solar power hotbed.

 

Hillsboro starts planning industrial area

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Friday, February 15, 2013

Hillsboro is fast-tracking plans to make 330 acres of farm land ready to become an industrial area.

 

Intel hires firm to find CEO candidates

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Intel hired Spencer Stuart & Associates to help find its new CEO, indicating that the company is seriously considering external candidates.

 

TriMet warns of 70% service cuts if union doesn't change health benefits

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

TriMet may have to cut 63 bus lines and 70% of service by 2025 if the union doesn't budge on health and retirement benefits, the agency's general manager says.

 
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Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.


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