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Oregon energy loans under scrutiny

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Friday, February 08, 2013

State Sen. Richard Devlin wants the Legislature to investigate a popular state loan program that made a series of bad loans.

 

Pacific University partners with Zipcar

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Friday, February 08, 2013

Pacific University is partnering with Zipcar to offer a campus car-sharing program.

 

Eugene-based Excalibur Cutlery and Gifts closing all stores

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Friday, February 08, 2013

Excalibur Cutlery & Gifts lost its lease at Washington Square after 30 years, leading the company to file or bankruptcy.

 

Nike came close to building outside of Oregon

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Nike considered expanding outside of Oregon just days before Gov. Kitzhaber announced the company's in-state expansion, according to emails released by the state.

 

SolarWorld will survive, CEO says

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck says SolarWorld will survive its fiscal crisis that dropped share prices by 31% in a day.

 

Ending Saturday mail delivery could affect vote-by-mail

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Oregon voters wouldn't have as much time with their ballots if the Postal Service eliminates Saturday mail delivery.

 

Portland startup Byngo encourages sustainability through gaming

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Thursday, February 07, 2013

Portland software startup Byngo provides a platform for community competitions to encourage sustainability goals.

 
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Banishing oil burners reaps benefits for schools

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
04.02.14 thumb co2schoolsBY APRIL STREETER | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Three years ago, PPS set out to begin to convert the 1930s-era boilers from diesel/bunker fuel to cleaner-burning natural gas. Oregon’s largest school district has realized impressive carbon dioxide emissions reductions, setting an example for public and private institutions.


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Spring thaw

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Spring ThawBY JASON NORRIS | OB BLOGGER

The “polar vortex” of 2014 seems to have finally thawed and we believe this change in weather will bring more sunshine to the U.S. economy as well.


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Speeding up science

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
02.25.14 Thumbnail MedwasteBY JOE ROJAS-BURKE | OB BLOGGER

The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.


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From the Editor: The human factor

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In this issue, we celebrate our 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon project.


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The 2014 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon

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Friday, February 28, 2014

100best14logo ThumbnailThe 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center.


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Airbnb laws will hurt Portland’s newest company

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
airbnb-logoBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Proposed regulations protect Portland’s strict zoning codes and hotel operators, but they may have an adverse effect on Airbnb’s business.


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Small business sales go big

March 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BY BRANDON SAWYER

Sales of small businesses surged in 2013 according to the biggest Internet marketplace of such transactions, BizBuySell, increasing to 7,056 reported sales, a 24% increase over 2012, when they dropped 7%. Portland Metro sales tracked by the site grew 9% to 73, capping three years of solid growth. On top of that, Portland’s median sale price jumped 67% to $250K, versus just 13% to $180K nationally. Portland was one of just six metros tracked where the median sale price matched the median asking price, with sellers getting, on average, 92% of what they asked.

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