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Oregon businesses get big incentives

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Monday, December 17, 2012

A New York Times search tool says that Oregon awards businesses more than $865 million each year in tax breaks and incentives.

 

Nike now must choose where to build in Oregon

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Nike is actively exploring at least two locations for an upcoming expansion. They include a waterfront site near downtown Portland and a site near the company's Beaverton headquarters.

 

Portland's Carbon Audio gets national attention

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Portland-based Carbon Audio's wireless speaker for laptops and tablets received national attention from the New York Times.

 

Feds using forfeiture laws against pot growers

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Federal authorities are using asset-forfeiture laws to seize money and property from people that exploit Oregon's medical marijuana program.

 

Portland may speed up fluoride vote

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Commissioner Randy Leonard wants to speed up a public vote on proposed water fluoridation in Portland from May 2014 to May 2013.

 

Eugene student housing market softens

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Monday, December 17, 2012

After a surge in new student housing, the rental market in Eugene has softened, raising the issue of oversupply.

 

Economists predict moderate growth

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Monday, December 17, 2012

Business economists foresee modest growth in 2013 helped by a rebound in housing.

 
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