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Kotek nominated as Speaker of the House

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Rep. Tina Kotek was nominated by the new Democratic majority to lead the Oregon House for the next two years.

 

Cascade Bancorp reports profit

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Bend-based Bank of the Cascades' parent company Cascade Bancorp brought in a net income of $1.8 million in the third quarter.

 

Solarize losing appeal

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Many initial participants of Oregon's Solarize movement wonder whether the business model has reached the point of diminishing returns.

 

Harbor Oil Superfund not contaminated enough for cleanup

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Friday, November 16, 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes not cleaning up Portland's Harbor Oil property that became a federal Superfund cleanup site nine years ago.

 

Ag stations turn to alternative funding

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Oregon State University turned to farmers and ranchers to donate to the state's 12 financially strapped agricultural experiment stations.

 

Hostess says strike putting it out of business

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Hostess Brands says striking workers are forcing the company out of business.

 

Revised estimate shows fewer job losses in Oregon

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Oregon’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October dropped slightly to 8.6 percent from 8.7 percent. But a new read on what happened in September was perhaps the most significant item in the latest economic report on the state.

 
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