Gov. Kitzhaber aims to reform Oregon's workforce system

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber has issued an executive order to reboot the state's workforce system.

 

African-Americans, Latinos more optimistic about economic future

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

African-Americans and Latinos are more likely than whites to believe they can improve their own standard of living, a new analysis shows.

 

Paint recycling program expands

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The Oregon Legislature passed a bill that removed a sunset on the state's pioneering paint recycling program.

 

Oregon legislators hope for timber harvest deal

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Oregon legislators are optimistic that they can reach a deal on western Oregon timber harvests, after a federal forest bill cleared a major congressional hurdle this week.

 

Gov. Kitzhaber wants better way to pay for schools

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber says Oregon's income tax system is "a crazy way" to pay for schools.

 

Hillsboro spa abruptly closes

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Forever Young Laser Medical Spa shut down abruptly this week, leaving tens of thousands of customers out thousands of dollars each.

 

Employment claims fall to 5 1/2 year low

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The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest amount since January 2008.

 
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