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Mentor Graphics tops quarterly forecast

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Wilsonville-based Mentor Graphics reported third-quarter sales and profits ahead of its forecast.

 

Lisa Schwartz will lead Dept. of Energy

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Lisa Schwartz has been named director of the Oregon Department of Energy.

 

Better Bean overhauls packaging

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Portland-based Better Bean Company overhauled its packaging to use less plastic.

 

Grain terminal owners extend lockout deadline

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Northwest grain terminal owners extended their final contract offer to the longshore union until Dec. 8.

 

Gresham composting program going well

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Friday, November 30, 2012

Gresham's composting program has 36 business signed on in its first year.

 

Construction industry doesn't have enough workers

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Friday, November 30, 2012

The construction industry lost 2.2 million workers since 2007, and is still struggling with shortages.

 

Consumer spending in Oregon could fall $2.5B, White House says

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Consumer spending in Oregon could fall by $2.5 billion if Congress does not block a tax increase for middle class families in the state.

 
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