Liquor privatization campaign arises again in Oregon

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

An initiative campaign to privatize liquor sales could arise again in Oregon, grocery store lobbyists say.

 

Pacific Cargo Services sold in bankruptcy auction

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Troutdale-based Pacific Cargo Services was auctioned off in bankruptcy, leaving Washington and Oregon workers without weeks of pay.

 

Chirpify raises $4M

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Portland social media startup Chirpify raised an additional $4 million in backing from investors with ties to the NBA and record label Interscope.

 

CRAiLAR lands $3.5M in debentures

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Portland natural fiber goods maker CRAiLAR Technologies is close to getting $3.5 million in subordinated convertible debentures.

 

26 Portland firefighters get layoff notices

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

26 members of Portland Fire & Rescue received layoff notices under a new budget approved by the City Council.

 

Keen president leaves after one month

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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Portland footwear company Keen's president Mike Abbott is moving on after joining the company a month ago.

 

Plastic bag campaigns begin in Oregon

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

An effort to ban plastic bags in cities around Oregon is kicking off after a statewide ban failed in the Legislative session.

 
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