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Portland plans to remake its taxi industry

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Portland has never been a taxi city. Streetcars, bikes and light rail have captured our interest much more than the idea of being able to run curbside, hold out a hand and flag down a crosstown ride on the spot. Mayor Sam Adams would like to see that change.

 

Portland pop-ups begin holiday season

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Portlanders who already embrace the “shop local” and “eat local” ethos, can now “dress local” too.

 

Southern Oregon angel competition opens

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

The third round of the Southern Oregon Angel Investment Network competition is under way with an estimated $200,000 in seed capital for entrepreneurs and startup companies up for grabs.

 

Eugene builder stands up to tough times

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Some of Eugene’s most iconic structures were built by Chambers Construction, the company now led and owned by David Hilles: the Hult Center, the U.S. Bank tower, the University of Oregon Moshofsky Indoor Practice Facility and the UO Casanova Center football locker room.

 

ReVolt Technology files for bankruptcy

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Portland-based ReVolt Technology, which received support from taxpayers, officially filed for bankruptcy protection in Norway where the parent company is based.

 

Versalogic moving to Portland

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Eugene technology company Versalogic is moving its embedded computer manufacturing and operations business to the Portland area to tap into a larger pool of trained workers.

 

Oregon public universities graduate record number of students

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Oregon's seven public universities graduated 20,000 students in 2011-12, a record boosted by an 11% increase in bachelor's degrees.

 
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