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August jobs report weak

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Friday, September 07, 2012

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.1% from 8.3% in July, but only because more people gave up looking for jobs.

 

Blumenauer calls for food cart cash mob

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Friday, September 07, 2012

Rep. Earl Blumenauer is calling for a "cash mob" at Portland food carts in advance of Paul Ryan's Monday Governor Hotel visit that could close nearby streets and businesses.

 

Restaurateurs optimistic about streetcar loop

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Friday, September 07, 2012

Some restaurateurs in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District think the arrival of the new streetcar loop this month will benefit the neighborhood.

 

Post office stays open by catering to brides

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Friday, September 07, 2012

The Bridal Veil post office stays open by issuing postmarks for wedding invitations.

 

Mining company cuts 31 workers

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Friday, September 07, 2012

Coos County's biggest mining company Oregon Resources Corporation cut 31 workers, due to slowing mineral demand.

 

Ashland bridge delays hurt businesses

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Friday, September 07, 2012

Construction delays on bridge work at exit 14 in Ashland are hurting local gas station owners by cutting off access.

 

Hillsboro business park bounces back

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Friday, September 07, 2012

After struggling through the economic downturn, the Tanasbourne West Annex in Hillsboro is rapidly filling up.

 
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