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U.S. economy expands in second quarter

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The U.S. economy expanded more than previously estimated in the second quarter, boosted by consumer spending and exports.

 

Walmart getting Portland's largest green roof

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Construction on a new 90,000-square-foot Walmart in North Portland has begun. The store will have a 40,600-square-foot green roof.

 

Vestas considers Mitsubishi cooperation

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Vestas Wind Systems said it is in discussions with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to consider a "potential strategic cooperation."

 

Organic hop acres rising

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The number of organic hop acres is rising, ahead of a new rule that removes hops from a national list of non-organic ingredients that can be used in organic products.

 

Cooling coal emissions could help air quality

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

A team of University of Oregon physicists found that cooling coal-fired power plants' emissions could drop the levels of dangerous chemicals in the air.

 

New home construction improves

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The Portland area's homebuilding market is the strongest it's been since 2008.

 

Mobile cannery helps microbreweries

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Portland entrepreneur starts mobile cannery to help microbreweries afford canning their beers.

 
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