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Governor mediates public radio battle

Kitzhaber seeks two month grace period to cool disupte between Southern Oregon University and Jefferson Public Radio Foundation decrease most in 4 years

Job openings in the U.S. decreased in April by the most in almost four years, the latest sign that the labor market is cooling.

CrowdCompass sells for $10 million

Portland startup CrowdCompass, which makes smartphone apps for conferences, plans to announce this morning that it has sold its business to a Virginia software company called Cvent for $10 million.

Chirpify courts politicians

Portland's Chirpify -- whose technology enables purchases on Twitter, with a single Tweet -- is teaming up with an online campaign consulting firm to court politicians.

Golden Temple execs must return $36 million

Kartar Singh Khalsa and four other executives who wrongfully assumed 90 percent ownership in Eugene food company Golden Temple in a 2007 restructuring must return more than $36 million to a court-appointed receiver, according to a court order.

Eugene entrepreneur realizes dream

Brian Obie has been a part of Eugene’s business and civic life for half a century. As he approached age 70, Obie launched into making a long-held dream a reality, and began work on his first hotel, the luxury Inn at the 5th.

SOREDI turns 25

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary this week.