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Umpqua Bank buying Circle Bank

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Umpqua Holdings plans to buy Novato, California-based Circle Bancorp for $25 million.

 

Food cart owners go brick and mortar

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Many food cart owners are making the change to traditional indoor restaurants, because of the benefits of a stable location and ability to sell liquor.

 

Brewers consider fluoridation debate

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Some of Portland's craft brewers say fluoridation won't affect their beer's taste, but they have concerns about public perception.

 

Clark County wineries become tourism destinations

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Clark County's fledgling commercial wine industry has grown from three to 14 wineries in a few years, and is quickly becoming a tourism destination.

 

New Bandon creamery breaks ground

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Thursday, August 30, 2012

Officials broke ground on the new Face Rock Creamery factory and retail shop on the site of the former Bandon Cheese Factory that closed 10 years ago.

 

Oregon economy on the mend, but outlook is pessimistic

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Oregon's tax revenues are $80 million ahead of projections for the current two-year budget, but economists say the outlook for the next two years is more pessimistic.

 

Higher PERS costs expected next year

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Public employers will pay a lot more next year toward their employees' retirements—an average of 21% of payroll.

 
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