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Chilean firm buys Eugene plant

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Monday, June 11, 2012

A Chilean wood products firm is buying Flakeboard, a Canadian company with seven plants, including one in west Eugene.

 

Portland considers new hotel tax

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Monday, June 11, 2012

A proposal is headed to the Portland City Council to charge a 2 percent hotel tax to pay for tourism advertising.

 

Vernonia's new school to achieve LEED Platinum

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Vernonia's new school is expected to achieve LEED Platinum certification, even though it was built with a conventional school's budget.

 

ODOT works on Willamette River bridge

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Monday, June 11, 2012

Oregon Department of Transportation crews are working on the northbound crossing of the Willamette River Bridge project, their largest replacement project ever.

 

UnitedHealth to retain reform measures

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Monday, June 11, 2012

UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, said it will keep parts of President Obama's health care overhaul even if a Supreme Court ruling overturns them.

 

Corvallis HP workers weigh buyout

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Hundreds of Hewlett-Packard employees in Corvallis are weighing buyouts before the company slashes 8% of its worldwide work force.

 

Wyden introduces amendment that would legalize growing hemp

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Sen. Ron Wyden introduced an amendment to the federal farm bill that would allow farmers to grow the industrial variety of Cannabis.

 
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