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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales proposed a state sales tax to support the public school system.

 

OSU building $29M residence hall

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Oregon State University officials expect to break ground next year on a $29 million residence hall.

 

Mozilla wants to open Portland office

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

California nonprofit Mozilla, makers of the Firefox web browser, wants to open a Portland office.

 

Electricians, not longshoremen, get Port jobs

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board decided that union electricians, not longshoremen, are entitled to two jobs at the center of the recent dispute.

 

USDA buys meat from drought-stricken ranchers

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The USDA will use $170 million to buy meat from ranchers and farmers forced to reduced herds because of the drought.

 

Green trade show industry grows

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Greener, eco-friendly trade shows are growing in Oregon and beyond.

 

UO running out of room

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Monday, August 13, 2012

The University of Oregon's student body has risen 25% in six years, but the college hasn't added classrooms to accommodate the growth.

 
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