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Racial disparity in Oregon unemployment

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New data from the Oregon Employment Department indicates a major racial disparity in the state's unemployment rates.

 

Housing supply still low

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Portland-area home listings dropped by 29% in the first two weeks of 2013 compared to 2012.

 

Microsoft to open downtown Portland store

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Microsoft has submitted plans to develop a downtown Portland site just one block away from Apple's planned big new retail store.

 

Portland home to five of 100 best beer bars

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Draft Magazine's annual America's 100 Best Beer Bars includes five Portland watering holes.

 

Corvallis man still working at 100

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Chuck Wilson continues to work six days a week at his family's Corvallis Ford dealership despite being 100 years old.

 

Newport getting marine energy center

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center plans to build its first utility-scale wave energy test site in the U.S. in Newport.

 

Vigor buys country's largest floating drydock

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Portland-based ship repair firm Vigor Industrial has agreed to buy the largest floating drydock in the country for $40 million.

 
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