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Privatization hurting small Washington liquor stores

Washington's liquor privatization is causing small liquor stores to lose business, and not only by walk-in customers who can now buy liquor at grocery stores.

Mentor Graphics to pay dividends

Mentor Graphics will start paying a quarterly divided.

Eugene tech company going public

Eugene-based brain monitoring equipment maker Electrical Geodesics plans to go public on the London Stock Exchange.

Oregon tries luring California food processors

Oregon economic development specialists are headed to California for the second year, hoping to lure food processing companies north.

Erickson Air-Crane acquiring Brazilian firm

Erickson Air-Crane is close to landing a Brazilian helicopter firm that specializes in South and Central American gas and oil fields.

U.S. unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

U.S. unemployment fell to 7.7% in February from 7.9%.

Pendleton gets Portland developer to help with apartment shortage

The city of Pendleton gave a Portland developer 12 acres of land to build an 80-unit development to deal with a local apartment shortage.