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Oregon farms doing well

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Willamette Valley farmers are experiencing a better summer season than in the past two years.

 

Poverty rising to highest since 1960s

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Monday, July 23, 2012

The U.S. poverty rate is on track to rise to the highest it's been since the 1960s.

 

Peet's Coffee taken private

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Peet's Coffee & Tea is being taken private for $977.6 million.

 

Judge denies contempt motion against longshoremen

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Judge Michael Simon declined to hold longshoremen at the Port of Portland in contempt.

 

Facebook promotes data center at OSCON

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Facebook's vice president for hardware design Frank Frankovsky spoke to attendees of the OSCON open source convention about the company's Oregon data center.

 

Oregon begins readying schools for earthquakes

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Oregon is begining to fund seismic retrofits for schools to prepare them for an upcoming Cascadia subduction fault earthquake.

 

Alima Pure grows

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Milwaukie-based natural cosmetics company Alima Pure is expanding.

 
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