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Homebuilder confidence hits five-year high

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

U.S. homebuilder confidence is at a five-year high, with many hoping that sales of new homes will strengthen this year.

 

Oregon Country Fair brings business to Veneta

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Monday, July 16, 2012

The 43rd Oregon Country Fair meant big business for vendors and nearby Veneta shops.

 

Credit union merger called off

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Monday, July 16, 2012

A planned merger of two Portland-area credit unions—St. Helens Community and Wauna FCU—is on the rocks.

 

Florence group upset about Dunes project

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Monday, July 16, 2012

A group of Florence citizens are banding together to oppose mining on Heceta Beach dunes.

 

Economists pessimistic about short-term growth

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Economists are gloomy about growth because of Europe's financial crisis and the prospect of major federal spending cuts.

 

Parents cut college spending

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Families have pulled back on college spending in the past year due to rising higher education costs.

 

Businesses increase stockpiles

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Monday, July 16, 2012

U.S. companies added to their stockpiles in May but sales fell again.

 
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