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Corvallis HP workers weigh buyout

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Hundreds of Hewlett-Packard employees in Corvallis are weighing buyouts before the company slashes 8% of its worldwide work force.

 

Wyden introduces amendment that would legalize growing hemp

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Sen. Ron Wyden introduced an amendment to the federal farm bill that would allow farmers to grow the industrial variety of Cannabis.

 

Nike, Adidas Euro jerseys contain hazardous chemicals

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Friday, June 08, 2012

A European consumer watchdog group said many jerseys in the Euro 2012 tournament contain harmful toxic substances.

 

Oregon to tax prepaid phones for 911 funds

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Oregon plans to extend a tax for 911 service to prepaid cellular phones, a growing service.

 

Deschutes Forest project could make geothermal energy affordable

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Seattle-based AltaRock Energy is beginning a $43.8 million geothermal project in the Deschutes National Forest.

 

Rentrak teaming with Chinese company

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Friday, June 08, 2012

Portland-based Rentrak announced it will team with a Chinese company to launch the first-ever census of China's TV habits.

 

Wholesale stockpiles grow

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Friday, June 08, 2012

U.S. wholesale businesses restocked faster in April, due to a strong gain in sales.

 
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