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Eugene entrepreneur realizes dream

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Brian Obie has been a part of Eugene’s business and civic life for half a century. As he approached age 70, Obie launched into making a long-held dream a reality, and began work on his first hotel, the luxury Inn at the 5th.

 

SOREDI turns 25

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. celebrates its 25th anniversary this week.

 

Bonamici says debris is ‘wake-up call’

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

With increasing amounts of debris apparently coming from the Japanese tsunami and washing ashore on Oregon’s and Washington’s coast, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici wants federal, state and local agencies to step up efforts.

 

Market dictates Pearl housing plans

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Development is driven by demand, and Astor Pacific’s latest project in the Pearl District in Portland is no exception.

 

Homebuilders gain optimism

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is at a five-year high according to their naitonal association.

 

Fed turns to risk-management approach

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Monday, June 18, 2012

U.S. Federal Reserve officials may adapt a new strategy to encourage growth by focusing on risks.

 

Millionaires on the rise again

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Monday, June 18, 2012

 After declines in 2008 and 2009, the IRS says the number tax filers earnng a million or more jumped in 2010.

 
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