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Monday, June 04, 2012

Companies placed 0.6% fewer orders to U.S. factories in April for the second straight month of decline.

 

Weak jobs report weakens economic outlook

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Friday, June 01, 2012

U.S. employers created only 69,000 jobs in May, the fewest in a year. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose.

 

Walmart's first West Coast grocery stores open in Portland area

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Friday, June 01, 2012

Walmart opened its first West Coast standalone grocery stores in West Linn and Beaverton, and plans to open a third in Gresham in August.

 

Land-use restrictions relaxed

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Friday, June 01, 2012

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed an executive order that will allow three southern Oregon counties to develop on farm and forest land.

 

Conservation groups sue government over logging

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Friday, June 01, 2012

Three conservation groups filed a suit saying Oregon state government's logging on state-owned forests is harming marbled murrelets.

 

Green Diamond Sand expands

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Friday, June 01, 2012

Green Diamond Sand makes 40 varieties of a special sand project and sells six times the amount of sand it did 14 years ago.

 

Price major factor in Washington liquor privatization

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Friday, June 01, 2012

Oregon liquor officials say privatized liquor sales in Washington could bring some buyers to Oregon due to new high prices.

 
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