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Mentor Graphics renominates only one of Icahn's directors

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Mentor Graphics renominated only one of the three board members that Carl Icahn nominated to the company's board last year.

 

AT&T closing Portland call center

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

AT&T Mobility will close a Portland call center this summer, cutting 86 jobs.

 

Clackamas County, Milwaukie reach sewer agreement

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Clackamas County and Milwaukie have reached a tentative agreement on a new 25-year sewer contract.

 

Wetlands set aside for threatened species

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Managers of an Eagle Point vernal pool habitat are practicing strategic grazing to balance the needs of grazing cattle and threatened fairy shrimp.

 

Solar tariffs may be a job killer

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Domestic solar manufacturers tout import tariffs on Chinese solar cells as a job creator, but some analysts say the opposite may be true.

 

BoltBus unveils Portland-Seattle service

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

 

BoltBus will make its West Coast debut May 17 with four daily trips between Portland and Seattle.

 

Homeownership hits 15-year low

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

U.S. homeownership fell to its lowest level since 1997 in the year's first quarter.

 
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