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Oregon gets mixed review for small business help

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Oregon is a great place to start a small business, but hiring costs for new employees are high, according to a new survey.

 

Proposed gillnetting ban pits fishermen against conservationists

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Conservation groups are banding together with wealthy sport fishermen on a proposed ban on gillnetting.

 

Oregon adds 6,900 jobs in May

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Oregon employers created one of every ten jobs in the U.S. in May.

 

Vestas CEO says U.S. wind market to fall 80 percent

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Vestas CEO Ditlev Engel says the U.S. wind turbine market is likely to fall by 80% next year because of an expiring tax credit.

 

Labor shortage gets worse

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Oregon cherry growers are experiencing labor shortages, along with farmers across the country.

 

Drive Oregon hands out EV grants

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

In the first round of a matching grant program, Drive Oregon handed out nearly $150,000 to programs that boost Oregon's electric vehicle cluster.

 

Portland entrepreneur invents sleeping device

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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Mark Tipperreiter left Intel to start Blanketbooster, a company that makes a collapsible rod to improve sleep.

 
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