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Advocates work toward home birth reform

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Health safety advocates are working with the Oregon Health Licensing Agency toward reform for home births.

 

Precision Castparts acquires two more companies

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Portland-based Precision Castparts announced it will acquire two more companies, the latest in a recent string of acquisitions.

 

Vanport International tailors lumber to Japanese market

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Vanport International is one of the few Northwest companies that has mastered milling lumber to Japan's exacting metric specifications.

 

Dairy industry prepares raw milk crackdown

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Monday, May 21, 2012

The Oregon Dairy Farmers Association is gathering legislators and producers to discuss a possible crackdown on sales of unpasteurized raw milk.

 

Oregon auto dealers report growth

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Oregon lost 300 auto dealers in the last four years, but those remaining are finally seeing an upswing.

 

Economists more optimistic about jobs, housing

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Monday, May 21, 2012

U.S. economists are growing more optimistic about recovery in the job and housing markets.

 

More men join women-dominated job fields

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Over the last decade, men have increasingly joined job fields traditionally dominated by women.

 
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With the increasing retirements of Baby Boomers, a massive real estate shift has created a significant increase in demand for NNN properties. The result? Increased demand has triggered higher prices and lower yields.


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Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

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When business intersects with family, a host of  situations can arise. Without a clear vision and careful planning, hard-earned investments can become stressful burdens.


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Attack of the Robin Sages

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Named after the 2010 experiment by Thomas Ryan, "Robin Sages" are fake social media profiles designed to encourage linking and divulging valuable information.


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