Nike drops Lance Armstrong

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A week after doping evidence was made public, Nike terminated Lance Armstrong's contract, as he also stepped down as chairman of Livestrong, his cancer foundation.

 

Evraz reopening Portland steel mill

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Oregon Steel Mills owner Evraz North America plans to reopen a previously shuttered Portland steel mill, hiring 200 workers to make oil and natural gas pipe.

 

Boise shutting down St. Helens paper machine

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Boise is shutting down its remaining paper machine at its St. Helens mill, eliminating 106 jobs.

 

Rural Oregon residents take the law into their own hands

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A group of Josephine County residents are guarding their community themselves, as the sheriff's department has been reduced drastically by budget cuts.

 

Conscious Commuter in Lexus design challenge

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Portland-based Conscious Commuter's fold-up electric bike is a finalist in a Lexus design challenge.

 

Housing construction hits 4-year high

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

U.S. builders started construction on single-family homes and apartments in September at the fastest rate since July 2008.

 

Oregon job growth slows

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Oregon lost 7,900 jobs in September, after six straight months of job gains.

 
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