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Graphic recorders growing

Portland's Nitya Wakhlu records meetings and presentations in visual form as a full-time graphic recorder, part of the growing realm of facilitators.

Starbucks backs farmers loan fund

Starbucks is backing a new fund to provide long-term loans to farmers. 

Sarah Jessica Parker to help Portland's King School

Portland's King School is one of eight nationwide chosen for an Obama administration arts education initiative.

Controversial transportation bill could extend county payments

A stalled transportation bill passed the House, which could lead to renewed county timber payments.

Firm to close Eugene factory

H.B. Fuller will close six newly-acquired adhesives factories, including one in Eugene.

Nike unveils Twitter program for shoe releases

Nike has introduced a new system called Twitter RSVP to manage product launches, ending the practice of standing in line for new releases.

Oregon venture capital activity slows

Oregon venture capital activity slowed in the first quarter.