Reactions mixed to Eugene bag ban

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Eugene City Council's decision to ban plastic bags received a mixed reception from local consumers.

 

Lane County unemployment falls

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Unemployment fell almost one full percentage point to 8.5% in Lane County as several sectors added jobs.

 

Eugene bans plastic bags

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Eugene City Council approved a ban on thin plastic bags from all the city's retailers.

 

Toyota buys Oregon forklift attachment manufacturer

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Toyota Industries acquired Fairview-based forklift attachment manufacturer Cascade Corporation for $759 million.

 

Portland home values up 4.8 percent

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Portland-area home prices have rebounded 4.8% in the last year, the biggest year-over-year gain since April 2007.

 

Chirpify brings social commerce to Instagram

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Portland startup Chirpify expanded its service of enabling financial transactions from Twitter to Instagram.

 

Portland No. 3 for clean tech

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Portland ranks third for clean technology leadership among U.S. metro areas.

 
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