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Oregon adjusts to neighboring privatized liquor sales

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

With Washington entering free-market liquor sales June 1, Oregon liquor officials are hoping high-end and locally-distilled products will keep state sales competitive.

 

Metro Portland unemployment drops

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Portland area's unemployment rate fell to 7.9% in March from 9.4% in March 2011.

 

Salem attracts call centers

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Although Portland draws major employers such as Nike and Intel, Salem attracts call centers, researchers found.

 

Restaurateurs spotlight sustainable oysters

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Two Portland restaurateurs are opening their second restaurant with a focus on local, sustainably farmed oysters.

 

Portland Farmers Market forms nonprofit

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Portland Farmers Market is forming a companion nonprofit to expand a program that matches SNAP funds for low-income shoppers.

 

Chirpify lands $1.3M in backing

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Portland startup Chirpify has raised $1.3 million in venture backing.

 

Portland home prices set new low

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

U.S. and Portland-area home prices fell in February, setting a new low since the housing bubble.

 
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