Portland rents rise and vacancy falls

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Friday, July 06, 2012

Apartments are getting harder to find in the Portland area as vacancy falls and rents rise.

 

Another weak jobs report

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Friday, July 06, 2012

U.S. employers added 80,000 jobs in June, the third straight month of weak hiring.

 

Rail service eases transportation concerns

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Friday, July 06, 2012

High fuel prices and a truck shortage are making Oregon and Washington potato grower-shippers turn toward rail service and overseas markets.

 

OSU energy program grows in Bend

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

The Oregon State University - Cascades campus in Bend is expanding with a new program to train energy systems engineers.

 

Farmers turn to U-pick

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

With a looming labor shortage and high minimum wage increasing labor costs, many farmers are turning to U-pick to harvest their fruits and vegetables.

 

Hiring increased, early report says

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

A new report suggests employers increased hiring in June, adding 176,000 jobs.

 

Labor arbitrator tells longshoremen to speed up

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Thursday, July 05, 2012

A labor arbitrator told longshoremen at the Port of Portland to quit slowing down, a day after a federal judge ordered the same thing.

 
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