OSU gets $2M to study biofuel algae

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Oregon State University scientists landed a $2 million grant to study algae with the potential to make biofuel.

 

FedEx cuts outlook

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

FedEx says the global economy is worsening, and cut its forecast again.

 

Recession boosts seed company

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Cottage Grove-based Territorial Seed Co. is growing steadily as the weak economy has prompted more people to try growing and preserving their own food.

 

Occupy Wall Street turns one

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Some Oregon activists are observing the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

 

Bonneville Dam turns 75

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Hundreds of visitors gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

 

Nurses seek more help with mentally ill

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Nurses at the Salem and Portland Oregon State Hospital campuses are asking lawmakers for more help with the mentally ill.

 

Albany food program still in the red

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Despite finishing a three-year plan to become self-sufficient, Albany's food service program continues to run in the red.

 
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Modern design defines new Portland indoor market

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Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.

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Reader comments:

"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."


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