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Announcing the date of the 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon event

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Join us to celebrate and network with Oregon’s best green workplaces!

City announces plans for Portland summer-league baseball team

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Baseball is returning to Portland and city officials are hoping economic opportunity comes with it.

ZoomCare rolls out new on-demand health clinics

zoomcarethumbBY KIM MOORE |  OB RESEARCH EDITOR

Portland-based healthcare provider ZoomCare said it plans to “remake American healthcare” by expanding its on-demand urgent care model to emergency, surgery, dental and primary care, among others.

Grassroots movement pursues carbon bills

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A partnership of a grassroots environmental organization and a youth group is striving to build community and business support for carbon price legislation.

Tweeting Portland's State of the City address

Screen Shot 2015-01-30 at 3.08.19 PMBY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

For those who were working, here are a few highlights of Charlie Hales' State of the City address.

Streetfight

BY LINDA BAKER

On Friday, Uber switched on an app — and with one push of the button torpedoed Portland’s famed public process.

Crowdfunding 2.0

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A conversation with attorney Erich Merrill about the latest way to raise money from large groups of people.

Three problems with Obama's immigration order

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By now, anyone who knows about it has a position on President Obama’s executive order on immigration. The executive order is the outcome of failed attempts at getting a bill through the normal legislative process. Both Obama and his predecessor came close, but not close enough since the process broke down multiple times.

Healthcare pullback

112014-boehnercare-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

Each month for Oregon Business, we assess factors that are shaping current capital market activity—and what they mean to investors. Here we take a look at two major developments regarding possible rollbacks of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).