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California-based Linear Technology Corp. is considering building a new computer chip factory next to its current facility in Camas, Wash.
It would be the first computer chip factory to be built in the Silicon Forest since 2003. A decision could be made by the end of the year, says chief executive Lothar Maiar.
Read the full story at OregonLive.com.
Three days after Goldman Sachs was charged with misleading and defrauding investors, Congressman Peter DeFazio is calling for a more thorough investigation of the bank's actions.
DeFazio and Maryland Congressman Elijah E. Cummings wrote a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Shapiro demanding a closer look into the scandal.
Read the full story at OregonLive.com.
The Association of American Medical Colleges is predicting a shortage of 150,000 doctors over the next 15 years.
And Henry Veldman, regional vice president of PeaceHealth Medical Group in Eugene, predicts that 300,000 of the 800,000 licensed physicians in America will retire within the next five years or so.
Read the full story at KATU.com.
The Portland-based Rose City Grand Tour runs from now through September, sending bikers through 20 cities in Oregon, Washington, Montana and Canada.
With as many as 500 bikers participating in the tour, the small-town businesses named as checkpoints are looking forward to a big boost in retail sales, dining and lodging.
Read the full story at the Statesman Journal.
The Tillamook Creamery Association, the Port of Tillamook Bay and other partners are gearing up for a feasibility study to see if cow carcasses can become a new energy source.
The study will determine whether a biodigester can convert the carcasses into methane gas, which in turn could be converted into electricity.
Read the full story at the Daily Journal of Commerce.
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Capital Pacific Bank, a Portland-based community bank serving businesses, professionals and nonprofit organizations, today announced that it has earned recognition as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community of socially responsible businesses. The bank is one of six financial institutions across the country to achieve B Corp status.
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