Portland Metro Area

Portland Metro Area
Tigard approves social gaming
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Monday, July 08, 2013

The Tigard City Council approved a plan to allow businesses to host poker and other social gaming.

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Consumer Cellular hooks up seniors
July/August 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013

0713 Tactics 01The wireless-communications industry thrives on the latest and the greatest; witness the masses who camp out in front of Apple stores every year or so anticipating the newest iPhone. Consumer Cellular, a Tigard-based wireless service and phone provider, is not one of the trendsetters.

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West Coast port traffic by the numbers
July/August 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013

0713 FOB BTN 01The Port of Portland just can’t catch a break. If it’s not a dispute between unions or a grain-terminal lockout, then it’s an ugly kernel of genetically modified wheat prompting countries to halt all exports. In 2012 Portland was the 11th largest container port on the West Coast and one of only three, with Seattle, where traffic fell. And year-to-date through April, every unit and tonnage is down double digits — containers, grain, autos, break bulk — except one. Mineral bulk grew 20%.

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Oregon Zoo breaks attendance record
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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The Oregon Zoo had more than 1.67 million visitors last year, a record for its 125-year history.

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Galois wins $8.1M Air Force contract
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Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Portland's Galois won an $8.1 million contract to research and develop cyberwar plans with the Air Force.

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