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A direct route to Japan
High Five
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Port of Portland signed a new deal that will give exporters a direct line to Japanese ports, starting in July.

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Back from bankruptcy
High Five
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Legend Homes, one of Portland's largest building companies, is emerging from bankruptcy after two years.

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Jobs Watch: The Boyle plan
Ben Jacklet
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

ben-blogNo, Tim Boyle is NOT moving Columbia Sportswear to Chicago or anywhere else. His notoriously tough mother, Gert, isn't going anywhere either. As for his first grandchild (her first great-grandchild), the Boyle plan is to keep him in Oregon as well, or more specifically, to create a future Oregon so full of opportunity that he won't want to live anywhere else.

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Businesses appeal river plan
High Five
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Portland Harbor businesses are appealing the newly adopted River Plan, claiming that it violates land use planning laws.

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Editor's Notes: Closing the poverty gap
Robin Doussard
Monday, May 10, 2010

robin-BLOGThe recession destroyed more than 8 million jobs. And while a federal report issued last week showed that the nation gained back 290,000 of those jobs in April, it will be a long time before the economy will be able to soak up the millions who are unemployed.

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