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Non-tribal casino idea loses steam
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

The backers of a $500 million non-tribal casino proposed for the former dog-racing park in Wood Village appear to have given up on winning voter approval in 2008.

 

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Port of Portland picks up steam
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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Oregon’s principal port enjoyed record volumes in 2007, besting 2006 by 21% in containers, 19% in grain, 25% in mineral bulk and 20% in total tonnage.

 

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Retail vacancies rise in Portland
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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Downtown construction continues to push up retail vacancy rates as prospective retailers wait for completion of the disruptive activity.

 

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Sauvie Island businesses survive bridge blues
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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Sauvie Island businesses hunkered down to survive years of bridge restrictions that hammered their economy. What choice did they have?

 

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Startups: The beat goes on in Portland
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

The downturn, big or small, is here. The gloomy economic pronouncements are being made. And for a lot of tech startups in Silicon Forest, things couldn’t be better.

 

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