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A sustainable Oregon Business Plan
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The sixth annual Oregon Business Leadership Summit filled the Oregon Convention Center in early December with 1,000 business and political leaders who braved the year’s worst storm to listen, learn and think about the economic issues facing the state.

 

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Beaverton pushes shopping-cart ordinance
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

cartIf Beaverton city officials have their way, abandoned shopping carts will be retailers’ misfortunes and none of their own. The city could become the first in Oregon to pass an ordinance around a state law allowing cities to fine stores that fail to round up wayward shopping carts.

 

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Deal Watch: Local brothers brew a big merger
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

{safe_alt_text}Sometimes on the Deal Watch news desk we have to go with our hearts, not our heads, and spotlight a deal that isn’t the billion dollar tryst between a widget wonk and some equity investment raider.

 

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Former L-P CEO authors book about 'Mama'
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

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HARRY A. MERLO, the legendary (at least in Oregon) and controversial former chairman and CEO of Louisiana-Pacific Corp., has steadfastly kept his privacy since he was fired from the giant wood-products company in 1995.

 

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Photos that let you drink in the scenery
January 2008
Tuesday, January 01, 2008

{safe_alt_text}It started as an artsy social statement. Brian Belefant photographed scenes in Mexico through Coca-Cola to symbolize American culture and imperialism.

 

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