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Sam Naito works full time at age 90
January 2011
Thursday, December 16, 2010
0111_ATS17From his small, modest office on Northeast Airport Way in Portland, Sam Naito works five days a week at Made in Oregon, the iconic company he started 35 years ago. That a legend of Oregon business still puts in a full week as he is about to turn 90 would surprise no one who knows the Naito family.
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The State We're In: Wheat prices rise
January 2011
Thursday, December 16, 2010
0111_Indicators01In August, after Russia halted wheat exports due to severe drought, cash bids jumped for wheat shipped through Portland.
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PSU prof invents Parkinson's monitor
January 2011
Thursday, December 16, 2010
0111_Next01Measuring the severity of Parkinson’s disease is difficult, which leaves doctors adjusting medications by “eyeballing” symptoms. James McNames, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Portland State University, thinks a little more precision might help.
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Adams seeks software industry
High Five
Thursday, December 02, 2010
Mayor Sam Adams says he's made Portland's software companies a key focus of his economic planning.
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Food carts under scrutiny
High Five
Thursday, December 02, 2010
Portland Commissioner Randy Leonard said he has asked building inspectors to make illegal food cart decks and patios a top priority.
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