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Romanian immigrants dominate adult foster care niche
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010

0710_Romanian01Some 85% of the 900 adult foster homes in metropolitan Portland are owned by first- and second-generation Romanians. “They dominate the industry here,” says Grover Simmons, a lobbyist for the Independent Adult Foster Home Association of Oregon.

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New dye could help police fight crime
July 2010
Thursday, June 24, 2010

0710_next01Rob Strongin’s work developing chemically complex dyes has led him from cancer to crime. Strongin, a professor of chemistry at Portland State University, made the transition after the Orange County Sheriff’s Department asked him to develop a dye that could make fingerprints on bloody surfaces show up more clearly.

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Death with Dignity, for a price
High Five
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A Portland psychiatrist plans to open End of Life Consultants LLC., a business which aims to help patients end their lives.
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FLIR: War zone to oil spill
High Five
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
The Gulf Coast oil spill has opened a new market for a Wilsonville company that produces night-vision equipment.
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Timbers season ticket sales spike
The Latest
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

thelatestThe Portland Timbers have snagged 1,000 season ticket deposits over the past 10 days for their 2011 Major League Soccer inaugural season, as World Cup buzz intensifies and Oregon fans look forward to hitting the big time next April.

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