Hospital jobs down, but sector steady

Planned layoffs by several Oregon health-care providers indicate that not even the state’s hospital workforce is immune to the weakened economy.
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Even the A.G. is pushing for job creation

It's no surprise given the state's alarming employment trends that one can hardly throw a shoe these days without hitting a politician who claims to be creating jobs.
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Economist Eric Fruits on Oregon’s jobless rate

Oregon's unemployment rate is among the highest in the country and is heading toward double digits. If employment does not improve, one out of every 10 Oregonians will be looking for work by the middle of the year.
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Good news for small papers

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Oregon is dominated by small daily and weekly papers. While they haven't dodged the recession's wrath,  in today's declining newspaper market smaller is turning out to be better.
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Housing downturn hits senior sector

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The ravaged condo and residential markets in Oregon have received most of the attention in the housing collapse, but the downturn, which has sapped many retirement funds, finally is reaching another housing sector: senior-living communities.
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Read it and don’t weep

s_RobinMy family landed on the Space Coast of Florida in 1968, bewildered Rust Belt astronauts trying to make their way.
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