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The World Cup is all over but the shouting between Nike and Adidas about who had the more successful tournament.
The state experienced its first jobs setback in nearly a year last month, when analysts say the economy lost 4,300 jobs.
The PC market is much stronger than observers have expected -- instead of declining, sales in
UCLA, Adidas unveil Bruins' alternate football uniform
The "LA Steel" look, as Adidas calls it, marks the first gray uniform in school history.
Nike's Derek Jeter ad was latest example of captain's marketability
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got a
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Oregon businesses say they have most openings in six years
Yet many of the most common openings were low-skill and low-wage positions, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday by the Oregon Employment Department.
Oregon's timber harvest reaches highest level in 7 years, but remains well below historic peak
Yet the upward trend may slow this year, state officials say.
Intel: Let spouses of H-1B immigrant employees work, too
Intel received 1,455 new and renewed H-1B visas in 2012 for the whole company, equivalent to 3 percent of its total U.S. work force.
Walgreens' plans for drive-thru draws opposition in Northeast Portland's up-and-coming Roseway neighborhood
The residents -- most of whom are young and have families -- aren't just fighting one development: They are fighting to create the kind of walkable, locally owned neighborhood Portland celebrates.
LaCrosse Footwear acquires White's Boots of Spokane
LaCrosse Footwear Inc. of Portland announced Wednesday it has acquired Spokane footwear brand White's Boots. White's, a company founded in Virginia before the Civil that has long made boots for miners and loggers, will continue to operate its factory in Spokane, said...
Oregon venture capital finally picks up, buoyed by big deals
Nearly half of this year's money has to two companies on rapid growth curves.
Portland's Vigor Industrial will overhaul Navy sub tender under $17 million contract
Navy taps Portland company for regular overhaul of the USS Emory S Land
-- Elliot Njus