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Oil seed for bio-fuels gives Oregon farmers a lift - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/28/2009 - 18:55

Oil seed for bio-fuels gives Oregon farmers a lift
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Doug Beghtel/The OregonianOregon canola sales have soared from $286,000 in 2006 to $1,176,000 last year. Kent Madison raises canola seed on his Eastern Oregon farm near Echo. Behind him is a truckload of the high-protein canola feed left over after ...

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Combine Destruction Derby, BBQ, parade this weekend in Banks - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/14/2009 - 11:26

Combine Destruction Derby, BBQ, parade this weekend in Banks
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
One of Washington County's most smashing good times is slated for this weekend, with the Banks Barbecue and Combine Destruction Derby at Sunset Park. The 10th annual Combine Destruction Derby is slated for 5 p.m. Sunday, with a car blow up to follow.

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Oregon Senate passes sex-education bill - OregonLive.com

Tue, 05/19/2009 - 00:16

Oregon Senate passes sex-education bill
OregonLive.com
A bill clarifying requirements for sex education in Oregon's public school won final passage in the Senate today with little debate. House Bill 2509 passed along party lines by a vote of 20-9 with all opposition from Republicans. The bill requires all ...

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Convict loses ruling in UP slaying A court rejects Deniz Aydiner's claim that ... - OregonLive.com

Thu, 05/14/2009 - 00:17

Convict loses ruling in UP slaying A court rejects Deniz Aydiner's claim that ...
OregonLive.com
The Oregon Court of Appeals rejected a Turkish man's claim that Portland police violated an extradition treaty by using "trickery and deceit" to get him to return to Portland where he was charged in the death of a University of Portland student. Deniz ...

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Bend loses Cessna plant Citing the recession and public anger, the small ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/29/2009 - 21:46

Bend loses Cessna plant Citing the recession and public anger, the small ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Few could have predicted that fury at Detroit executives for riding private jets would buffet central Oregon's free-falling economy months later. But the improbable fallout appeared Wednesday as Cessna Aircraft Co. -- whose sales have plummeted because ...

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Ex-pro wrestler dies in Vancouver - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/29/2009 - 21:46

Ex-pro wrestler dies in Vancouver
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Champion - Paul R. Perschmann, 56, was known as "Playboy Buddy Rose" Paul R. Perschmann, a professional wrestler better known as "Playboy Buddy Rose," died Tuesday in his Vancouver home, the Clark County medical examiner's office announced.

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Mexican farm expert lobbies for NAFTA change - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 04/15/2009 - 18:28

Mexican farm expert lobbies for NAFTA change
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Oaxaca, Mexico-based agriculture expert Baldemar Mendoza Jimenez works with rural communities that abide by a traditional form of self-organization, including a system of community service. But this system, Jimenez says, was nearly destroyed by the ...

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Officer awaiting backup is assaulted - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 03/11/2009 - 21:46

Officer awaiting backup is assaulted
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Police - The Northeast Precinct will look at the time it took to respond to the call for backup A Portland police officer was assaulted and knocked to the ground Sunday when she walked up to a man who was standing in the middle of a busy North Portland ...

Portland-area tae kwon do grandmaster pioneered sport in US Tae Hong Choi ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 03/10/2009 - 21:38

Portland-area tae kwon do grandmaster pioneered sport in US Tae Hong Choi ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
For years, Gordon Graaff had been sparring with -- and losing to -- his internationally heralded tae kwon do instructor, Tae Hong Choi. Finally, Graaff thought he was about to topple the master, he recalled, thinking back to the episode some 20 years ago.

Sunwest Management investors want judge disqualified in securities fraud case - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 03/10/2009 - 03:49

Sunwest Management investors want judge disqualified in securities fraud case
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The legal brawl over Sunwest Management took a surprising turn Monday when lawyers for Sunwest's lenders challenged the objectivity of U.S. District Judge Michael Hogan and demanded that he disqualify himself. Hogan is hearing the U.S. Securities and ...

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Portland architect Jeff Kovel plans project despite economy - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 02/25/2009 - 04:34

Portland architect Jeff Kovel plans project despite economy
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Jeff Kovel has seen the headlines about our tumbling economy. He's noticed the number of construction cranes dotting central Portland have dwindled to scarcely any. But Kovel, who heads Portland's Skylab Architecture, plans to go forward with a new ...

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Investment clubs dwindle as members ask to cash out - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 02/18/2009 - 21:41

Investment clubs dwindle as members ask to cash out
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
With jagged-line charts splayed on a screen up front, the six men sat down to study U.S. stocks. But the first order of business was to cash yet another member, Charles Toney, out of the club. "I make the motion to pay Toney off in cash," said one ...

Community-based VA clinic now in Hillsboro - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 02/13/2009 - 11:53

Community-based VA clinic now in Hillsboro
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
The Veterans Administration opened a new outpatient clinic in Hillsboro on Dec. 1, 2008, at 1925 NW Amber Glen Parkway. A $2 million renovation took former cubicles from a dot-com company and did an "Extreme Makeover" for military veteran care. Nearly ...

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Qualcomm to close office near - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 02/03/2009 - 21:29

Qualcomm to close office near
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Cell phone networking company Qualcomm Inc. plans to close its office near Tigard this year, company officials told employees Tuesday. San Diego-based Qualcomm employs about 70 in the office, according to an employee notified of the closure who asked ...

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Veteran team investigating Sam Adams sex scandal - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 02/03/2009 - 21:28

Veteran team investigating Sam Adams sex scandal
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Oregon Attorney General John Kroger, confronted by his first major investigation of a public official since taking office, has quietly assembled a veteran team to determine whether Portland Mayor Sam Adams committed any crimes by romancing a teenager.

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Bend's Summit 1031 Exchange goes bust - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 12/24/2008 - 00:12

Bend's Summit 1031 Exchange goes bust
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
A Bend firm specializing in tax-sheltered land deals has filed for bankruptcy after using millions of its customers' money to fund its owners' ventures, allegedly without permission. The owners of Summit 1031 Exchange acknowledged publicly this week ...

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Local author Art Honeyman, 68, dies while visiting Seattle - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 12/10/2008 - 00:04

Local author Art Honeyman, 68, dies while visiting Seattle
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Art Honeyman, 68, author, poet and most recently movie-star subject, died Monday in Seattle. He had been visiting friends. He was portrayed by British actor Michael Sheen in the movie "Music Within." Honeyman, who was born with cerebral palsy, battled ...

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Keith Brown Building Materials closes - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 00:06

Keith Brown Building Materials closes
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Keith Brown Building Materials, a Willamette Valley fixture for generations of homebuilders and do-it-yourselfers, closed its doors for the final time Tuesday. Company Chairman Brad Pence said the 80-year-old hardware store and lumber supplier couldn't ...

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FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sat, 11/22/2008 - 00:18

FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Oregon cranberries: A 360-degree look at the industry (interactive graphics, photos & video) 9:17 AM; • OPEC keeps oil production unchanged; prices likely to continue to fall 10:21 AM; • Black Friday 2014 survival guide 9:50 AM. OREGON BUSINESS ».

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Hospitals look into ways to prevent newborn falls - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 11/19/2008 - 01:09

Hospitals look into ways to prevent newborn falls
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
While nursing her baby in bed, the mother had fallen asleep and the newborn slipped out of her arms and fell to the floor. A CT scan and physical exam showed the baby was fine, but the unsettling accident prompted nurses and doctors at Providence ...

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