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'Invest For Who You Are' And More Advice For Millenials' Financial Future

NPR | May 29, 2016

Financial adviser Jude Boudreaux talks with three millenials: Amanda Jones, Kaylie Burns Gahagan and Austin Prater, about how coming of age during the recession impacts their financial plans now.

Hillsboro's FEI Being Bought By Massachusetts Company

OPB | May 27, 2016

One of the states biggest businesses, FEI, is being bought by a Massachusetts company for more than $4 billion.

With Shuttles Gone, Private Ventures Give Florida's Space Coast A Lift

NPR | May 27, 2016

Five years after NASA's shuttle program ended, a new Florida aerospace industry is beginning to take shape. Firms, from those making jets to tiny Internet satellites, are adding factories and jobs.

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Business Of Disaster: Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After Sandy

NPR | May 25, 2016 3:19 p.m.

More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS' Frontline investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.

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Efforts To Ban Oil Projects In Vancouver Move Forward

OPB | May 25, 2016 10:20 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The city of Vancouver’s planning commission voted Tuesday to prohibit future crude oil storage facilities.

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Microsoft Cuts 1,850 Jobs In Troubled Mobile Unit

AP | May 25, 2016 9:09 a.m. | New York

The company acquired Nokia's phone business in 2014, seeking to capitalize on and the fast-growing industry, but by last summer it was slashing the value of that business and it eliminated 26,000 jobs.

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Going There: The Future Of Water

NPR | May 25, 2016 7:26 a.m.

Western states like Colorado are balancing competing demands for waterways. When recreation, agriculture and civic interests find themselves at odds, how can water resources be divided fairly?

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Proposed Longview Coal Terminal Gets Public Grilling, Props

OPB | May 24, 2016 5:38 p.m. | Longview, Washington

Hundreds of people from Oregon and Washington gathered at a public hearing in Longview, Wash., Tuesday to offer their views on the proposed Millennium Coal Terminal.

Economy | Nation

For First Time In 130 Years, More Young Adults Live With Parents Than With Partners

NPR | May 24, 2016 4:26 p.m.

Living with mom and/or dad is more popular than any other form of living arrangement among Americans age 18-34, the Pew Research Center says.

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As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

NPR | May 24, 2016 12:46 p.m.

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.

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A Warming World Means Less Water, With Economic Consequences

NPR | May 24, 2016 12:05 p.m.

We know that climate change will make water scarcer. But it could also have big economic impacts, Richard Damania of the World Bank says.

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Monsanto Calls Bayer's $62 Billion Takeover Offer 'Financially Inadequate'

NPR | May 24, 2016 11:54 a.m.

But the St. Louis-based seed company makes clear it's still willing to negotiate with the German chemical and pharmaceutical giant.

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Corporate Tax Hike Likely Headed To Oregon Voters

AP | May 24, 2016 9:45 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.