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Lents neighborhood sees improvements from homeless camping impacts
Author: Lyndsey Hewitt
ODOT-owned I-205 Multi-Use Path still has problems though, residents say, due to gap in city and state rules.

The Southeast neighborhood of Lents appears to have slowly recovered from the effects of what some have called the largest homeless encampment in the United States along the Springwater Corridor Trail last ...

Portland Business News

How an MBA powers a career in assisted living
Author: Content provided by Marylhurst University
Colby Strunk could not believe his eyes. But there it was, a letter of offer from one of the largest health care providers in the Northwest, asking him to consider becoming its next executive director of an assisted living and memory care community. “The power of an MBA,” Strunk said with a smile, because he knew it was more than his education that had attracted their attention. Strunk’s efforts as marketing director at Tanner Spring Assisted Living helped to increase occupancy at the West…
Why going green gives your business a competitive advantage
Author: Content provided by Marylhurst University
Twenty years ago, much of the corporate talk about "going green” was around how cost-prohibitive it was. About 10 years ago, companies began to shift their thinking, seeing a benefit to embracing sustainable practices while establishing a competitive advantage with consumers. Strategic-minded businesses have realized they can no longer afford to put profits ahead of the environment. A 2014 Nielsen study found that 55 percent of global consumers are so passionate about the planet and its people…

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Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Danish police say a DNA test from a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matches with missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on a private submarine....
Iran extends reach with fight for land link to Mediterranean
BEIRUT (AP) -- Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria's central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, through Iraq and all the way to the Mediterranean and providing it unhindered land access to its allies in Syria and Lebanon for the first time....
Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals
WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns about massive voter suppression should its practices become the national standard....
US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed
TOKYO (AP) -- The commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific this year, two U.S. officials said Wednesday....
Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....
Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech
PHOENIX (AP) -- A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers....
Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes
LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) -- From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren - a craggy world of snow-capped peaks and glaciers surrounded by a sea of floating ice even in the midst of summer....

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