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Oregon Economy Growth
4:44 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Oregon Has Evidence The Economy Continues To Improve

Oregon had almost 43,000 job vacancies this summer, according to a state survey.
Credit Andreas Klinke Johannsen / Flickr

There won’t be any state unemployment numbers coming out this week because of the government shutdown. But still, the Oregon Employment Department says it has evidence the economy continues to improve. 

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Oregon Employment
4:31 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Oregon's Unemployment Rate Falls To Eight Percent

Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.2 percent to 8 percent last month. That’s the lowest mark in nearly four years. Estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate nonfarm jobs rose by 3,700 in April.

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