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Key obstacles block Arizona-Mexico fence construction

PHOENIX, Ariz. – A committee that is raising money to build a new fence on the Arizona-Mexico border will face a crippling reality check when it comes to the two things it needs most – money and land. The state’s ...

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15-year loans popular among refinancers in U.S. (access required)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mortgage rates hit near record lows recently when nervous consumers and international investors rushed to buy United States treasury bonds. As a result, more people are moving to refinance. Roy Clennan, president of Colorado mortgage brokerage ...

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Oregon Fred Meyer store gets solar panels (access required)

The Fred Meyer store that opened in Wilsonville, Ore., this month features the same goods as the company’s other 130 stores, but it is the first one to feature solar panels. Five hundred aluminum solar panels manufactured by REC Solar were ...

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Nonresident California workers entitled to overtime under state law (access required)

Nonresident employees of a California software company were entitled to overtime under state law for work performed within the state, the California Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 9th Circuit. The plaintiffs were employed to ...

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Supreme Court scorecard: Another losing year for the 9th Circuit (access required)

 Some Supreme Court watchers say the U.S. Supreme Court has rarely met a 9th Circuit opinion that it wouldn’t love to overturn. This past term, that trend seems to show little signs of abating. According to the Los Angeles Times, ...

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Wind industry, BPA still at odds over wind decision in Oregon (access required)

Activity within the northwest transmission system this season has sparked widespread debate, culminating in complaints against the Bonneville Power Administration’s decision to curtail wind production. The week of July 18, the BPA and others issued responses to the wind-industry’s complaint. ...

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Construction employment outpacing other fields in Oregon (access required)

Construction employment continues to edge up slightly in Oregon, even as employment as a whole in the state stays in a holding pattern. Out of the 800 jobs added throughout the month of June in Oregon, 200 of them were ...

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