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As I wrote this column, there was ice on the ground in Oakland and snow on the hills. The sun was bright and inviting but it was 32 degrees out.

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Do you dream of running your own business, but don’t know how to get started? Then Umpqua GrowthTalks may be for you. The informal, free talks are produced by the Umpqua Economic Development Partnership and designed for people who want to start a business, already own one or want to support …

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Any time a store in the area closes, especially one that has been around for 15 years like Pier 1 Imports in the Garden Valley Shopping Center, there is a tendency to read a lot into it.

View detailed reports of major stock indexes and look up specific symbols.

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In 2018, Oregon women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $808, or 82% of the $985 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this week.

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The Internal Revenue Service has announced that the nation’s tax season will start for individual tax return filers on Monday, Jan. 27, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2019 tax year returns.

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A popular Roseburg marijuana dispensary is being fined nearly $6,000 after it was caught violating several state regulations, including advertising its products to minors by posting images of the cartoon characters Scooby-Doo and Shaggy on its Facebook page.

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For the past two Sundays, this section of The News-Review has featured my predictions for what the biggest business stories will be in 2020. Now it’s time to turn to people who actually have direct insight into these business stories.

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As program manager for the United Community Action Network food bank in Roseburg, Sarah McGregor recognizes the importance of dry goods to help tide families over during hard times.

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With the decade ending and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what the economic landscape will look like next year. Here are my predictions for the top business stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numbers 1-10 appear below; num…

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A few weeks ago I sat in on an early morning webinar titled “A New Vision and Future for Chambers of Commerce” by Roger Brooks. It was very informative and was hosted by Henry Stevens with the Bring Em In Committee.

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TR CITY — The McDonald’s here was the place to be Saturday night, and it was not because of the Big Mac’s, fries or clean bathrooms (although those did come in handy).

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Getting to the Cheryl Ford Center, Wildlife Safari’s new events and education venue, is a bit of an adventure in itself.

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It’s been three years since Roseburg passed an ordinance regulating operations at dispensaries, but it looks like city officials are set to revisit the matter.

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It’s that time of year when most everyone’s electrical usage begins to increase. Is there an explanation for it? Always. But breaking through the language barrier and communicating the reasons in non-industry language is part of the answer.

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A Eugene-based forest products company that has a large footprint in Douglas County dating back 30 years is celebrating the planting of its 40-millionth tree.

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Plans for a theme park in Sutherlin, which local officials hoped would give a much-needed economic boost to the region, have been derailed after 2 1/2 years in the works.

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Brooke Communications, a Roseburg-based broadcasting company that owns several radio stations, has expanded its portfolio and broadened its reach with the purchase of a Canyonville station.

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We’re all familiar with the images of Black Friday: Long lines outside stores, swarms of customers fighting over items on sale, long lines at the checkout counter.

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With the decade about to end and 2020 on the horizon, this is a good time to dust off the crystal ball and make some predictions for what I expect the economic landscape to look like next year. Here are what I believe will be the top business/economic stories for Douglas County in 2020. Numb…

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When pro-business lobbyist J.L. Wilson spoke to members of the Roseburg Area Chamber of Commerce this week he was up front about his main objective, the same one he has pretty much every time he speaks to such groups.

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A woman who worked as a clerk at a Roseburg market is suing the market and its manager for creating a hostile work environment that reportedly included acts of sexual assault and battery, and sexual harassment against her.