04.16.12 The Afternoon Delight

Dozens of runners felled by record-breaking heat in Boston Marathon


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Lane County Budget and Financial Planning – A public meeting of the Lane County Budget Committee to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013, will be held in Harris Hall, ground floor, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012, at 5:30 pm.


Oregon No. 18 for average annual pay. Do you make more than the state average?

Social Madness: Converting friends, followers into customers – A key part of any social media strategy is to identify your industry’s influencers.

How to Stop Blabbing About Innovation and Start Doing It – If your business can’t innovate, it won’t survive when the startup in the garage across town that doesn’t have to answer to your shareholders does all the things legal has been telling you that you can’t do


Newton: How L.A.’s shortfall adds up – Villaraigosa’s ability to bring the city’s budget under control is constrained by two key decisions made earlier in his tenure.

Signature gathering in swing for 8 proposed Oregon initiatives – Eight different initiatives are being circulated in Oregon now. Two pro-marijuana measures and a petition prohibiting new real estate transfer fees are the closest to making the ballot.

Moneyball and the HR Department – The human resources department is known for being touchy-feely, but in the age of big data, it’s becoming a bit more cold and analytical.

Top three finalists named in Sherwood’s city manager search – Tom Pessemier is among the top three finalists in Sherwood’s city manager search.In addition to the city’s current interim city manager, Joseph Gall, city administrator of Fairview, Ore., and Ronald Foggin, interim city administrator of Lehi, Utah, will be interviewed on Tuesday.

Stafford Triangle urban reserve spurs heated debate – A 4,000-acre chunk of open green space, forestland, wetlands and rolling hills may soon be set aside for urban growth, and interested parties have dramatically different opinions whether that’s a good thing.

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