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Signs of hope for the Oregon economy. The State Employment Department says although the unemployment rate is up to 10.6%, the number of jobs has grown substantially. November was another month of strong jobs gains for Oregon.  The economy added 6300 jobs; 5900 of which were in the private in the private sector. Employment Economist Nick Beleiciks says the unemployment rate is slightly higher because more people are starting to look for jobs; and that's a sign of a recovering economy.

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  • Purcell Boulevard Northbound lane between Neff Road and Full Moon Drive (West side of the hospital) is closed until December 20th.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.