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Small firms pound pavement for big deals

NEW YORK — When a small business can boast having big clients like Wal-Mart and Procter & Gamble, their peers often want to know how they did it.

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Domino’s offers ‘Pizza Theater’

Restaurant will now have 40-seat dining room

Word on the Street: The fleas are coming to town

OK, not actual fleas: Breezeway Boutique Antique Market is organizing a monthly flea market one Sunday a month during May, June, July and August in the parking lot area outside the shop’s back door. The first event is planned May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public as sellers and buyers. “We’re limiting the spaces,” said co-owner Terry Lee. “It will be first-come, first-served in getting a space.”

The Dalles Chamber of Commerce awards grant

The Dalles Chamber of Commerce Board has awarded a $2,000 grant to the Fort Dalles Fourth Family Festival organization in response to its TRT Grant Request.

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Albertsons parent Cerberus to buy Safeway

Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of several supermarket chains.

Guard Supporters

McDONALDS’S AND C.H. URNESS MOTORS were honored recently by the Oregon National Guard and Employer Support for Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the support of the local Guard company, Alpha Company 3-116 Cavalry and the Family Readiness Group that supports Guard members and their families.

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Anana’s closes March 31

Shop open Wednesday through Saturday until end of month

Word on the Street: Identity theft can happen to you

Hacked off: I was pondering what book to read to lull me to sleep last night when I had the random thought, “Gee, it’s been a few weeks, I wonder if my tax refunds had arrived yet?”

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Odor is key topic at Amerities permit event

Railroad tie plant is up for air discharge permit renewal

Word on the Street: Stay home and act like a weekender

All around you: In our heads, we know we live in a world-class tourist destination.

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Allstate welcomes new owners

Schwarzbach’s varied career brings him back home

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Window display: This is your brain on art

Bright splatter painting on a crisp white background spotlights the impact of art in a downtown storefront display window.

Tour boat schedule available

The Union Street dock calendar is filling up fast for 2014 and this might be a good time to be thinking about how you can attract tour boat passengers to your place of business.

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Odor is on agenda for AmeriTies permit meeting

State has new process to deal with nuisances

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Under Construction

Work continues on the four-story, 80-room Marriott Fairfield Inn and Suites being built just west of the Eagles Aerie Lodge on West Seventh Street

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