PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's software industry has been growing fast, but the state's economic development agency says it has been outpaced by another sector — the alcohol industry — since the Great Recession.
The Oregon Department of Economic Analysis says software employment was up by 6,900 jobs between January 2008 and September 2016. But the alcohol industry was up by 7,400 jobs during the same time span.
CRANMOOR, Wis. (AP) — John Moss talks about cranberries, technology and life choices as his pickup truck rolls slowly over the sandy soils of the family farm west of Wisconsin Rapids.
Just a few years ago the 31-year-old was working in the software industry in the Fox Valley but opted to trade that career for one working on the family cranberry farm, the Green Bay Press-Gazette (http://gbpg.net/2b5GsFA ) reported. He's been back on...