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Business Journals' local business coverage in 43 cities across the U.S.
Catch up on the most read articles from the week of March 26, 2018.

Portland Business Journal - The
21 best places to live in Oregon

The list of Oregon's best
places to live is out, and it has a very distinct Portland flavor.
Indeed, the top 27 areas on the list — which takes into account
neighborhoods and cities alike — are all Portland neighborhoods.

Buffalo Business First - 2018
rankings of U.S. public colleges

Buffalo Business First's
top-to-bottom 2018 academic rankings of 485 U.S. public colleges. The
first 250 schools are listed in numerical order, followed by the lower
echelon of 235 schools in alphabetical order.

Houston Business Journal - Former
CEO of Maersk Oil to become Shell Oil president

The
Netherlands-based Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS, RDS-B)), which has
its U.S. arm based in Houston, plans to name a new female president in
the Bayou City.

Kansas City Business Journal- Overland
Park native, Dropbox cofounder, becomes a tech billionaire

An
Overland Park native became the latest tech billionaire on Friday when
Dropbox Inc. hit the stock market.

Boston Business Journal - Inside
Reebok's new Boston HQ, complete with a boxing ring and shoe-testing
robot

Last year was a whirlwind for Reebok International Ltd.,
the athletic gear and footwear maker that moved its headquarters — and
accompanying 750 employees — 18 miles from Boston's suburbs into the
city's urban core.

Atlanta Business Chronicle New
York Software firm, Namely, picks Atlanta for operations hub, plans 300
jobs

New York-based Namely has picked Atlanta for its
operations hub, where it will create about 300 jobs over the next few
years. The human resources software firm, currently in Buckhead's
Atlanta Tech Village, is scouting eight sites in central Perimeter for
25,000 square feet of office space. Namely plans to expand its Atlanta
office footprint to up to 100,000 square feet over the next few years.

Houston Business Journal - Occidental,
ConocoPhillips in talks for Houston Energy Corridor campus deal

Two
Houston-based energy giants could be entering a major land deal soon.
Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY) is "evaluating" the acquisition
of ConocoPhillips' (NYSE:COP) former campus at 600 N. Dairy Ashford in
the Energy Corridor, according to an internal memo sent March 27
obtained by the Houston Business Journal.

San Francisco Business Journal - Bay
Area Apple engineer Walter Huang, who died in Tesla crash, had
complained about Autopilot malfunctioning beforehand

A
38-year-old Apple software engineer who died when his Tesla X SUV
crashed into a Highway 101 barrier had complained about the vehicle's
Autopilot function veering toward that same object beforehand.

Dallas Business Journal - Dallas
dodges list of Amazon HQ2 ‘biggest losers,' while Toronto, Miami, and
Los Angeles get tagged

The Dallas-Fort Worth area may or may
not ultimately win Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, but at least
North Texas has escaped a list of "biggest losers" for the highly
coveted project.

Portland Business Journal - The
Top 25 private high schools in Oregon and SW Washington

Does
the quality of education vary with the amount of money one spends on it?
When
it comes to Oregon's Top Private Schools, it certainly seems so. The top
school on Oregon's Top Private Schools list for 2018 costs $29,640. The
second-ranked school costs $32,200. The third-ranked school costs
$22,300.

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