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PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland General Electric today shared plans to increase the amount of clean energy it serves to customers and meet its target of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from power served to customers by at least 80%1 by 2030, 90% by 2035 and zero emissions by 2040. Tying together the need for more clean and renewable resources and plans for an upgraded grid to support those resources, PGE today initiated its request for proposals (RFP) public process and filed its inaugural Distribution System Plan (DSP) at the Oregon Public Utilities Commission.

BEND, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bend residents, Shawn and Bonnie Varner, founded Bright Services to address the growing challenges that Central Oregon homeowners face. Despite increased demand for residential electrical services, the industry continues to experience workforce shortages. According to the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), approximately 7,000 electricians join the field each year, but 10,000 retire.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Home Care Services - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics". The report presents fresh perspectives on opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 marketplace.

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WACO, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neighborly®, the world's largest franchisor of home service brands, announced this month the return of its Fall Home Maintenance Checklist, now accessible on Neighborly's new mobile app, available for both iOS and Android. The checklist is designed to provide homeowners with helpful tips for seasonal maintenance procedures recommended by Neighborly's community of home service experts.

JOSEPH, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /CNW/ -- Millions of children and adults around the world cope with Irlen Syndrome - the inability of the brain to process certain light waves, or colors. The condition falls on a spectrum from mild to severe with symptoms that can include difficulty with reading and math, sensitivity to light, headaches, stomachaches, dizziness, inability to focus, clumsiness and poor sports performance. While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.

JOSEPH, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children and adults around the world cope with Irlen Syndrome - the inability of the brain to process certain light waves, or colors. The condition falls on a spectrum from mild to severe with symptoms that can include difficulty with reading and math, sensitivity to light, headaches, stomachaches, dizziness, inability to focus, clumsiness and poor sports performance. While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawk Security ("Company"), a member of My Alarm Center, a leading provider in residential home security, announced the addition of Nick Peck to their sales leadership team as the Regional Director of Sales. Peck will be reporting to James Mercer, the Company's Regional Vice President, and will support driving strategic sales initiatives forward while providing critical sales oversight and an exceptional experience for the Company's customers and business partners.

BEND, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutchie — the technology platform powering cannabis commerce — today announced the completion of a $350 million financing round — the company's Series D. Dutchie is now valued at $3.75 billion, more than doubling the company's valuation in less than seven months. Dutchie's latest funding round is led by D1 Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors including Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DFJ Growth, Thrive Capital, Gron Ventures, and Casa Verde Capital, and new investors, including Willoughby Capital, Glynn Capital, and Park West Asset Management.

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is World Sight Day bringing attention to vision and eye care as well as awareness of visual disabilities. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 2.2 billion people around the world have some form of visual disability or blindness, including over 540,000 children in the US. For students, math instruction and assessment, especially online, can pose additional access barriers. More specifically, there is not a good, two-way method for getting math and science information, like charts, graphs, tables, or code for equations, to and from a refreshable braille display on a screen, which poses a challenge for online assessment.

JOSEPH, Ore., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children and adults around the world cope with Irlen Syndrome - the inability of the brain to process certain light waves, or colors. The condition falls on a spectrum from mild to severe with symptoms that can include difficulty with reading and math, sensitivity to light, headaches, stomachaches, dizziness, inability to focus, clumsiness and poor sports performance. While approximately half of those with this condition acquire it genetically, it can also be caused by brain injuries, high fevers, and viruses.