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Friday, November 30, 2012

Metro staffers say they need more time to negotiate the proposed headquarters hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.

When the Metro Council and Portland Development commission agreed to start talks with Mortenson Development and its partners over possible public subsidies for the hotel, they planned to consider the broad strokes of a deal by mid-December.

But that timeline hinged on an agreement between the feuding UNITE HERE hotel workers union and Hyatt Hotels, who would own and operate the convention center hotel.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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