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Central Oregon jobs remain stagnant

Deschutes County gained 230 jobs in March, when economists projected 250.

Abandoned I-5 bridge project cost $200M

The Columbia River Crossing paid $199,499,108 to 171 companies, consultants and others in the last 10 years.

Local nurseries see higher demand

Americans spent $50.4 billion last year on lawn and garden projects. In 2018, sales are projected to reach $61.9 billion.

Lloyd Center moves ahead with renovations

The new design focuses on pedestrian entrances and outward-facing storefronts.

Airbnb raises $450M in funding round

The San Francisco-based online rental service is said to be valued at roughly $10 billion.

Beer prices could rise under FDA rule

The Food and Drug Administration would require brewers and distillers to dry and package spent grain before distributing the material to local dairy farms.

China facility strike affects Nike and Adidas

Striking workers at a shoe factory in China disrupted shipments for Oregon's two prominent footwear companies.