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Gun background-check bill passes Senate

A measure regulating the proliferation of firearms is expected to move quickly through the House.

Fight over minimum wage dominates discussion in Salem

The Oregon Legislature is considering 14 bills altering minimum wage regulations.

Gov. Brown urges support for transportation package

TRANSPORTATION ROUNDUP: Governor urges Oregon Legislature to answer call for improved infrastructure; Portland postpones final Uber vote; bill calls for more interstate cable barriers.

Portland's tech boom backed by report

The city's tech talent pool grew 28 percent between 2010 and 2013, outpacing Silicon Valley, Austin and Los Angeles.

Oregonians buy 585K barrels of Oregon-produced beer in 2014

Brewers in the state added 800 jobs last year.

Provenance Hotels adds Seattle holding

Portland hotelier acquires Mayflower Park Hotel for $20 million.

Port of Portland woes affecting upriver exporters

Hapag-Lloyd represented about 90 percent of the Port of Lewiston's service.