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Ballmers give $50M to UO

Connie and Steve Ballmer's donation will help endow scholarships, hire five researchers to study obesity and pay for a marketing campaign to promote the University of Oregon's academics.

Monsanto settles GMO wheat dispute with NW farmers

The St. Louis-based company said it would prefer to settle the case for $2.4 million rather than pay for an extended legal battle.

Portland city council to legalize Airbnb in apartments, condos

Permit applications for multi-family properties would be $100 and no city inspections would be required.

Employers adjust for impact of health reform tax

Workers will see less health care coverage for more money.

Real estate giant acquires Cresa Portland

The 12 employees at Cresa will join JLL, which employs about 150 in Rose City.

Uber now running in Gresham, Beaverton, Tigard and Hillsboro, but not Portland

The popular ride-sharing service announced that it's offering its services in several suburbs, but still faces legal hurdles to get into the Rose City.

Oregon video game industry valued at $111M

The state has the ninth-most people employed in the video game industry, according to a report released by the Entertainment Software Association.