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Oregon posts below average community college grad rates as PCC ups per-credit cost

Study: Oregon community college complete a 4-year degree 10 points below the national average.

Zidell family submits permits for South Waterfront office buildings

Documents filed with the city provide the blueprint for three parcels — two office spaces and one apartment building.

Union, terminal operators reach tentative agreement, ending retail group's 'nightmare'

After months of strife, longshoreman and port terminal operators have agreed on a contract.

Gov. Brown wraps up first week in office

Kate Brown holds first press conference, intends on sticking with current agency heads; easier voter registration law heads to Senate.

Northwest to be hit hard by climate change, scientists predict

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ROUNDUP: Ocean acidification could disproportionately affect region; oil, ethanol trains expected to derail 10 times a year; Ashland prepares for fiery summer.

Portland-based ChickTech launches national campaign

The group's leaders said their goal is to raise $15,000 using the crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

Cycle Oregon commits just shy of $70k to rural communities

The fund has granted a total of $1.6 million for projects throughout the state.