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Sales of homes up, inventory down, in Portland

HOUSING ROUNDUP: Portland homes for sale hit nine-year low; Multnomah County officials commit to building 500 affordable housing units in desirable neighborhoods; inclusionary housing bill passes House.

State biologists suggest removing wolves from endangered list

Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will be told there is enough data to justify their removal from the list.

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.