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Airbnb to collect state taxes

The short-term rental service will begin collecting the 1% state lodging tax.

Hackers steal Oregon patient data

Some patients seen by doctors and clinics affiliated with Mc­Kenzie-Willamette Medical Center may have had their personal data, including Social Security numbers, stolen by hackers.

Foreclosures slow down Oregon housing market

In Multnomah County there are 91 unresolved court foreclosures and 25 nonjudicial Notice & Sale filings.

Oregon rejects Ambre Energy coal export permit

The Department of State Lands denied the Australia-based company of a key permit it needed for its proposed coal export terminal.

Portland bioscience company receives $200K

Sedia Biosciences Corp. received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid HIV test to use in developing countries.

Oregon legal pot campaign to spend $2.3M

The "Yes on 91" campaign, which supports the legalization of marijuana for adults, will purchase $2.3 million worth of television advertising.

Portland startup partners with Vevo

Vadio Inc., a startup that aims to turn Internet listeners into viewers, will partner with the music-video website to help Web radio services host music videos.