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Mt. Bachelor closes early

May 10 marks earliest closure date for the ski resort in nearly 40 years.

Obama touts trade pact in Nike speech

Nike pledges American manufacturing jobs if "fast-track" trade proposal passes.

Pembina to move forward on pipeline without Hales

The Canadian company says it is not dissuaded by Portland's mayor abandoning the project.

Moda relying on 'significantly underfunded' program

Moda Health is banking on $82.5 million that it may never receive.

What's the cost of America's opioid problem?

Companies must deal with lost productivity as well as higher medical costs.

Statewide paid sick-leave bill headed to preliminary vote

The latest draft of a bill mandating paid sick-leave is slowly making its way through the legislature.

Portland artisans refuse to be part of Obama Nike talk

Members of the "Maker" movement, who are opposed to the "fast-track" trade proposal, turn down invitation to president's speech.