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Jeff Merkley: First U.S. senator to support pot legalization

The Democratic senator announced that he plans to vote for Measure 91, which would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults in Oregon.

Oregon agency searches for unlicensed contractors

The Oregon Construction Contractors Board uncovered 60 potential violations at 400 jobs sites in Portland and along the coast.

Centennial Mills redevelopment to cost $115.7M

This is about $38.5 million more than developer Jordan Schnitzer is willing to pay.

Dutch Bros. raises more than $220K for Knight Challenge

The coffee company launched a mug fundraiser to raise money for OHSU's Knight Cancer Challenge.

Eugene fixtures firm growing after the recession

FixtureLogic brought in approximately $3 million in sales last year.

Trail Blazers owner donates $100M to fight Ebola

Paul Allen's gift is believed to be the largest private donation to combat the deadly disease and provide support to health care workers in West Africa.

Dennis Richardson asks U.S. attorney to investigate Kitzhaber, Hayes

The Republican gubernatorial candidate asked for a federal criminal investigation of Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes.