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Portland administrator placed on paid leave

Dean Marriott, director of the Bureau of Environmental Services, is on administrative leave after a city audit pointed out large cost overruns for a new employee building at the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Portland startup aims to limit hospital chaos

Hillsboro-based UniteOR (as in "Operating Room") is an online tool that provides secure, real-time data storage and retrieval.

Trail Blazers' retail director pushes for more women's merchandise

Meredith Cueto expects merchandise sales to exceed the $1.36 million posted at the Moda Center last season.

Adidas to open Trail Blazers shop inside Moda Center

The retail store will be located on the 100 level; retail kiosks will be available on the 200 and 300 level.

Salem city councilor pushes for broad tobacco ban

Diana Dickey introduced a proposal that would "make all city-owned properties smoke free."

Portland startup is finalist for Gates Foundation grant

Lumen learning is a courseware company that provides and supports online classes.

Goggle-maker to move design center to Portland

Smith Optics will move its design center along with 35 employees to the Rose City in the first half of 2015.