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Cylvia Hayes sues Oregonian to block release of emails

The former governor's fiancee disputes public records request made by state's largest newspaper; Oracle mulls suing Kitzhaber and his top aide.

Administration officials: Large wildfires should be treated as natural disasters

During a Senate hearing, federal officials said easy access to funding to mitigate the damage done by large fires is essential.

Portland mayor, representative propose measures in response to legal weed

Charlie Hales asks for $440,000 for a permitting program; Rep. Lew Frederick aims to alter sentences for pot offenders.

Gov. Brown intends to alter small-business regulations

The new governor said she aims to bolster rural Oregon's economy by improving regulatory climate for small businesses.

Uber testimony highlights rift between the rideshare startup, Portland cab companies

Taxi companies insist rideshare companies follow same rules, while Uber says innovation is being stifled.

Travel Portland reports $4.6B in tourism dollars in 2014

The Rose City has experienced four-straight years of growth in the tourism industry.

Scope of Kitzhaber-Hayes investigation widens

State's chief operating officer says he was interviewed by the IRS and FBI.