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Greenbrier reports $1.3B in railcar orders since June

The Lake Oswego-based company has received orders for almost 39,000 railcars, valued at $3.72 billion, since September of 2013.

Grand jury declines to indict Scott Kveton

The Portland tech entrepreneur was accused of sexual assault by a former girlfriend.

Beaverton startup releases assistive reading software

Open LORE offers an inexpensive product to help those with reading disabilities.

Owner of gorge tree farms to expand Portland HQ

GreenWood Resources secured the U.S.-based Forest Stewardship Council's project certification for its Portland office.

Cascade Policy Institute supports Measure 91

Oregon's free-market think tank voted to support the marijuana legalization initiative.

Companies donate $690K to oppose GMO labeling

Seven major food companies donated a total of $690,000 to a campaign against Measure 92, which would require genetically engineered food to be labeled in Oregon.

Oregon carbon tax outlines receive positive response from legislative committee

Researchers say a $60 per ton tax on carbon emissions would raise around $2 billion annually.