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Vaunted commission puts forth utility change recommendations

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Portland Utility Oversight said it has made substantial reforms, but they will only matter if the city commissioners accept them.

Oregon's November foreclosure numbers up over last year

Washington County was home to the most foreclosures relative to 2013 in the Portland area.

Nike alleges exiting designers stole trade secrets

The sneaker and sporting-goods company says the three men took a "treasure trove of Nike product designs, research information and business plans" to Adidas.

Group identifies 21 changes that could mitigate major earthquake damage

Proposed fixes could be included in upcoming budget term.

Tripwire acquired for $710 million

Beldin Inc. shares rose 8.4 percent in response to the acquisition of the Portland company that specializes in cybersecurity.

Judge denies adding votes to Measure 92 recount

Pro-labeling group's motion falls short.

UO plans $45 million dorm

The residence hall would house 500 and allow for upgrades to Bean, Hamilton and Walton halls.