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Government shutdown weighs on Oregon's economy

About one-third of Oregon's 27,700 federal employees are likely to be furloughed due to the government shutdown.

Columbia Sportswear to endorse gay marriage

Columbia Sportswear and CEO Tim Boyle will support the proposed 2014 initiative to repeal the ban and legalize same sex marriage in Oregon.

80,000 visit Cover Oregon on first day

More than 80,000 people visited the new Cover Oregon website on its first day open.

South Korea ramps up trade with Oregon

South Korea spends more than $1 billion annually on Oregon crops, technology and other products, while Oregonians buy $1.6 billion in Korean products each year.

CRC could get special session

Supporters of the Columbia River Crossing are considering convening a special session of the Oregon Legislature.

Kaiser opens Tigard mall insurance center

Kaiser Permanente opened a retail site in Washington Square mall, coinciding with the launch of Cover Oregon.

Another beer growler dealer opens

In the past three months, at least four tap rooms or growler fill stations have announced plans to open in Eugene-Springfield.