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Wildfire fight costs Oregon $70M so far

The Oregon Department of Forestry has spent over $70 million fighting wildfires so far this summer. That's compared to an average $3-7 million usually spent each summer.

Head Start cuts hit Oregon

Federal sequester cuts mean Head Start will enroll 834 fewer students in Oregon this year.

Oregon ranks 10th for 'profiting from sin'

Oregon ranks 10th among U.S. states for revenue from drinking, smoking and gambling.

Meal delivery service comes to Oregon

Brooklyn-based meal-delivery service Blue Apron expanded to Oregon this month, thanks to a $5 million funding round.

Macheezmo Mouse returning to Oregon

Two former employees of Macheezmo Mouse are hoping to bring the chain back a decade after it closed.

Farmers worried about proposed federal water rules

Proposed new Food and Drug Administration rules governing agricultural water quality and manure are worrying organic farmers.

Portland Aquarium under investigation after logging 200 marine animal deaths

The Oregon Human Society is investigating the Portland Aquarium after a former employee released a death log of over 200 marine animals in three months.