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Rising home prices float underwater mortgages in Oregon

In the Portland area, only 5.2% of all residential properties with a mortgage held a negative equity position in the first quarter of 2014.

Oregon to receive $3.8M settlement from GlaxoSmithKline case

The state will receive $3.8 million under a multi-state settlement after the drug firm was accused of improperly marketing three pharmaceutical products.

Liquor privatization ballot initiative dropped

The measure to privatize liquor sales and allow Oregon grocery stores to stock hard liquor will not appear on the November 2014 ballot.

Junction City snack food maker plans to expand

Cosmos Creations hopes to build a 135,000-square-foot factory in Lane County that could hire up to 150 workers over several years.

Milk man deliveries return to Portland

Local Farmers Delivery brings milk, baked goods and coffee right to your door.

Oregon preparing for strong forest fire season

Oregon Department of Forestry officials predict a stronger than average forest fire season this year.

Chicago company acquires BendBroadband

The family-owned cable TV and Internet provider was sold to Telephone and Data Systems Inc., the parent company of U.S. Cellular.