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Officials may re-evaluate Oregon minimum wage

Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian wants to re-assess minimum wage to ensure workers remain above the federal poverty line.

Portland-based online banker sells to Spain's BBVA

Simple Finance Technology Corp. was purchased by the Spanish banker for $117 million.

Tip spurs additional charges against former Typhoon exec

An anonymous letter sparked an investigation of Richard Lee Anderson's employment at Sysco.

Corvallis startup raises $7.3M from Samsung, Intel

Two of the world's biggest chipmakers are investing in Inpria Corp., a semiconductor materials manufacturer.

Court says land use plan not good enough

The Oregon Court of Appeals remands Metro's designation of Urban and Rural Reserves for additional work.

Google Fiber considering Portland

The Silicon Valley company wants to expand its fiber-optic network to nine metro areas.

Oregon among leaders for LEED-certified construction

The green rating system recognizes energy and water-saving features in design, construction and operations.