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Economists track Oregon despite no new jobs data

Oregon economists have shifted their focus as the state's monthly hiring update for October was skipped due to the federal government shutdown.

Bend Research plans expansion

Bend Research announced a $20 million expansion of its Bend manufacturing plant.

Metro housing recovery still on rise

The Portland metro area's housing market recovery is nearing pre-recession levels.

Oregon students' skills mostly average

Oregon students' reading and math skills are mostly average compared to other students nationwide, national exam results show.

SolarWorld might buy Bosch factory

SolarWorld might buy a solar-panel factory owned by Bosch in Arnstadt, Germany.

Three Oregon counties reject public safety levies

Voters in Curry, Polk and Columbia counties rejected property tax increases to fund public safety and jails.

University of Oregon ranks low

The University of Oregon ranks behind comparable universities in key metrics, including student-professor ratios, winning research grants, undergraduate graduation rates and more, a new report says.