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Oregon ranks 33rd worst in nation for water pollution

Environment Oregon reports industrial facilities dumped 1.29 million pounds of toxic chemicals into the state's waterways in 2012.

TriMet files labor complaint against union

TriMet claims the union representing most of its employees, Amalgamated Transit Union 757, is not following rules for negotiating government contracts.

Trail Blazers, Ticketmaster to launch partnership

The Blazers will use the ticket distributor to oversee its ticketing options.

La Provence to open restaurant in Beaverton

The French restaurant will be situated on a 4,777-square foot endcap in Progress Ridge TownSquare.

Puppet Labs raises $40M

The Portland software maker expects to use the funds to hire more workers.

Inpria Inc. raises another $1.5M

The Corvallis-based company raised $1.45 million from the Oregon Angel Fund for new semiconductor production technology.

Eugene sick leave proposal advances

The city council voted 6-2 to develop an ordinance that would require employers to provide paid sick time to employees.