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Portland lawmakers will bring 'sit-lie' debate back to Oregon Legislature

Portland lawmakers plan to present a bill at the February legislative session that could spark another debate over the city's homelessness and panhandling.

Study reports Oregon private college presidents relatively underpaid at $350K to $500K

According to a study done by the Chronicle of Higher Ed, Oregon's private college presidents are underpaid when compared to their counterparts.

Cover Oregon hires programming code specialists to double-check Oracle's work

Cover Oregon is hiring outside experts to ensure Oracle Corp. programmers are not also adding new bugs while working to fix the state's health insurance website.

Southwest Airlines to provide nonstop flights between PDX and San Diego, Chicago and more

Southwest Airlines announced six new round-trip flights after the airline extended its schedule through June 30.

Beloved Portland cupcake shop to close at the end of December

According to employees at the West End Saint Cupcake, the store at 1138 SW Morrison will permanently close on December 31 and will be replaced by a Portland Creamery.

Portland coffee company employs adults with disabilities

Happy Cup Coffee Company in Northeast Portland provides jobs to adults with developmental disabilities.

China bans shellfish imports from Pacific Northwest

China has banned imports of shellfish from the U.S. West Coast after recent shipments of geoduck clams had high toxin levels.