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1 in 4 Oregonians employed part-time

In 2012 one-quarter of employed Oregonians worked fewer than 35 hours per week.

Cover Oregon is no longer last

The state is third from last in the nation when it comes to private health insurance enrollments.

Tech outposts seek space in Portland

More high-tech companies are looking for prime office space downtown.

Cover Oregon remains offline

The state's online enrollment system is unusable more than three months after proposed launch date.

PDC to fund new grocery store despite gentrification concerns

The Portland Development Commission will fund the construction of a Trader Joe's in Northeast Portland after acknowledging the Portland African American Leadership Forum's request to delay construction.

Portland teachers resume negotiations

 Portland Public Schools and the teachers' union continued contract discussions this morning.

OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze prices

Oregon liquor prices are not likely to change if the system is privatized.