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Portland City Council wants more reporting on hotel

The Portland City Council approved a plan to build a Convention Center hotel using public money, but asked for regular performance reporting.

Oregon foreclosure mediation program sees more cases

Oregon's expanded foreclosure mediation program is seeing many more cases than its predecessor.

Chirpify has plans for hashtags

Portland startup Chirpify wants to use hashtags to connect advertisers with consumers.

Webtrends replaces CEO

Portland online analytics company Webtrends replaced its CEO with David Mitchell, an operating partner at Webtrends' owner.

Oregon minimum wage raises to $9.10

Oregon's minimum wage will raise 15 cents per hour to $9.10 beginning Jan. 1.

Oregon unemployment at 8.1 percent

Oregon added 4,500 jobs in August, and the state unemployment rate hit 8.1%, up slightly from 8% in July.

Portland, Multnomah expected to OK hotel financing

The Portland City Council and the Multnomah County Commission appear ready to approve a financing plan for a publicly backed Convention Center hotel.