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Oregon unemployment benefits rise

The amount of unemployment benefits that Oregonians can receive will rise slightly next week.

California developer buying Blue Heron mill site

A California development company signed a purchase agreement for the historic Blue Heron mill site in Oregon City.

UO apparel could go out of state

The University of Oregon plans to start dealing with only a single manufacturer for Ducks apparel instead of dozens, leading in-state companies to believe the contract could go outside of Oregon.

NexPlanar gets $5M venture loan

Hillsboro semiconductor startup NexPlanar secured a $5 million loan to expand production.

Western Tool Supply sold

Salem-based Western Tool Supply was sold to a Nebraska company.

Intel says cable TV alternative on track

Intel plans to sell a set-top box with Internet-based television service this year.

Oregon's chief education officer Rudy Crew quits

Only one year into his job as Oregon's chief education officer, Rudy Crew accepted another job as a college president in New York City.