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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.

Oregon House votes to legalize marijuana dispensaries

The Oregon House approved a bill that would legalize and regulate retail outlets for medical marijuana.

Lane County jobless rate drops below 8 percent

Lane County's jobless rate fell to 7.8% in May, down a full percentage point from a year ago.