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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.

Portland Seed Fund plans second edition

The Portland Seed Fund is planning to launch a second, larger edition in the fall.

Other shoe brands choosing Portland

Shoe companies like Switzerland-based On Running are choosing Portland for North American headquarters because it's where the talent is.