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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.

Oregon courts recovering from economic downturn

Chief Justice Thomas Balmer said Oregon's courts are restoring  spending and staffing in their current budget.

Oregon treasurer skeptical of CRC financing

Ted Wheeler says Columbia River Crossing project lacks specifics regarding toll payments from Washington drivers.

State delays LNG proposal

Oregon officials have postponed the decision to place a liquified natural gas terminal near the mouth of the Columbia River.

Columbia Sportswear to profit from cold weather

Record-setting cold temperatures across the nation have the outdoor clothing manufacturer hoping for increased sales.