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Merkley introduces bills to boost employment

Sen. Jeff Merkley introduced three bills called the "Manufacturing Jobs for America" package.

Kitzhaber's tax reform would take $8M campaign

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants to reform Oregon's tax system but it would take $8 million in campaign dollars.

Port director picks successor

Port of Portland executive director Bill Wyatt handpicked Curtis Robinhold as his heir apparent.

Food trends favor Oregon products

Oregon's agricultural future is intertwined with food trade and trends.

Tualatin wants marijuana dispensaries banned for now

Tualatin councilors want to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries while staff comes up with a regulatory plan.

Bend company helps outdoor industry

Bend-based The Flybook develops software for the outdoor industry.

Gov. Kitzhaber announces run for fourth term

Gov. John Kitzhaber announced he will run for an unprecedented fourth term in 2014.