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Oregon unemployment at 8.1 percent

Oregon added 4,500 jobs in August, and the state unemployment rate hit 8.1%, up slightly from 8% in July.

Portland, Multnomah expected to OK hotel financing

The Portland City Council and the Multnomah County Commission appear ready to approve a financing plan for a publicly backed Convention Center hotel.

Wind farm tax credits questioned

Lawmakers are divided on whether Oregon's Department of Energy erred in giving $30 million in tax credits to three Eastern Oregon wind farms.

Project Azalea on hold

The electronics factory being chased by New York and Oregon state officials known as "Project Azalea" is on hold.

Oregon City entrepreneur featured on TODAY Show

CTF Enterprises was featured on the TODAY Show for its zipper-mending product FixnZip.

Columbia Sportswear suing heated-coat partner

Columbia Sportswear is suing Hong Kong-based Fibretronic Limited for supplying faulty components for electrically-heated jackets.

Oregon lawmakers consider taxing e-cigs

The Oregon Legislature is considering taxing electronic cigarettes.