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Women continue to open more businesses in Portland

The city hosts 69,000 women-owned businesses, up by about 400 since 2013.

Oregon could cancel highway projects

The state could lose about $150 million annually if Congress is unable to find additional money for the Highway Trust Fund.

Small businesses can claim health insurance credit

Cover Oregon reached an agreement with 12 insurance carriers to allow some businesses that sign up late to qualify for federal tax credit.

Oregon DEQ to fine oil train terminal $117,292

The Department of Environmental Quality says the terminal near Clatskanie violated state law by moving more crude oil than allowed.

Portland steps back from emergency radio tower

City officials pulled away from its plan to build the 140-foot tower on Gresham Butte.

Alaska Airlines to drop PDX flights

The airline will drop flights between Portland and Atlanta and Portland to Long Beach, California.

Backers of LNG project hope to raise up to $250M

Calgary-based Veresen Inc. plans to issue up to $250 million in shares to finance the Jordan Cove Energy Project in Coos Bay.