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Lawmakers propose $10M funding for Convention Center hotel

Oregon lawmakers proposed to partly fund the Convention Center hotel with $10 million in lottery bonds.

Water supply fund goes to governor

The Oregon House and Senate passed a bill to create the state's first water supply development fund.

Marijuana petitioner fine upheld

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown's record $65,000 fine against the sponsor of a pro-marijuana petition was upheld by an administrative law judge.

Eugene startup links farmers, customers

Eugene Local Foods is an online farmers' market that allows shoppers to order groceries from local farmers via iPhones.

Tigard approves social gaming

The Tigard City Council approved a plan to allow businesses to host poker and other social gaming.

CRC spent $175M

Columbia River Crossing managers spent more than $175 million in public funds.

Oregon approves small business health insurance rates

The Oregon Insurance Division approved rate requests for insurers that provide coverage to small businesses.