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Billups Worldwide lands on Forbes list

The Lake Oswego-based media company made Forbes' list of the nation's 100 Most Promising Companies.

CRC project lacks legislative support

Oregon lawmakers rejected another bill to build a bridge across the Columbia River.

Oregon among top for 2013 job growth

The state's job growth was third fastest last year.

BPA appoints new administrator

Elliot Mainzer was named administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration.

Farm Bill allows growing hemp for research

The industrial hemp amendment allows colleges, universities and state agriculture departments to grow hemp for research purposes.

Bill the Butcher Inc. adding 10 shops

The Seattle-based chain plans to add 10 butcher shop locations in Portland.

Sen. Ron Wyden becomes chief patron in Congress

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is poised to head the Senate Finance Committee.