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Portland families need $69K to live modestly

A family of four in the Portland area needs to make $69,000 a year to live modestly.

SolarWorld laying off 100 in Hillsboro

SolarWorld plans to lay off 100 of its 700 workers at its Hillsboro facility.

Gateway Walmart to hire 95 workers

The new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Gateway will hire up to 95 full- and part-time employees ahead of its fall opening.

Japan seeks alternatives to Oregon wheat

Japan is looking to buy alternatives to Oregon wheat as the Japanese government extended the suspension of purchases from the state for a sixth week.

Oregon Duck apparel licensees submit applications to continue

Small producers of Oregon Duck apparel and headwear submitted proposals to the University of Oregon to become official apparel licensees.

Ad campaign touts Cover Oregon

A multimillion-dollar state ad campaign debuts this week to raise awareness of Cover Oregon, the state's new health insurance marketplace.

Oregon changing GED requirements

Oregon community groups are trying to persuade people to get their GED by the end of 2013 before the tests get harder and more complex.