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Heat causes growth spurt for Oregon vineyards

The recent warm and dry weather caused a major growth spurt at Willamette Valley vineyards.

Oregon's congressional clout rises

Oregon's clout in Congress is growing faster than almost all other states.

SoloPower makes last-minute loan payment

SoloPower made a last-minute payment on an Oregon loan, after state officials were preparing to foreclose on the manufacturer.

Nike chooses ZGF Architects as expansion firm

Nike named ZGF Architects as the architecture firm for its World Headquarters expansion project.

Salem home building market improves

The Salem area landed a spot on an index that tracks improving home building markets.

Oregon plant workers stretch to stay healthy

Workers at Greenberry Fabrication in Lewisburg stretch and warm-up before work to stay healthy.

Oregon gun control bills unlikely

Chances of gun control legislation passing in Oregon are slim after Senate president Peter Courtney said the votes "just aren't there."