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Portland teachers vote to strike

The city's teachers will vote to authorize a strike next week.

Boat dismantling at Port of Astoria sparks concerns

Environmentalists question Pier 3 boat yard's use for dismantling vessels.

Hanjin Shipping Co. may drop Portland

The global shipping company plans to stop calling on one of four West Coast ports, including the Port of Portland.

TriMet must solve money and safety problems

A state audit shows the public transit agency's challenges revolve around employee morale, maintenance safety and unfunded financial obligations.

Oregon GMO measure up for debate

The Oregon Farm Bureau is fighting a proposed ban from organic farmers to prohibit genetically modified crops in Jackson County.

Demolition begins at Boise Cascade site

The Boise Cascade warehouse in downtown Salem is converting into a private real estate development.

Billups Worldwide lands on Forbes list

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