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Oregon national parks support nearly 1,000 jobs

Oregon national parks and monuments supported 947 jobs across the state in 2011, according to a new report.

Beaverton could get first brewery

Beaverton's specialty brew store, Uptown Market, plans to open a new brewery in July.

Light rail becomes issue for Columbia River Crossing

The Oregon House approved $450 million in bonds to pay for new Interstate 5 and light rail bridges connecting Portland and Vancouver, but Washington political leaders are still divided.

Facebook nearing completion on Building 2

Facebook is nearing completion on Building 2 at its Prineville data center.

Consumer demand boosts cage-free eggs

Rising consumer demand means Oregon's largest egg producer, Willamette Egg Farms, is ramping up production of cage-free eggs.

Rep. Blumenauer says budget cuts could have silver lining

Rep. Earl Blumenauer hopes the federal sequester cuts will lead to a series of federal tax and spending reforms.

Budget cuts would affect other states more than Oregon

A new chart reveals that Oregon is one of the least-affected states from the impending federal automatic budget cuts.