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GMO bill in Oregon's special session

Genetically modified food critics are trying to get a bill off the agenda in Oregon's special legislative session.

Google tax breaks OK'd

Wasco County commissioners and The Dalles city council voted in favor of tax exemptions for a new Google data center.

Royal Caribbean adding 200 call center jobs

Royal Caribbean is adding 200 jobs by the end of the year at its Springfield call center, for a total of about 800 jobs.

USDA grants help showcase Northwest pears

USDA grants to Oregon and Washington will be used to retrofit a truck in China to showcase Northwest pears.

Congress opposes Medford casino

The Coquille Indian Tribe's proposal to open a second casino drew criticism from the chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.

Antelope wind farm withdrawn

EDP Renewables withdrew its controversial application to build the Antelope Ridge wind farm near La Grande.

PSU gets $2.83M transportation grant

Portland State University received a $2.83 million grant for transportation studies from the federal government.