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Oregon's underemployment 4th worst in U.S.

Oregon's underemployment is the 4th worst in the U.S., at 17.2% in 2012.

Intel paid outgoing CEO $18.9M

Intel paid outgoing CEO Paul Otellini a package valued at $18.9 million last year as he prepared to retire, a 10% raise.

Bipartisan budget plan stalled

A bipartisan compromise to balance Oregon's budget could come apart, Republicans say.

Proposed Washington budget doesn't include CRC funding

A proposed $8.7 billion Washington state transportation budget doesn't include funding for the state's portion of the Columbia River Crossing.

Schnitzer Steel profits drop

Schnitzer Steel Industries' fiscal second-quarter net income dropped 10%, due in part to a restructuring charge.

Brewer's yeast could become Oregon's official microbe

Rep. Mark Johnson wants brewer's yeast to become Oregon's official state microbe as a way to honor the state's microbrew movement.

Low revenue prompts Port of Coos Bay layoffs

Dissapointing marina revenue led to recent layoffs at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay.