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Kitzhaber joins zero-emission car alliance

Gov. John Kitzhaber joined leaders from seven other states in calling for 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles to be added to the road in the next 12 years.

Oregon must act quickly on CRC, ODOT head says

Oregon lawmakers must act this fall to recommit money to the Columbia River Crossing, Oregon Department of Transportation Director Matthew Garrett says.

Bank of the Cascades to buy Home Federal Bank

Bend-based Bank of the Cascades is buying Idaho's Home Federal Bank. The deal gives Bank of the Cascades $2.4 billion in assets and 56 branches in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Oregon Bancorp buys back shares after recession

Oregon Bancorp purchased a stake in Willamette Valley Bank held by the U.S. Department of Treasury since 2009.

Oregon job vacancies soar

Job vacancies in Oregon reached their highest level this summer since the Great Recession.

Oregon contributed to new Apple devices

Apple's new iPads, desktops and laptops have parts designed and made in Oregon, and the Portland area.

Oregon gas prices ninth most expensive in U.S.

Oregon's gas prices are the ninth most expensive in the nation for the second week in a row.