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Oregon child care costs lead the nation

Oregon is the least affordable state for average child care costs, with care for an infant representing more than 18% of the median income for a married couple.

Local businesses weigh impact of 'Wild' filming

Ashland businesses are weighing the economic impact on downtown after scenes were shot for the movie "Wild."

Oregon State Library gets overhaul

The Oregon Legislature approved the Oregon State Library's budget for just one year, pending a new plan on how to become more efficient.

Oregon high court weighing immunization

Oregon's Supreme Court is deciding whether the state can immunize children against their parents' wishes.

WiFi revamped at Trail Blazers games

The Moda Center's revamped WiFi capability debuted to a rocky start.

Nonprofit helps Ashland homeowners upgrade

The nonprofit Clean Energy Works helps homeowners improve their energy-guzzling homes.

Salem business refurbishes old wine barrels

Salem business reWine Barrels restores old wine barrels so they can be used to make more wine, instead of being used as planters or other decor.