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Northwest grain terminal talks resume

Pacific Northwest grain terminal companies and longshoremen have resumed contract talks with a federal mediator to avert a lockout.

Salem-Keizer vet makes house calls

A new mobile veterinary practice Rolling Vet in Salem-Keizer heads to clients' homes for pet examinations.

Redbox launches instant streaming plan

Redbox is launching an instant streaming plan to challenge Netflix.

Oregon recovery sluggish

Oregon's economy is on track to grow, but the recovery is still sluggish, the latest University of Oregon economic activity index shows.

Mercy Corps wants to expand microfinance reach

Mercy Corps Northwest wants to extend the reach of its microfinance services into rural Oregon.

Holiday crab harvest delayed

The Oregon ocean commercial Dungeness crab season is being delayed through Dec. 30, devastating fishermen that usually count on selling crab for the holiday season.

Oregon health insurance exchange gets conditional approval

The federal government granted conditional approval to six states for health insurance exchange plans, including Oregon.