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Seattle unemployment down to 4.7 percent

The Seattle job market has dropped to 4.7% from 7.2% one year ago, and is becoming very competitive.

Intel moves hundreds of jobs to Oregon

Intel is relocating 350 employees from its DuPont, Washington campus to other locations, including Hillsboro.

Cozy closes $5M venture round

Online rent collection startup Cozy closed a $5 million investment round and moved its executive team to Portland from San Francisco.

Advanced Inquiry Systems has new backing

Semiconductor test company Advanced Inquiry Systems Inc. has a new benefactor and raised more than $1 million in outside investment this year.

Portland cracks down on A-frame signs

Portland plans to enforce city codes against local businesses that put up A-Board signs on sidewalks.

Kitzhaber to replace lottery director

Oregon Lottery director Larry Niswender is retiring, and Gov. John Kitzhaber is set to name a replacement soon.

Burch's expands in Eugene

Burch's Shoes plans to open a 10,000-square-foot outlet store in Eugene in March 2014.