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Oregon metro economies still slow

Five Oregon metro areas are still growing at a slower than normal pace, a University of Oregon monthly report shows.

SoloPower cuts California jobs amid restructuring

SoloPower is laying off 61 in San Jose, Calif. this month as it focuses on production in Portland.

Cover Oregon adds providers

22 health care providers will offer medical and dental plans online through Cover Oregon this year as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Two Oregon companies plan Salem expansions

NORPAC Foods and Henningsen Cold Storage plan to build a cold storage warehouse in southeast Salem, indicating confidence in the region's agriculture.

Cedar Hills Crossing expected to create 300 jobs

Construction on Beaverton's Cedar Hills Crossing is expected to create 300 new jobs.

Environmental groups move to file coal action

Environmental groups including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Columbia Gorge intend to sue coal businesses for alleged federal Clean Water Act violations.

Milwaukie prepares for light rail cuts

Milwaukie will consider service cuts and higher taxes as possible solutions to pay for its financial obligation to TriMet for light rail construction.