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Coburg OKs Materne tax break

The Coburg City Council voted to approve a 15-year property tax break for French applesauce producer Materne that is hoping to build a new factory at the former Monaco site.

Consumer Cellular grows call center

Consumer Cellular is growing employment at its Redmond call center, essentially offsetting all the jobs lost when T-Mobile left the facility last year.

Roseburg company looking for call center site

Roseburg-based First Call Resolution is looking for a site for a call center that could employ several hundred people.

New CRC plan still includes light rail

The new $2.75 billion plan for the Columbia River Crossing increases risks for state tax payers, and would require a special session of the Legislature.

Portland may have to pay millions for bike share

Portland transportation officials are considering using city money to finance $4.6 million of the startup costs for a bike-share program.

Cover Oregon needs grants for $16.2M shortfall

Oregon officials are asking for more federal grant funding to fill a projected $16.2 million shortfall for health insurance exchange Cover Oregon due to an accounting error.

Portland selling controversial Water House

Portland plans to sell the Water House that was pushed by former Commissioner Randy Leonard.