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Portland mayor releases 2013-14 budget

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales released his 2013-14 budget proposal, cutting 183 staff positions as a partial fix to the city's projected $21.5 million funding gap.

RYU gets new CEO

Portland-based apparel brand Respect Your Universe named Craig Brod as new CEO.

ShopIgniter CEO joins REI's board

REI appointed Portland startup ShopIgniter's CEO Matt Compton to its board for a one-year term.

Brandefined grows to 32 employees in two years

Beaverton-based online marketing company Brandefined grew from two to 32 employees since launching in 2011.

Oregon third among bike-friendly states

The League of American Bicyclists ranked Oregon in third place among bicycle friendly states.

Homeownership falls to lowest level since 1995

The U.S. homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest point since 1995, at just 65%. Oregon's homeownership rate is 62.3%.

GoodBean, Caldera plan coffee-flavored beer

Ashland's Caldera Brewing is teaming up with GoodBean coffee to create a coffee beer.