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Hollywood District's last used bookstore closing

Northeast Portland's Second Glance Books is closing, and then there won't be any used book stores left in the Hollywood District.

Oregon Legislature adjourns

The 2013 Oregon Legislature came to an anticlimactic close July 8.

Oregon timber harvest up 36 percent

Oregon's timber harvest in 2012 was up 36% from its 2009 low.

Oregon has more jobs available

Oregon still has four unemployed people for every job opening, but the number of job vacancies is more than double those of 2009, according to a study by the state Employment Department.

Portland families need $69K to live modestly

A family of four in the Portland area needs to make $69,000 a year to live modestly.

SolarWorld laying off 100 in Hillsboro

SolarWorld plans to lay off 100 of its 700 workers at its Hillsboro facility.

Gateway Walmart to hire 95 workers

The new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Gateway will hire up to 95 full- and part-time employees ahead of its fall opening.