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Kitzhaber signs three energy bills

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed three pieces of energy legislation that drew broad support.

Home prices post record rise

Home prices are rising at record rates due to a small supply and slow construction on new homes.

Oregon families still struggling

Oregon's children and families are still in economic stress despite the improving economy, a new report shows.

Permit requirements could end Last Thursday

The future of Portland's Last Thursday event is unknown as the nonprofit that runs it announced plans to step down.

UO police to begin carrying guns

University of Oregon police officers will carry guns beginning in the fall.

Portland homeless affecting tourism

Portland's image is being damaged by the number of homeless people in the urban core, tourism experts say.

Fewer Oregon residents working

A smaller percentage of residents will actually be working in Oregon in the coming years, a new report says.