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Streetcar delay increases costs 75 percent

Portland streetcar contract costs have increased by nearly 75% because United Streetcar's manufacturing is so far behind schedule.

Credit unions seek large deposits

Five Oregon credit unions submitted paperwork to be able to accept large deposits from government agencies.

Patagonia launches clothing recycling

Patagonia is launching a campaign to recycle used clothing at its Portland store.

Ryno closer to one-wheeled EV

Portland-based Ryno Motors is raising money for its one-wheeled EV "microcycle."

Unemployment rises slightly

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to 367,000, indicating only modest hiring.

Consumers slow down spending

Americans slowed down their spending after wrapping up back-to-school buying.

Chinese company sues Obama for blocking wind project

A Chinese-owned company is suing President Obama for barring the company from building a windfarm near an Oregon Navy base.