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Oregon Senate bans canola in Willamette Valley

The Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2427, largely banning the growing of canola in the Willamette Valley until January 2019.

Galois wins $8.1M Air Force contract

Portland's Galois won an $8.1 million contract to research and develop cyberwar plans with the Air Force.

Mentor Graphics extends 'poison pill'

Mentor Graphics extended a "shareholder rights plan" to block hostile takeovers.

Oregon bans insecticide after bee deaths

Oregon has temporarily banned the pesticide responsible for the recent high-profile bee die-off in a Wilsonville parking lot.

Beaverton could ease food cart restrictions

Beaverton is looking to ease food cart restrictions and create food cart pods in the city.

Klamath ranchers deal with lack of water

Ranchers in the drainage areas north of Klamath Lake are being forced to ship their livestock earlier than normal after being shut off from water sources.

Portland gets crowdfunded loans

Kiva Zip brought its crowdfunded loan program popular in Kenya to Portland and other U.S. cities.