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Oregon farms face uncertain future

Less than 40% of farmers have a plan for the future of their land, a major concern for the agriculture industry when the average farmer's age is 57.

OHSU reports profitable year

Oregon Health and Science University reported a financially successful year.

Gas costs push consumer prices higher

Rising gas costs drove up consumer prices in August by the most in three years.

Portland closer to Convention Center hotel

The Metro Council and Portland Development Commission voted to approve pursuing a deal to build a Hyatt Hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.

Home sales soar

Home sales in the Portland area rose in August, the strongest month by volume the local market has seen in five years.

Builder by bike hiring

Portland entrepreneur Chris Sanderson's bicycle-run construction business is booming.

Fed plans bond buying

The Federal Reserve launched a new effort to boost the stock market and make borrowing cheaper.