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Kitzhaber signs benefit companies bill

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed the "benefit companies" bill that aims to attract socially conscious entrepreneurs to Oregon.

Army Corps of Engineers rejects coal reviews

The Army Corps of Engineers won't review all proposed Northwest coal terminals.

Lloyd Center cleaning, security staff being laid off

The company that bought Lloyd Center mall in Portland filed a notice that it expects to lay off 49 employees that provide security and cleaning services at Lloyd Center.

Weyerhaeuser paying $2.65B for timberlands

Weyerhaeuser Co. will acquire Longview Timber and its 645,000 timberland acres in Oregon and Washington for $2.65 billion.

Farmers try to develop disease-resistant hops

Oregon farmers are working to develop disease-resistant hop varieties with a pot-in-pot system.

Hillsboro Hops expected to bring business to area

The Hillsboro Hops hope to bring a business boom to Hillsboro.

Judge throws out Port jobs ruling

A federal judge threw out the ruling that awarded two Port of Portland jobs to union electricians instead of longshoremen.