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Kitzhaber plans trade mission to Asia

Gov. John Kitzhaber plans his second trade mission to China and Japan in as many years, scheduled for October.

Port electricians resume work

Longshoremen at the Port of Portland stood aside as union electricians resumed disputed work.

Portland home sales start seasonal slowdown

Seasonal sales in the Portland-area real estate market began cooling in July, but prices continued to climb.

Geothermal heats up in Oregon

Momentum is picking up in Oregon for geothermal projects, with 330 megawatts of new projects in development.

Wind makes 10.5% of Oregon electricity

10.5% of the electricity generated in Oregon comes from wind farms, the sixth highest rate in the nation.

Facebook plans third data center

Facebook has filed plans for a third data center in Prineville, a smaller facility of about 62,000 square feet.

Boeing benefits Gresham

Boeing's new chemical processing plant cements the company as the largest manufacturing employer in Gresham.