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Japan and China's economies could benefit Oregon

Oregon has opportunity to expand its exports and attract manufacturing from Japan and investors from China, say participants in a governor's trade mission that visited both countries.

Feds move to seize Oregon land in marijuana cases

The federal government is attempting to take two Applegate Valley properties allegedly used by the High Hopes Farm to grow marijuana.

Portland mobile startup lands Macy's

Portland-based mobile developer Meridian landed Macy's as its first large retail customer.

Portland fluoride qualifies for ballot

Portland must delay its effort to fluoridate Bull Run water until getting city voters' approval.

Clark County Republicans call for Columbia River Crossing redesign

Ten Southwest Washington Republicans say the Columbia River Crossing must be completely redesigned.

OSU finds that sugar can reduce toxins in metals

Oregon State University researchers have discovered that sugar could replace some toxic binders in metals manufacturing.

Kitzhaber pushes for wind tax credit extension

Gov. John Kitzhaber will urge Congress next week to pass an extension of the federal Production Tax Credit for wind energy.