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Oregon could vote on banning firearms at schools

Senate President Peter Courtney expects a 2013 vote on banning firearms from school grounds.

Oregon economic growth slows

Economic growth slowed throughout Oregon this fall, according to a new University of Oregon index.

Kitzhaber signs tax deal with Nike

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a 30-year agreement to lock in Nike's corporate tax.

BETC applications flooding in

The Oregon Department of Energy received 440 applications for the final awards of the Business Energy Tax Credit program.

OSU faculty help foreign farmers

Oregon State University faculty are participating in an international program that helps foreign farmers improve crop production.

Oregon regulators go after poor rural phone connections

The Oregon Public Utility Commission will fine phone companies up to $50,000 for poor connections in rural areas.

Jeff Sanders wants to bring golf tournament to Portland

Jeff Sanders and his Beaverton-based Jeff Sanders Promotions wants to add a golf tournament to Oregon.