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Gresham utility fee moves forward

Gresham is going forward with a modified version of the $7.50 monthly utility fee it proposed in September.

Stores get creative to lure holiday shoppers

The rise of online shopping and the sluggish economy is forcing stores to offer more than deep discounts to attract shoppers this holiday season.

Xzeres raises $1.5M

Wilsonville-based wind turbine maker Xzeres closed on $1.5 million of a $2 million equity round.

EV buyers more educated and wealthier

Electric car owners are more well-off and well-educated than the average consumer, new reports say.

Oregon revenue forecast on target

Oregon lawmakers have $30.5 million more to spend for the current two-year budget than they thought, and $54.9 million more for the next two years.

Oregonians benefit from mortgage settlement

Thousands of Oregonians have collected more than $199 million in housing-debt relief as part of a national mortgage settlement with five major servicers.

Portland mall managers' Black Friday tips

As the masses prepare to descend upon malls for Black Friday, Portland area mall managers offer tips to make shopping a little easier.