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Portland's economy grows

Portland's economy expanded faster than normal in July, topping the rest of the state, according to a University of Oregon index.

Manufacturing jobs a social equalizer

Portland's manufacturing jobs pay more, and offer economic equity for minorities.

Canola fight pits organic foodies against biofuel advocates

The Willamette Valley's controversy over growing canola for biofuel is creating a conflict between producers of organic foods and renewable energy.

PGE pays to repair botched solar installation

Portland General Electric will pay $1 million to repair fire hazards in a solar rooftop installed through a ProLogis partnership.

Capital One cuts Tigard jobs

Capital One expects to cut 217 jobs in its Tigard collections department by 2013.

PeaceHealth cuts Lane County jobs

Through restructuring, PeaceHealth has cut at least 130 jobs from its Lane County operations in the past year.

Portland startup wants to change consumer battery business

Portland startup Bettery Inc. wants to green the battery business with vending machines.