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Mayor Adams says Portland's economic strategy working

Mayor Sam Adams will report to the Portland City Council that the city's economic development strategy is working.

U.S. needs more taxes, spending cuts, economists say

The best way to reduce the deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, economists say.

Apple sells more than 5M new iPhones

Apple sold more than 5 million of its new iPhone 5 in the three days since its launch.

Oregon leads nation in food stamp use

While poverty has slowed, food stamp use continues to climb and Oregon leads the nation, 2011 census data shows.

TriQuint remains in iPhone 5

Communications chips from Hillsboro-based TriQuint Semiconductor are again in the iPhone 5.

Metro calls for Feds to study coal impacts

Metro councilors voted unanimously for a resolution that urges more federal study on the impact of proposed coal export terminals.

Oregon Investment Council pledges $225M

The Oregon Investment Council committed $225 million to two unusual investments.