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Planned coal export terminal would exceed pollution standards

Ambre Energy's proposed coal export terminal at Port of Morrow in Boardman would violate federal air quality standards, a Sierra Club-commissioned study says.

Oregon tax lawsuits could have big budget impact

Two lawsuits challenging Oregon tax law could cause the state budget to lose millions.

Columbia Sportswear to slow innovations

Columbia Sportswear executives plan to slow the pace of new innovations after churning out so much new technology since 2008.

Kitzhaber wants to add 200,000 to Oregon Health Plan

Gov. John Kitzhaber's proposed expansion to the Oregon Health Plan could cover more Oregonians if his budget gets through the Legislature.

Oregon lawmakers consider a sales tax

Three Oregon politicians are saying it's time to add a 5% sales tax to the state's tax plan.

Portland trash falls 38 percent

Changes to Portland's trash and recycling pickups led to a 38% drop in garbage picked up over the last year.

Convention Center hotel plans firm up

Proposed plans for a Hyatt hotel at the Oregon Convention Center are being released, even when its political outlook is uncertain.