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Estate tax measure fails

Oregon voters rejected Measure 84, which would abolish estate taxes. The state will continue to tax inherited estates worth more than $1 million.

Banks city manager quits abruptly

Banks City Manager Kyle Awesome quit abruptly, after local newspaper the Forest Grove Leader raised questions about his background and resume.

Retailers and online stores battle

Brick-and-mortar retailers and online stores are going head-to-head for holiday dollars.

Oregon's economy slows further

Oregon's economy fell in September, thanks to one of the sharpest monthly jobs losses since the recession.

NatureBake merging into Dave's Killer Bread

Milwaukie-based NatureBake is merging into its popular Dave's Killer Bread brand.

Golden Temple dispute over

The three-year dispute over control of a Eugene natural foods company was settled with business and religious leaders dropping claims against each other.

Oregon tech on election night broadcasts

Wilsonville-based Perceptive Pixel's touch screen technology will be used in election night broadcasts.