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PGE breaks ground on natural gas plant

Portland General Electric Co. broke ground on a new natural gas plant outside of Clatskanie.

Oregon incentive data incomplete

Oregon officials have filed only six of 18 required reports on $665 million in subsidies.

Oregon outpaces other states in clean jobs

Oregon ranked highest on a recent Clean Jobs Index.

Shrimping increases in Oregon

Shrimp is the second-largest fishery in Oregon, growing rapidly in the last few decades.

Oregon ranks as worst state to retire in

A recent study of the best U.S. states to retire in, counting Washington D.C., ranked Oregon worst in 51st place.

Ruby Receptionists expands to Beaverton

Portland-based Ruby Receptionists is opening a new Beaverton office, where the company plans to employ 174 people by 2015.

Oregon home prices surge

U.S. home prices rose 10.5% in March compared with a year ago, and Oregon ranked fifth out of the 50 states with a 14.3% gain.