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1 of 7 Oregonians in poverty

One in seven Oregonians lived in poverty in 2010 and 2011, Census Bureau data shows.

Kitzhaber wants to expand CCOs

Governor Kitzhaber wants to expand coordinated care organizations to be available for people on Medicare, public employees and the private business sector.

Natural gas terminal plan includes power plant

A proposed natural gas export terminal at Coos Bay will now include a power plant to chill and condense the fuel into LNG.

Midwest drought challenging Northwest dairies

The impact of the Midwest drought on grain production is affecting dairy producers in the Northwest.

Oregon film goes green

Oregon Film is working to green the industry.

Portland to fluoridate water

Portland's City Council voted unanimously to fluoridate the city's water supply.

Salem gets new downtown plan

A group of business owners have drafted a plan to improve foot traffic in downtown Salem.