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More bosses sending partisan emails

The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision has allowed business leaders to go further in urging their employees to vote a particular way.

Vestas closing three U.S. research centers

Vestas is closing its three primary research and development operations in the U.S. by the end of the second quarter.

Jail cutting 35 more beds

Lane County jail is cutting 35 more beds because of an unanticipated reduction in federal prisoners at the lockup.

'Solarize' program leads to new business models

Portland's former Solarize pilot is leading to new approaches to buying solar and running solar businesses.

Studded tires now legal in Oregon

Studded tires are now legal on Oregon roadways, from Nov. 1 to April 1.

W+K produces Sony ad featuring James Bond

Portland advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy unveiled a new commercial for Sony featuring James Bond, to coincide with the release of the new 007 movie, "Skyfall."

Carmakers report gains despite Sandy

Major automakers are reporting sales increases for October despite losing three dales of sales to Sandy.