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Manufacturing grows

U.S. manufacturing grew for the first time in four months.

Construction spending drops

A solid gain in home construction failed to offset declines in nonresidential activity for builders in August.

Ocean Power announces Reedsport buoy deployment

Ocean Power Technologies announced it will deploy its first utility-scale wave energy buoy off the coast of Reedsport in spring 2013.

Upcoming bacon shortage debated in Portland

Portland restaurateurs have mixed feelings about an upcoming bacon shortage.

Fortune Data Centers opens Hillsboro facility

Fortune Data Centers opened a 240,000-square-foot facility in Hillsboro, soon to house data centers for clients.

Nike plans to expand in China

Nike's growth in China has exceeded expectations, and the company plans to go further into the Chinese market.

SoloPower Portland jobs to pay an average of $51,000

Manufacturing jobs at Portland's new SoloPower plant will pay an average of $51,000.