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Oregonians benefit from mortgage settlement

Thousands of Oregonians have collected more than $199 million in housing-debt relief as part of a national mortgage settlement with five major servicers.

Portland mall managers' Black Friday tips

As the masses prepare to descend upon malls for Black Friday, Portland area mall managers offer tips to make shopping a little easier.

Walmart to open Neighborhood Market store in Springfield

Walmart plans to open one of its smaller Neighborhood Market stores at Gateway Mall in Springfield.

Northwest blueberry crops set records

Oregon is forecasting a 70-75 million pound blueberry crop in 2012, compared to 65.5 million pounds in 2011.

Port shipping line calls claims "fake grievances"

Hanjin Shipping managers say lost-wage claims filed by the longshore union at the Port of Portland are "fake grievances."

Natural foods manufacturer lands $7M

Portland-based Bridgetown Natural Foods secured a $7 million line of credit to allow it to retire startup loans early.

Portland loses jobs for 2nd straight month

The Portland metro area experienced steep job losses for the second straight month, losing 5,300 jobs in October.