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Drone launched over Pendleton

The Oregon Army National Guard launched a drone in Pendleton, the first-ever flight of an unmanned military aircraft through civilian airspace.

Oregon Capitol gets EV chargers

Three new electric vehicle chargers are now installed near Oregon's State Capitol.

Legislature bans Waldo Lake motors

The Oregon House approved a measure banning all gas-powered engines from Waldo Lake. It now goes to Gov. Kitzhaber.

Portland bandage-maker acquired for $3M

Portland-based surgical bandage-maker HemCon Medical Technologies was acquired for $3 million by a Connecticut company.

Clatskanie ethanol plant now shipping crude oil

Cascade Grain's $200 million ethanol plant is now being used to store and ship crude oil.

Rising housing costs hurt working Oregon families

One in four employed families in Oregon face a severe housing burden, according to a new report.

Hales proposes arts tax deal

Portland mayor Charlie Hales proposed a deal on the controversial 2012 city arts tax.