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Olympic Trials boost sales in Eugene

Eugene-Springfield business owners kept their expectations down after disappointing sales at the last Olympic Trials, but were pleasantly surprised by increases in business this time around.

Nike earnings miss forecasts

Nike's fourth-quarter profit unexpectedly declined for the first time since 2009.

Prineville budget drops

The City of Prineville adopted a $25 million budget, $7 million less than last fiscal year.

Oregon's forests filled with promising fungus

A group of fungi in Oregon's forests evolved to digest wood, offering promise for biofuels and even to clean up environmental contamination.

Vale geothermal plant to start generating electricity

Oregon's first geothermal plant near Vale is set to start generating electricity this summer.

Gresham hospital adds breast health center

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center's new breast health center is part of a larger effort by the Gresham hospital to provide more services locally.

Tasteless tomato culprit found

Plant geneticists have discovered the gene mutation that makes grocery store tomatoes so tasteless.