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Wind energy impact equal to removing 550,000 cars

Oregon's wind energy has the equivalent climate impact of removing 550,000 cars from the road each year, according to a report by Environment Oregon.

Oregon received $95M in federal bicycle funding

Oregon received more than $95 million in federal funding for bicycle and pedestrian improvements between 1992 and 2009.

Oregon state government employment fell in 2012

The Oregon state government shed 500 jobs in 2012, including higher education.

Precision Castparts announces $750M share buyback

Precision Castparts third-quarter revenues jumped 13% after the company announced a $750 million share buyback program.

Sealy workers ask for help to keep North Portland factory open

Workers at the Sealy's mattress plant in North Portland that is to close in March asked the Oregon Investment Council to pressure the factory's owner to keep it open.

U.S. unemployment claims drop to 5-year low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment fell to the lowest level in five years last week.

Portland gets first streetcar from United Streetcar contract

United Streetcar delivered the first of five long-delayed streetcars to Portland.