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Budget cuts would affect other states more than Oregon

A new chart reveals that Oregon is one of the least-affected states from the impending federal automatic budget cuts.

Manufacturers could lose between $30M and $116M from CRC

Three companies that make structures upriver from the proposed Columbia River Crossing could lose between $30 million and $116 million in profits due to the lower clearance.

Zipcar adds electric vehicles in Portland

Zipcar is adding battery-powered Honda Fit EVs to the Portland State University campus with charging stations by ECOtality.

Eugene bag ban nearly here

Eugene's plastic bag ban begins May 1, and it will apply to more than just grocery stores.

Portland digital agency The Good grows

Portland digital agency The Good improves websites and streamlines online shopping. It has grown rapidly since its founding four years ago.

Portland foreclosure rate up

The foreclosure rate in Portland was up slightly in December compared to a year earlier.

Hillsboro in online contest

Hillsboro is one of 20 cities in a Huffington Post contest as part of the $5 million Bloomberg Mayors Challenge that seeks to drive innovation in local government.