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Talks begin to settle port dispute

A labor dispute at the Port of Portland that has disrupted shipping traffic in the Pacific Northwest for weeks entered a new phase this week.

New focus for Pacific Retirement Services

Once an ambitious builder and buyer of senior continuing care facilities, Pacific Retirement Services has changed its focus to management, consulting and marketing.

Railroad grants to help Rogue Valley

Trains consistently moving freight over the Siskiyous will give Southern Oregon shippers a viable new option for reaching California markets and their own facilities there.

Oregon reins in energy tax credits

Clean energy companies in Oregon are finding lawmakers more reluctant to give them tax credits.

4 scenarios for Thursday's health-care ruling

The Supreme Court’s eagerly awaited ruling on the 2010 federal health-care law is expected on Thursday, when the court will announce its final opinions of the term.

Housing sales increased for May

Americans bought new homes in May at the fastest pace in more than two years. The increase suggests a modest recovery in the housing market continues, despite weaker job growth.

PDX considers tax for arts

The City Council will consider placing a measure on the ballot to collect a $35 tax on Portlanders to help fund school art programs and non-profit art organizations on Wednesday.