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Oregon tries luring California food processors

Oregon economic development specialists are headed to California for the second year, hoping to lure food processing companies north.

Erickson Air-Crane acquiring Brazilian firm

Erickson Air-Crane is close to landing a Brazilian helicopter firm that specializes in South and Central American gas and oil fields.

U.S. unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

U.S. unemployment fell to 7.7% in February from 7.9%.

Pendleton gets Portland developer to help with apartment shortage

The city of Pendleton gave a Portland developer 12 acres of land to build an 80-unit development to deal with a local apartment shortage.

Coos Bay redoing wireless network

Coos Bay's wireless network is getting an upgrade by late April.

Oregon gets more time for casino plan

The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs granted Oregon an extra 60 days to comment on the Coquille Indian Tribe's proposed Medford casino.

Portland works to fix $25M budget shortfall

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is working with his staff to find solutions to the city's $25 million general fund budget shortfall.