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Unemployed accepting lower pay

Long-term unemployment is lessening as people accept lower pay to go back to work.

China imports fall

China's imports shrank in August, a sign that its economic slump is worsening.

Kodak continues to cut jobs

Kodak is reshuffling executives and cutting jobs as it tries to emerge from bankruptcy protection.

August jobs report weak

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.1% from 8.3% in July, but only because more people gave up looking for jobs.

Blumenauer calls for food cart cash mob

Rep. Earl Blumenauer is calling for a "cash mob" at Portland food carts in advance of Paul Ryan's Monday Governor Hotel visit that could close nearby streets and businesses.

Restaurateurs optimistic about streetcar loop

Some restaurateurs in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District think the arrival of the new streetcar loop this month will benefit the neighborhood.

Post office stays open by catering to brides

The Bridal Veil post office stays open by issuing postmarks for wedding invitations.