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Foreclosures jump statewide

Foreclosure filings fell in the Portland area last month, but jumped statewide as lenders worked overtime to get ahead of new foreclosure legislation taking effect in July.

LNG battle wages on in Astoria

LNG supporters, opponents battle it out with buttons in Astoria.

Japanese dock floats Coast tourism

Thousands of people are flocking to see a Japanese dock that was torn loose by last year's tsunami and ended up on an Oregon beach.

Fixed mortgage rates rise

Average rates on fixed mortgages rose this week, the first increase in seven weeks. But mortgage rates remain near historic lows, boosting prospects for home sales this year.

Trucking firm fights for freeway site

Central Point trucking company Combined Transport is facing obstacles to move nearer a freeway exit.

Dow up despite bad news

U.S. stocks nudged up at the opening of trading today despite a batch of bad news.

SOU threatens JPR Foundation

A strongly worded letter from Southern Oregon University's law firm threatened the Jefferson Public Radio Foundation board with "expensive" lawsuits in a dispute over ownership and control of the radio stations.