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Federal Reserve ready to take action, Bernanke says

Chairman Ben Bernanke says the Federal Reserve will provide more help to fix high unemployment if the economy doesn't improve.

National underwear brand launching Portland line

National organic clothing brand PACT is launching a Portland-themed line of underwear.

Smoking bans take effect at UO, OSU

An official smoking ban kicks in this week at the University of Oregon and Oregon State University.

PCC class helps small businesses export

Portland Community College's Small Business Development Center wants to help more small Oregon businesses enter the export market.

Business owners concerned about Oregon economy

The latest state economic forecast made many Oregon business owners wary with its indication that the economy may be worsening.

30-year mortgage falls to 3.59 percent

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell to just slightly above record lows, contributing to the current modest housing recovery.

American Airlines, US Airways nearing merger

American Airlines and US Airways are getting closer to a potential merger.