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Oregon Zoo buys elephants for $400K

The Oregon Zoo bought elephants Lily and Tusko from Have Trunk Will Travel for $400,000, voiding the loan agreement with the California company.

Peace Corps rates high at University of Oregon

University of Oregon is the eighth-highest Peace Corps volunteer-producing campus out of the largest universities in the U.S.

Growing organic industry helps Gresham business

The booming organic food industry is causing rapid growth at Organically Grown in Gresham, the largest wholesale distributor of organic food in the northwest.

Goodwill's job centers help Oregonians find work

Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast Counties is opening a fourth employment center to help boost the number of clients it helps find work. 700 clients reported to the agency that they found work last year.

Upstart Labs secures investment for startup incubator

Portland-based Upstart Labs secured new investment from Rogue Venture Partners for its startup incubator.

ODA opens area to canola production

The Oregon Department of Agriculture opened 2,500 acres in the Willamette Valley to canola production.

Oregon Health Authority director influenced forecast

The Oregon Health Authority "influenced" the caseload estimate for a program, leading to a $141 million budget surplus, an audit shows.