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Lawmakers consider new lottery bills

Three new bills aim to stop problem gambling with Oregon Lottery games.

Leading indicators suggest economic growth in 2013

The Conference Board's index of leading indicators suggests economic growth for 2013.

PSU adds online business degree

Portland State University's School of Business Administration is adding an online bachelor's degree in business administration.

Wind energy impact equal to removing 550,000 cars

Oregon's wind energy has the equivalent climate impact of removing 550,000 cars from the road each year, according to a report by Environment Oregon.

Oregon received $95M in federal bicycle funding

Oregon received more than $95 million in federal funding for bicycle and pedestrian improvements between 1992 and 2009.

Oregon state government employment fell in 2012

The Oregon state government shed 500 jobs in 2012, including higher education.

Precision Castparts announces $750M share buyback

Precision Castparts third-quarter revenues jumped 13% after the company announced a $750 million share buyback program.