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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.

Baker City real estate improves

Tiny Baker City is finding optimism in its real estate market.

Oregon gas prices fall as market rigging suspicions rise

The average price of gas in Oregon fell 13 cents in one week, raising suspicions of market rigging.

Indow Windows gets $1.3M investment

Portland-based Indow Windows closed on a $1.3 million Series A investment.