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Portland car rental company announces layoffs

Avis Budget Group plans to lay off 55 employees in Portland.

Portland an EV leader

Portland is featured among 16 cities worldwide in a report about early supporters of electric vehicles.

Portland builders support natural methods

Several Portland builders are working with the city to bring natural construction into the mainstream.

Facebook increases IPO price

Facebook increased the price range it expects to sell its stock for to between $34 and $38 per share.

Business inventory growth slows

Business inventories rose 0.3% in March, the smallest increase since November.

Anti-foreclosure program struggles

A state program to help homeowners avoid foreclosure has struggled through mistakes and a slow start.

PDX gets pre-screening

Portland International Airport will join a dozen other airports in offering prescreening by the TSA.