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Railroad grants to help Rogue Valley

Trains consistently moving freight over the Siskiyous will give Southern Oregon shippers a viable new option for reaching California markets and their own facilities there.

Oregon reins in energy tax credits

Clean energy companies in Oregon are finding lawmakers more reluctant to give them tax credits.

4 scenarios for Thursday's health-care ruling

The Supreme Court’s eagerly awaited ruling on the 2010 federal health-care law is expected on Thursday, when the court will announce its final opinions of the term.

Housing sales increased for May

Americans bought new homes in May at the fastest pace in more than two years. The increase suggests a modest recovery in the housing market continues, despite weaker job growth.

PDX considers tax for arts

The City Council will consider placing a measure on the ballot to collect a $35 tax on Portlanders to help fund school art programs and non-profit art organizations on Wednesday.

Markets drop as Europe meets

Market gloom prevailed Monday at the start of a crucial week for the euro, as Spain made a formal application for billions and European leaders looks for ways to shore up their currency.

Oregon Growth Board gears up

A new board created this year to spur more economic growth in Oregon will meet for the first time on Tuesday.