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Consumers slow down spending

Americans slowed down their spending after wrapping up back-to-school buying.

Chinese company sues Obama for blocking wind project

A Chinese-owned company is suing President Obama for barring the company from building a windfarm near an Oregon Navy base.

Portland export plan could create 113,000 jobs

The Greater Portland Export Initiative plans to create more than 113,000 jobs in the Portland area by doubling exports in five years.

New Seasons CEO leaving to start convenience store chain

Lida Sedlar is leaving her job as chief executive at New Seasons Market to create a chain of healthy convenience stores in the Portland area.

Former Typhoon executive charged with $1M theft

Former Typhoon COO Richard Anderson pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole $1 million from the restaurant chain.

Portland pizzeria to expand in Eugene

Portland pizza shop Sizzle Pie plans to open a branch in Eugene by the end of the year.

Oregon No. 6 for entrepreneurship

Oregon ranks sixth among the nation's states for entrepreneurship, according to the 2011 U.S. State Entrepreneurship Index.