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New home sales rise

Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose 3.6% in July, matching May's two-year high.

Portland eastside streetcar already has problems

Portland's new eastside streetcar hasn't started running yet, but it is already cutting back service.

Jobless rates up in Oregon

Jobless rates in many areas of Oregon increased in July.

Rackspace confirms Oregon data center plans

Texas-based data hosting company Rackspace confirmed it purchased property at the Port of Morrow, but it hasn't finalized building plans yet.

Pamplin launches new Hillsboro newspaper

The Pamplin Media Group is launching a new newspaper called the Hillsboro Tribune on Sept. 7.

Oregon State Fair has funding problems

The Oregon State Fair's 150th anniversary is expected to turn a slight profit during its 11-day run, but the rest of the year has funding issues.

Adaptive reuse can be infeasible

Construction a new energy-efficient building is more harmful to the environment than reusing an existing structure.