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Portland city council to legalize 'Airbnb-style' short-term rentals

Short-term rentals in single-family homes will be considered legal as long as the host pays a $180 permit fee, has their home inspected every six years, pays lodging taxes and lives on-site for at least nine months out of the year.

Zidell family considering two more South Waterfront buildings

The family owns 33 acres at South Waterfront and is planning an apartment building and an office building.

Pacific Northwest Kale Chips acquired by Colorado company

The Portland-based kale chip maker was purchased by the organic dried fruit company, Made In Nature.

Oracle contracts worth nearly $130M

Oracle holds 1,280 individual contracts with Oregon, local municipalities and school districts; combined they are worth $129,544,761

Oregon landlords can no longer advertise 'No Section 8'

Landlords are no longer allowed to turn away prospective tenants because they receive rent subsidies from the federal Section 8 program.

Oregon GMO labeling backers meet signature deadline

Supporters of the initiative that would require the labeling of GMO foods plan to submit more than 100,000 signatures to the state elections office.

Top Portland tech CEO faces sexual assault allegations

Urban Airship's Scott Kveton is fighting an investigation of claims from a former girlfriend, who says Kveton assaulted her in 2012 and 2013.