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Portland prepared to increase number of taxis on roads

City Council considers gutting restrictions on number of vehicles and companies allowed to operate in the city.

Oregon organic crops in high demand

European Union consumers are building a market for organic hazelnuts, cherries.

Portland company behind 'world's most sustainable office building'

DEVELOPMENT ROUNDUP: Portland firm is part of lauded project in Seattle; city nears deal with Zidell family again; Hales proud of urban renewal changes.

4 Oregon-based beermakers make list of largest craft breweries

Brewers Association moves Deschutes up one spot to seventh-largest craft brewer by sales.

Pot expert says no need for Oregon farmers to boost yield

An Oregon State professor says the state already produces more than enough to meet demand.

Background checks on private gun sales bill debated

Gun advocates argue law is "borderline treasonous"; others say it could save lives.

Portland to allow Uber 'surge pricing'

SHARING ECONOMY ROUNDUP: Controversial surge pricing proposal moves forward in Portland; Bend places restrictions on vacation rentals.