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Gov. Brown encourages investigation into use of energy tax credits

Installation of solar panels at Oregon State University and Oregon Institute of Technology connected to possible fraud.

Oregon has third-highest ID theft complaints

A report by Federal Trade Commission finds the Beaver State has a high rate of identity theft.

Company aims to make Portland's Lloyd District a neighborhood

PORTLAND ROUNDUP: Development buzzes in Lloyd District; East Portland residents want out; prices of homes skyrocket throughout city.

Employment bills move forward in Oregon legislature

LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Social media and employment bill passes Senate; House approves measure allowing workers to discuss wages.

Portland, count, release draft of 2015 Climate Action Plan

Proposal calls for carbon emissions to be cut 80 percent by 2050.

Oregon's unemployment rate officially hits pre-recession levels

6.3 percent represents the lowest level of unemployment since July 2008.

Kitzhaber emails illustrate disconnect between environmental rhetoric, friendship with campaign contributor

Former Gov. John Kitzhaber responded enthusiastically to a project that his adviser warned as having "serious problems" with how it "has carried out its work."