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Foreclosures slow down Oregon housing market

In Multnomah County there are 91 unresolved court foreclosures and 25 nonjudicial Notice & Sale filings.

Oregon rejects Ambre Energy coal export permit

The Department of State Lands denied the Australia-based company of a key permit it needed for its proposed coal export terminal.

Portland bioscience company receives $200K

Sedia Biosciences Corp. received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid HIV test to use in developing countries.

Oregon legal pot campaign to spend $2.3M

The "Yes on 91" campaign, which supports the legalization of marijuana for adults, will purchase $2.3 million worth of television advertising.

Portland startup partners with Vevo

Vadio Inc., a startup that aims to turn Internet listeners into viewers, will partner with the music-video website to help Web radio services host music videos.

Albertina Kerr invests $6.5M to upgrade Gresham facility

The mental health nonprofit will undertake a $6.5 million reconstruction of its Gresham campus.

Tech industry boosts Portland rent, job growth

Tech jobs account for 12.6% of all new office jobs in a two-year period; high-tech companies account for 20% of major leasing activity in the United States in 2014.