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Tax breaks for data centers, telecommunications companies passes Senate

The proposed change to the state's tax law is intended to entice companies like Google Fiber and Comcast.

Hacienda announces opening date of Latino public market

The Portland Mercado on SE Foster Road will welcome 19 new businesses.

Pacific Continental Corp CFO to retire

Michael Reynolds will step down in the second quarter.

Gov. Kate Brown still working through transition

Gubernatorial candidates typically have two months to prepare a staff, governing strategy — Brown had less than a week.

East Coast ports benefit by labor slowdown in the West

Losses for the West Coast ports have been a boon for their East Coast counterparts as labor strife has stymied growth due to diverted cargo and lost contacts.

Rogue Valley farmer, scientists wonder if warm winter is the new normal

Mild winters will lengthen the growing season but also constrain amount of usable water while increasing potential for losses caused by fires.

Natural gas industry launching plan to expand presence in region

Portland-based Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance devises $18.3 million, five-year plan to promote efficient use of natural gas.