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Unemployment drops in Marion, Polk Counties

Marion County had an unemployment rate of 7.3% in February. In Polk County, unemployment declined from 8.2% to 6.6% last month.

Portland class teaches coding

Epicodus is a four-month program that teaches people with little to no programming experience how to code.

Portland-based fitness chain opens world headquarters

Barre3 will move its headquarters from the Pearl District to 4015 N. Williams Street.

Beaverton window manufacturing plant to close

Mercer Industries announced that it will be shutting down its manufacturing operations.

Oregon mid-pack on toxic pollution

The state ranked 35th in the nation for the total amount of toxic chemicals released into the environment.

Oregon alcohol revenue propped up by millennials

Oregonians between the age 25 and 34 spend approximately $564 per year on liquor.

Eugene nonprofit to close

Cascade Sierra Solutions owes $19 million to 13 secured creditors and around $40,000 to an additional 80 unsecured creditors.