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Portland real-estate firm plans 'crowdfunding' site

ScanlanKemperBard Cos. will launch an online crowdfunding platform for its real-estate deals.

Eugene developer proposes 14-unit apartment building

Doug Bulski hopes to build a three-story apartment complex intended for people in their 20s and 30s.

Startup Weekend Eugene aims to jumpstart businesses

The third annual Weekend will bring together designers, developers and innovators in an effort to create new companies.

Ballmers give $50M to UO

Connie and Steve Ballmer's donation will help endow scholarships, hire five researchers to study obesity and pay for a marketing campaign to promote the University of Oregon's academics.

Monsanto settles GMO wheat dispute with NW farmers

The St. Louis-based company said it would prefer to settle the case for $2.4 million rather than pay for an extended legal battle.

Portland city council to legalize Airbnb in apartments, condos

Permit applications for multi-family properties would be $100 and no city inspections would be required.

Employers adjust for impact of health reform tax

Workers will see less health care coverage for more money.