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Former Cover Oregon official may sue

Carolyn Lawson, the former state technology manager, may file a lawsuit for defamation and wrongful termination.

Lake Oswego biotech firm under federal investigation

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Galena Biopharma over a marketing campaign that may have violated shareholder protection laws.

SEC contacts Nike for additional disclosure

The footwear and sports apparel company has agreed to release more information about its financial performance.

Online magazine rates Eugene ninth-best downtown in U.S.

Livability.com based its calculations on factors like retail vacancies and income growth.

OSPIRG releases report on corporate tax transparency

The Oregon State Public Interest Research Group found the state does not provide legally required information about several corporate tax expenditures.

Small businesses can bypass Cover Oregon

Small businesses can now qualify for tax credits without going through the health insurance exchange.

Portland mayor touts renewal reforms, business development

Mayor Charlie Hales discussed reform of the city's Urban Renewal Districts during his State of the City speech.