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Oregon seeks to expand aquafarming

Report commissioned by the Department of Agriculture concludes the state should double the size of fish farming industry.

UO has nation's largest athletic department

The football team's new training facility was counted in the department's income statement, pushing it to the top of the list.

Nike linked to FIFA bribery scandal

According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.

State braces for cost of fighting wildfires

The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.

Senate votes to tamp down on medical marijuana

The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.

DAS seeks $16.9M to bolster cyber security

The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.

Portland approves $3.6B budget

A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."