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Entrepreneurs hope Portland is next Silicon Valley

A growing number of computer-oriented entrepreneurs are trying to brand Portland as the new Silicon Valley for startups.

Oregon's video game industry expands

A new state program offers tax incentives to Oregon video game businesses.

Fresh hop beer season begins

The few short weeks of fresh hop beer season is here in the Pacific Northwest.

GMO bill in Oregon's special session

Genetically modified food critics are trying to get a bill off the agenda in Oregon's special legislative session.

Google tax breaks OK'd

Wasco County commissioners and The Dalles city council voted in favor of tax exemptions for a new Google data center.

Royal Caribbean adding 200 call center jobs

Royal Caribbean is adding 200 jobs by the end of the year at its Springfield call center, for a total of about 800 jobs.

USDA grants help showcase Northwest pears

USDA grants to Oregon and Washington will be used to retrofit a truck in China to showcase Northwest pears.