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Black Friday expected to be calmer

The Black Friday rush is expected to be less crazy this year, according to Nielsen.

China's building boom boosts log exports

An increase in demand for western-style houses in China is boosting log exports from the Northwest, but not everyone in the industry considers that a good thing.

Public university tuition goes down

Funding approved by the Legislature means that tuition rates at Oregon's public universities will go down starting next year.

Winter sports season begins

The Timberline Ski Area on Mount Hood opened its Pucci chairlift, marking the beginning of the winter sports season.

NFL, Nike fight counterfeit products

Nike and the NFL continue to fight knockoff apparel on websites and outside stadiums.

Bend again among fastest growing areas in Oregon

Bend and Deschutes County are again among the fastest-growing areas in Oregon, according to new population estimates from Portland State University.

Eugene Woolworth building filling up

The new $10.8 million Woolworth Building in downtown Eugene is now 75% full.