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Oregon gas prices ninth most expensive in U.S.

Oregon's gas prices are the ninth most expensive in the nation for the second week in a row.

Willamette Valley agencies win federal grant

The Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments won more than $1.7 million in federal funding as part of the Make it America Challenge.

Intel scientists study effects of air pollution on computers

Intel scientists in Hillsboro are studying the effects of air pollution on the insides of computers, to protect electronics in India and China.

Port of Vancouver approves Tesoro lease

The Port of Vancouver's board unanimously approved a 10-year lease for a crude oil handling facility.

Cover Oregon struggles to reach immigrant communities

Cover Oregon is having difficulties in its outreach to refugee and immigrant communities.

Job polarization increases in Oregon

Jobs are being added in Oregon, but most are at either the high end or low end of the pay scale.

Port of Portland shipping costs could rise

If Hanjin stops making its weekly trips to the Port of Portland, it will mean higher costs for companies like Columbia Sportswear and Fred Meyer, as they will have to truck in goods from ports in Puget Sound.