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Levi's drops Wieden+Kennedy

Levi Strauss & Co. dropped Wieden+Kennedy as its advertising agency after five years.

Wells Fargo lays off 92 in Portland

Wells Fargo has laid off 92 employees at a Portland mortgage center over the past few months.

Kitzhaber joins zero-emission car alliance

Gov. John Kitzhaber joined leaders from seven other states in calling for 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles to be added to the road in the next 12 years.

Oregon must act quickly on CRC, ODOT head says

Oregon lawmakers must act this fall to recommit money to the Columbia River Crossing, Oregon Department of Transportation Director Matthew Garrett says.

Bank of the Cascades to buy Home Federal Bank

Bend-based Bank of the Cascades is buying Idaho's Home Federal Bank. The deal gives Bank of the Cascades $2.4 billion in assets and 56 branches in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Oregon Bancorp buys back shares after recession

Oregon Bancorp purchased a stake in Willamette Valley Bank held by the U.S. Department of Treasury since 2009.

Oregon job vacancies soar

Job vacancies in Oregon reached their highest level this summer since the Great Recession.