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Innovative tech companies want cities to allow change

Tech companies pushing into Portland want the city to change their rules to enable new businesses and technologies.

Doctors: highest paid positions in state agencies

Oregon invests in doctors—they receive the highest salaries in the Department of Corrections, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon State Police and Oregon Medical Board.

DEQ issues $7,800 penalty to Columbia Forest Products

The company exceeded visual emission limits at its plywood mill.

Technology association seeks funding for "cyber excellence"

An Oregon “Center of Cyber-Excellence” would establish curriculum guidelines at the state’s universities and community colleges to help supply skilled workers for the field.

Intel will pay emissions fine

Intel will pay a $143,000 civil penalty and agree to other terms in an agreement with the DEQ.

Businesses form anti-discrimination group

The group, Oregon United Against Discrimination, says it has support from 160 large businesses to fight anti-gay discrimination.

State continues nursery probe

The Bureau of Labor Industries is investigating Leo Gentry Wholesale Nursery after workers claim they weren't fully paid.