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Foreclosure activity down

Lenders foreclosed on 52,000 U.S. homes in April, down 16% from 62,000 in April 2012.

LNG pipeline unites landowners against it

The potential environmental impact of the proposed Pacific Connecter Gas Pipeline has landowners worried.

Longshore union protests grain lockout in boats

Longshore workers are taking to the water to confront scabs in the Portland and Vancouver grain terminal lockouts.

Portland should spend more on bikes

Portland should spend more on bicycle infrastructure, says a report by the Portland City Club.

Eugene tech firm expands

Real estate technology company IDX Inc. is expanding in Eugene.

Oregon cracks down on foul odors

Oregon regulators developed a strategy to deal with bad smells from compost plants, landfills and other sources.

Community College growing new farmers

Clackamas Community College's new urban agriculture program is the first in the state.