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Durable goods orders decline as manufacturing struggles

Demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.

Oregon economic growth below norm

Besides Portland, Oregon's metro areas are growing more slowly than normal as recovery stumbles.

Oregon leaders like Obama's higher ed plan

President Obama's plan to improve higher education access is similar to Oregon's efforts, state officials said.

Oregon losing timber money

The U.S. Forest Service will take a portion of the timber payments it has promised or paid due to federal budget cuts.

Klamath water conflict continues

Cattle ranchers and hay farmers are caught up in a water supply fight with American Indians, farmers and environmentalists in the Klamath Basin.

Portland homebuying slows

The fast-paced real estate market has slowed slightly in Portland.

Oregon struggling with juniper invasion

Juniper is spreading quickly in Oregon, creating numerous environmental problems.