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UO student housing sites sold

A Chicago-based real estate investment company purchased four complexes near the University of Oregon for about $40 million.

Mentor Graphics reports record earnings

The Wilsonville-based company saw its profit jump 71% in the quarter ending January 31.

Mortgaged Portland-area homeowners remain 'under water'

15.2% of metro-area homeowners with a mortgage still owed more than their home was worth at the end of 2013.

Employers paid idle longshoremen $1M since June

West Coast employers have shelled out more than $1 million to Portland-area longshore union members for not working during lockouts.

Adidas tops list for efforts to end Uzbekistan-sourced cotton

The sports apparel manufacturer had the highest ranking among 49 brands judged for their efforts to eliminate the cotton in their supply chains.

Oregon food inspectors overworked

Only 68% of the state's grocery stores, bakeries and food warehouses receive a yearly health inspection.

Governor Kitzhaber reenters Port of Portland chaos

The conflict between longshore workers and terminal operator ICTSI Oregon Inc. has many trucking companies levying surcharges.