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Portland mayor extends weekend street closures

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales decided to extend street closures in Old Town for another 60 days.

Medford pear market stabilizes

Medford's pear market has stabilized and is poised for a comeback after dropping 28% in production over the past five years.

Nike sends mixed signals on expansion

Nike executives continue to send mixed signals on whether the company plans to expand in Portland or Washington County.

Proposed Sherwood budget would cut jobs for third straight year

Sherwood City Manager Joe Gall's proposed budget eliminates two positions and reduces the general fund.

Intel CEO search enters 22nd week

Intel is still looking for a replacement for CEO Paul Otellini 22 weeks after news of his impending retirement in May.

Store owners on front lines of gun debate

After the gun deaths in Connecticut, sales have risen at stores selling firearms.

Oregon a finalist for 'Azalea' factory

State lawmakers confirmed that Oregon is a finalist for an electronics factory that would invest $5B in the state and employ 1,000.