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Investment in Portland community has yet to pay off

Residents of the Lents neighborhood expected more from the $96 million spent to revitalize the area.

Digimarc speeds up grocery lines

The company's watermark technology can scan over 30 items a minute.

Winter drought sparks statewide concerns

Officials warn Oregonians to be wary of the unusually dry weather.

Settlement reached in alleged sexual assault lawsuit

Portland investor Nitin Khanna settled a civil lawsuit accusing him of rape.

Oregon's economic recovery carrying over to 2014

The state's economy continues to grow at a steady rate.

Twin methanol plants in Columbia County considered environmentally safe

Supporters of the two $1 billion-refineries say emissions would be "cleaner than those from factories that use petroleum or coal to make methanol."

Lake Oswego debates downtown redevelopment plan

Residents testified about the plan to build an upscale housing and retail center.