Penalty for not getting health insurance called a tax

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Beginning in 2014, if you lack health coverage, you face an annual penalty deemed a tax by the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

Class-action lawsuit filed against BP

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

A Portland lawyer filed a class-action lawsuit alleging BP West Coast Products required Oregon gas stations to charge 35 cents when they used a debit card.

 

Wells Fargo gives down payment assistance

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Wells Fargo Bank plans to help 220 Portlanders with down payment assistance under a new program.

 

Bend sound studio company grows

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Bend-based VocalBooth makes portable sound recording studios.

 

Wat'z Up Hillsboro Music Co. closing

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Downtown Hillsboro's Wat'z Up Hillsboro Music Co. is closing after 23 years.

 

Black Friday expected to be calmer

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Black Friday rush is expected to be less crazy this year, according to Nielsen.

 

China's building boom boosts log exports

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Monday, November 18, 2013

An increase in demand for western-style houses in China is boosting log exports from the Northwest, but not everyone in the industry considers that a good thing.

 
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