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Oregon House votes to legalize marijuana dispensaries

The Oregon House approved a bill that would legalize and regulate retail outlets for medical marijuana.

Lane County jobless rate drops below 8 percent

Lane County's jobless rate fell to 7.8% in May, down a full percentage point from a year ago.

Portland Seed Fund plans second edition

The Portland Seed Fund is planning to launch a second, larger edition in the fall.

Other shoe brands choosing Portland

Shoe companies like Switzerland-based On Running are choosing Portland for North American headquarters because it's where the talent is.

Ochoco keeping office in Prineville

Despite Ochoco Lumber's decision to sell off 32,475 acres of timberland, the company will still keep their headquarters in Prineville.

Kitzhaber signs three energy bills

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed three pieces of energy legislation that drew broad support.

Home prices post record rise

Home prices are rising at record rates due to a small supply and slow construction on new homes.