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Oregon economy rebounded in April

Both of Oregon's economic measures tracked by the University of Oregon rebounded in April.

Precision Castparts workers prepare for union vote

2,300 eligible Precision Castparts workers will vote tomorrow and Friday on whether to unionize. 

Home prices jump most in 7 years

Oregon home prices jumped 15.5% from last year, placing it among the top five states nationally.

States mitigate Columbia River bridge impact

Washington and Oregon signed agreements with two manufacturers that would be impacted by the proposed Columbia River Crossing.

Oregon Legislature extends workplace protections to interns

The Oregon Legislature agreed to extend workplace protections against harassment and discrimination to unpaid interns.

One Direction opening Portland pop-up

Boy band One Direction is opening a pop-up store at Pioneer Place in downtown Portland.

Umpqua Bank parent buys Washington firm

Umpqua Holdings agreed to pay $158 million for the parent of Financial Pacific Leasing, a Washington company that leases equipment to small businesses.