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Portland-based software company teams with Microsoft

Swan Island Networks is partnering with Microsoft's CityNext program to solve major urban problems.

Cover Oregon midpack in signups

The state's health insurance exchange ranks seventh among the 15 states in the nation that built their own health care exchanges.

Portland City Council rejects union's design for affordable housing

City council members opposed the Service Employees International Union Local 49's appeal of a new design for the Park Avenue West Tower.

Oregon among top tech exporters

The state ranks sixth nationally and sends technology products worth $6.4 billion overseas each year.

Oregon ranked 13th best for solar power

The Environmental Oregon Research and Policy Center identifies the state as the 13th highest in the nation for per capita solar installations.

Longshore union disapproves of incentive payments

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union view the payments as indirect subsidies of Port of Portland terminal operator ICTSI Oregon Inc.

DEQ issues permits for Oregon coal export terminal

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued air quality, water quality and stormwater construction permits for Morrow Pacific's proposed Coyote Island Terminal in Boardman.