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U.S. economy still needs help

The U.S. economy grew at only 1.7% in the April-June quarter.

Japan resumes Oregon wheat imports

Japan agreed to resume importing Oregon soft white wheat two months after genetically modified wheat was found in an Eastern Oregon field.

UO football moves into new facility

University of Oregon's football moved into its new Phil Knight-funded $68 million 145,000 square-foot facility this week.

Liquor privatization campaign arises again in Oregon

An initiative campaign to privatize liquor sales could arise again in Oregon, grocery store lobbyists say.

Pacific Cargo Services sold in bankruptcy auction

Troutdale-based Pacific Cargo Services was auctioned off in bankruptcy, leaving Washington and Oregon workers without weeks of pay.

Chirpify raises $4M

Portland social media startup Chirpify raised an additional $4 million in backing from investors with ties to the NBA and record label Interscope.

CRAiLAR lands $3.5M in debentures

Portland natural fiber goods maker CRAiLAR Technologies is close to getting $3.5 million in subordinated convertible debentures.