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Oregon among most liberal and least religious states

Two Gallup polls identify the state as one of the most politically liberal states and one of the least religious across the nation.

Trader Joe's withdraws from Portland development

The grocery store will not open a new site in Northeast Portland.

Oregon Legislature opens with ceremony

The state Legislature convened for a 35-day session.

Lane County digital jobs on the rise

Tech companies in the area are hiring.

Oregon solar panel firm to restart

SoloPower Systems Inc. is working on plans to begin production at its Portland factory.

Portland firm chosen to build new Trader Joe's

The African-American owned construction company, Colas Construction, will serve as the general contractor behind the $8-million Trader Joe's development in Northeast Portland.

Co-packing helps food companies sell in broader markets

A company in Lane County offers co-packing services to small businesses unable to package their own products.