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Portland gets first community solar project

Portland's Southwest Community Center is getting a set of solar panels from an Oregon Community Foundation grant.

Oregon knife companies hope to relax TSA rules

Oregon's knife manufacturers are hoping the TSA will follow through on its plans to permit small knives aboard aircraft again.

Olympia oysters thrive

Oregon's only native oyster was harvested nearly to extinction a century ago, but is now thriving off the coast again.

Oregon's unemployment falls to 8 percent

Oregon's unemployment rate fell to 8% in April from 8.2% in March.

OLCC chair resigns

Oregon Liquor Control Commission chair Cassandra Skinner announced she will resign effective June 30.

Enterprise Zones save Hillsboro businesses $10M

Hillsboro's Enterprise Zone agreements saved businesses $10 million in property taxes and more than doubled the area's employment.

Audit says Oregon not tracking food-stamp fraud

Oregon's Department of Human Services doesn't know how much fraud is going on among the 813, 446 Oregon Trail cardholders, a new audit says.