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Portland public schools to hire more employees

Portland Public Schools plans on adding 30 full-time teaching positions and 68 part-time classified employee positions this year.

Health alert issued for chicken sold in Oregon

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday issued a public health alert for raw chicken packaged at three Foster Farms facilities in California after 278 people fell ill.

Oregon companies provide e-cigarette 'juice'

Three Medford companies created flavored nicotine "juice" for the booming electronic cigarette business.

Burnside Bridgehead sites being redeveloped

The four blocks that make up the Burnside Bridgehead in Portland are headed for redevelopment.

Green Zebra Grocery opening first location

Former New Seasons CEO Lisa Sedlar is opening her first healthy convenience store in North Portland on October 8.

Springfield plans major Gateway Mall renovation

The Gateway Mall's proposed redevelopment could end Springfield's long-standing authority to approve anchor tenants.

Hood River entrepreneur fighting in court

Hood River businessman Jim Cole is fighting in court in support of his multimillion-dollar companies Maxam Laboratories and TurboSonic USA.