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Intel tax breaks make a 30-year guarantee

The chipmaker would exempt up to $100 billion in equipment from the property taxes that other businesses pay.

UO seeks new sports product-focus grad programs

The University of Oregon wants to create two new sport product-related master's degrees —  in product design and the management of product design teams.

Beaverton company finds home in ultralight backpacking market

Since 2002, Six Moon Designs has expanded to sell its products across the globe.

Justice Department files charges against local penny stock traders

A federal grand jury indicted Salem resident Alexander Hawatmeh on charges of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and money laundering and Mikhail Galas of Vancouver with conspiracy to commit securities fraud.

Nike promotes longtime executive to head of Nike Stores

Heidi O'Neill has been named the vice president and general manager of Nike Stores; she will be responsible for overseeing the brand's global retailing.

Eastside Distilling expands into second building

The Portland-based distillery is expanding into a 41,000-square-foot building and will keep its original facility on Distillery Row.

Portland and Medford economies contrast

An economic update from the University of Oregon shows Portland grew ahead of average this spring, while Medford expanded significantly slower than average.