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Oregon businesses prepare to become benefit companies

About 15 Oregon companies are set to register as the state's first benefit companies on Jan. 2.

Portland could give Daimler $8M subsidy

The Portland Development Commission is considering giving Daimler Trucks North America a forgivable $8 million loan for its new headquarters on Swan Island.

GMO labeling fight goes to Oregon

The battle over genetically modified food labeling is moving to Oregon after being defeated in California and Washington.

Murrelets drop value of forest land

The discovery of threatened marbled murrelet seabirds dropped the value of three tracts of forest land in Coos County from $22.1 million to $3.6 million since they can no longer be logged.

Bettery partners with Safeway

Portland-based Bettery opened rechargeable battery kiosks in five Safeway stores in the Seattle area and Portland.

SolarWorld revenue drops 26 percent

SolarWorld revenue fell 26% in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period of 2012, but the company's Hillsboro factory remains a bright spot.

Oregon tech sector adding jobs

A survey of technology leaders shows that many of Oregon's tech companies plan to increase hiring over the next year, but still struggle to find talent.