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Oregon a finalist for 'Azalea' factory

State lawmakers confirmed that Oregon is a finalist for an electronics factory that would invest $5B in the state and employ 1,000.

Feds recommend removing Klamath River dams

The federal government recommended that all four hydroelectric dams be removed from the Klamath River in Oregon and California to help with salmon runs.

Nike executives meet with Portland city commissioners

Nike is still considering expanding to Portland, as evidenced by company executives meeting with three of four city commissioners.

Unemployment checks fall

Oregon sent 700,000 fewer unemployment checks in the beginning of 2013 compared to a year ago.

PERS cuts fast-tracked

A Democratic plan to cut PERS could reach Gov. John Kitzhaber's desk next week.

Eugene's Broadway Place sold for $18M

Eugene's downtown residential and commercial complex, Broadway Place, was sold to an Arizona company for $18 million.

Construction and manufacturing boost Oregon's economy

Construction and manufacturing, two of the hardest hit industries in the recession, lifted Oregon's economy in February.