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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.

Concordia College monitors food waste

Portland's Concordia University wanted to find a solution to its growing food waste that was becoming out of control.

Oregon's underemployment 4th worst in U.S.

Oregon's underemployment is the 4th worst in the U.S., at 17.2% in 2012.

Intel paid outgoing CEO $18.9M

Intel paid outgoing CEO Paul Otellini a package valued at $18.9 million last year as he prepared to retire, a 10% raise.

Bipartisan budget plan stalled

A bipartisan compromise to balance Oregon's budget could come apart, Republicans say.

Proposed Washington budget doesn't include CRC funding

A proposed $8.7 billion Washington state transportation budget doesn't include funding for the state's portion of the Columbia River Crossing.

Schnitzer Steel profits drop

Schnitzer Steel Industries' fiscal second-quarter net income dropped 10%, due in part to a restructuring charge.