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Umatilla chemical depot to become business center

The federal government is preparing to transfer its more than 9,000 acres to local control, and businesses could be recruited by 2014.

New bill addresses Marion County health care dispute

Arguments over Oregon Health Plan money in Marion County has come to the Legislature in the form of HB 3309.

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici to promote U.S. manufacturing

The Oregon Democrat is meeting Monday morning with the owner of a maker of sports bras, in part to draw attention to bills Bonamici says would promote U.S.-based manufacturing.

"Tech4Change" awards Ecovaluate grand prize

The weekend's startup event presented by Mercy Corps and Seattle-based Startup Weekend attracted 70 participants, including one from Egypt.

UO to break ground on $50 rec facility

Students approved a $50 million expansion of the Student Recreation Center, to break ground in July.

Salem may give rehab center tax break

Backers of a proposed medical rehabilitation center have asked the city for a 10-year waiver on property taxes.

Cannon Beach weighs land purchase

City officials consider buying 55 acres above tsunami zone for school, emergency shelters.