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UO barely ranks on public education value list

The University of Oregon ranked 98th of 100 for in-state and 99th for out-of-state students on a list of best values in public education for 2013.

Firebrand Sports joins boutique fitness market

The latest addition to Portland's booming boutique gym market is Firebrand Sports.

Gubser group using social networking site

The Gubser Neighborhood Association in Keizer is turning to a private social networking site to encourage participation.

Granite Construction to pay environmental fine

Granite Construction agreed to pay a $735,000 penalty to resolve EPA allegations from a contracted U.S. 20 project.

City Center Parking sold

City Center Parking, Portland's largest and oldest parking lot operation, was acquired by Imperial Parking of Vancouver, B.C.

Thousands of Oregonians benefit from unemployment extension

An extension of the federal unemployment benefit program will help an estimated 35,000 Oregonians.

NexPlanar reports $10M investment

Hillsboro-based semiconductor company NexPlanar reported $10 million in new investment.