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Health plan goes live Oct. 1

Oregon's health insurance exchange website goes live Oct. 1, and isn't expected to go smoothly due to technical difficulties.

CIA backs Portland startup AppThwack

The CIA's venture capital arm, In-Q-Tel, made an undisclosed investment in Portland startup AppThwack.

Ports key for rural jobs

Oregon's ports are being hurt by declining federal support and job losses, officials told a Senate committee.

Timber fight upcoming

Oregon environmental groups will push for increased logging restrictions if a federal bill to boost harvest passes Congress.

Insitu lands $300M Navy contract

Insitu won a $300 million contract to support unmanned aircraft for the Navy.

BLM considers logging near Vida

The federal Bureau of Land Management is considering logging on parts of forestland near Vida.

Daimler confirms Swan Island HQ plans

Daimler Trucks North America plans a new waterfront headquarters on wan Island, a $150 million project that will add 400 jobs.