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Salem business refurbishes old wine barrels

Salem business reWine Barrels restores old wine barrels so they can be used to make more wine, instead of being used as planters or other decor.

Commercial real estate picks up

The commercial real estate market is heating up in the Portland metropolitan region.

Cover Oregon hand sorts 7,300 paper applications

Cover Oregon has turned to old-fashioned paper applications due to glitches in the new online insurance marketplace.

Special session boosts Crook County schools

The Oregon Legislature's special session yielded $100 million for statewide K-12 schools beginning in the 2014-15 school year.

Trail Blazers introduce dynamic pricing

The Portland Trail Blazers will now determine single game ticket prices using dynamic pricing.

Food stamp benefits drop

A temporary increase of food stamp benefits as part of a recession stimulus package ends today. About 20% of Oregonians participate in the federal food stamp program.

Audit finds UO payroll abuses

University of Oregon supervisors let 15 employees claim unearned overtime to make up for furloughs, an audit by the secretary of state's office found.