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Eugene considers new fees

The Eugene City Council is exploring flat fees for city residents to help with a $6 million general budget hole for the fiscal year beginning next summer.

Nike plans startup incubator

Nike plans to work with an organization called TechStars to open a technology incubator in Portland that will help entrepreneurs develop technology for Nike+ products.

Kitzhaber calls special legislative session for Nike expansion

Gov. John Kitzhaber called legislators to a Dec. 14 special session to allow Nike to make a major expansion in exchange for assurances over Oregon's tax rate.

New Seasons Market names new CEO

New Season Market named Wendy Collie its new CEO and President. She begins Jan. 2.

Portland company Tyfone wins backing from CIA's investment arm

Portland-based mobile payments company Tyfone landed investment from In-Q-Tel, the CIA's venture capital group.

Eugene-Springfield companies network on Silicon Shire website

An online directory of Eugene-Springfield technology companies called the Silicon Shire is beginning to show results.

Oregon pushes for pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers

Oregon's Legislature is looking to reduce greenhouse gases from cars and trucks with a new pollution-reporting mandate for fuel providers.