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Portland chefs nominated for James Beard Awards

Twelve Portland chefs and two restaurants are nominated for James Beard Awards.

Craft3, Goldman Sachs to help rural businesses

Craft3 and Goldman Sachs plan to give out $5.5 million in small business loans in rural Oregon and Washington.

Oregon aims to double STEM college degrees

As part of Oregon's efforts to double the number of college degrees in science, technology, engineering and math by 2030, The University of Oregon and Arcimoto teamed up to host Lane County educators.

Facebook plans cold storage in Prineville

Facebook plans to try out a more efficient storage system known as "cold storage" at its Prineville data center. The social network already holds over 240 billion photos, and users add 350 million photos every day.

Underwater mortgage rates fall in Portland

The negative mortgage equity rate fell in Portland, but 28% of all mortgage holders still owe more than their homes are worth, according to a report by Zillow.

OSU engineers test nuclear reactor

Oregon State University engineers will be testing a new nuclear energy technology that they believe can't melt down.

Closing coal plants could mean new wind energy opportunities

The planned shutdown of 2,500 megawatts in coal plants could mean new opportunities for wind energy, says Renewable Northwest Project executive director Rachel Shimshak.