Oregon economy makes gains

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Oregon's economy is growing at the average pace it has maintained since 1990, according to the latest University of Oregon monthly index.

 

Oregon OKs beer and wine at liquor stores

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Oregon's liquor board loosened restrictions, allowing any state liquor outlet to sell beer and wine with the necessary licenses.

 

Oregon legislators could write marijuana law

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Oregon's House is talking about referring its own marijuana legalization measure instead of waiting on a ballot measure in 2014.

 

Chaucer Foods could bring jobs to Forest Grove

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International food processing company Chaucer Foods could bring more than 70 jobs to Forest Grove in its first year of operation.

 

UO student sees promise in wood pulp

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University of Oregon student Zander Eckblad was awarded second place in an Oregon BEST contest to develop nontoxic building products.

 

Intel closing Massachusetts factory

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Intel is closing Fab 176 in Hudson, Mass., and laying off 700 workers.

 

Retail sales slow

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Back-to-school shopping didn't help retail sales in August, as spending rose just 0.3%, the smallest gain in four months.

 
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