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Debt limit will be reached in 2012

U.S. Treasury officials said they expect the government will hit the debt borrowing limit at the end of 2012.

PSU president honored by Green Building Council

Portland State University President Wim Wiewel will receive the inaugural Presidential Award from the U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green schools.

Trail Blazers name new president

The Trail Blzers named sports executive Chris McGowan as the team's new President and Chief Executive Officer.

PCC starts work on student commons building

Portland Community College is beginning work on its new Southeast Student Commons building.

Home prices rise in Portland

Home prices rose in Portland in August, a positive sign for the housing market.

Reading program celebrates milestone

Oregon nonprofit SMART celebrated giving out 2 million books to Oregon children over the last two decades.

Lottery Commission adopts new rules

The Oregon Lottery Commission adopted new equipment management rules to prevent video lottery concentration.