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ZeaChem announces $25M investment

ZeaChem completed construction on its demonstration biorefinery in Boardman and closed a $25 million Series C investment.

DOJ settlement could cost $5.8M

A settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Portland Police Bureau could cost the city $5.8 million in the first year.

Oregon property taxes rising

Many Oregon property tax bills are going up, despite falling market values.

Scientists enhancing pear flavors

Oregon State University professor David Sugar is working to enhance pear flavors by stimulating ripening.

Eugene manufacturer to produce solar water heaters

After four years, Eugene energy entrepreneur Peter Greenberg is ready to produce low-cost solar water heaters to go on roofs of local homes.

Homeownership nonprofits merging

A Portland homeownership nonprofit and a similar nonprofit serving Clackamas County are merging.

Hurricane Sandy closes Wall Street

U.S. stock markets are closed because of Hurricane Sandy, and are likely to remain closed Tuesday.