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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.

UPS expects to deliver 527M holiday packages

UPS expects to deliver 527 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, passing last year's record by 10%.

Arbor Custom Homes recovering

Arbor Custom Homes, the largest local homebuilder in Oregon, is recovering from the housing collapse.