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Nike executives meet with Portland city commissioners

Nike is still considering expanding to Portland, as evidenced by company executives meeting with three of four city commissioners.

Unemployment checks fall

Oregon sent 700,000 fewer unemployment checks in the beginning of 2013 compared to a year ago.

PERS cuts fast-tracked

A Democratic plan to cut PERS could reach Gov. John Kitzhaber's desk next week.

Eugene's Broadway Place sold for $18M

Eugene's downtown residential and commercial complex, Broadway Place, was sold to an Arizona company for $18 million.

Construction and manufacturing boost Oregon's economy

Construction and manufacturing, two of the hardest hit industries in the recession, lifted Oregon's economy in February.

Concordia College monitors food waste

Portland's Concordia University wanted to find a solution to its growing food waste that was becoming out of control.

Oregon's underemployment 4th worst in U.S.

Oregon's underemployment is the 4th worst in the U.S., at 17.2% in 2012.