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Oregon delays coal permit

Oregon's Department of State Lands has put off a decision on coal shipments at the port of Morrow until Sept. 1.

Data centers expanding in suburbs

ViaWest expanded its Hillsboro data center by 20,000-square-feet.

Oregon company to sell drone defense tech

Oregon City-based Domestic Drone Countermeasures plans to sell technology to the public that disables unmanned aircraft.

Intel growth helps county roads

Intel is paying millions of dollars in Hillsboro to expand roads.

Prison whistleblower fired

Oregon Corrections Enterprises administrator Rob Killgore was fired. He blew the whistle on questionable hiring and spending at the Oregon Department of Corrections.

Nike studies land near headquarters

An engineering company's report shows that Nike could be considering expansion on 28 acres west of the company's World Headquarters campus.

Portland's Small Business Administration funds microbreweries

In the past three years, the Portland office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has helped 17 breweries obtain startup or expansion loans.