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Oregon cheesemakers win awards

Oregon cheesemakers won 20 awards at the American Cheese Society's 30th annual conference.

Hillsboro could get first strip club

The Cooler Club could soon change its name to "Gems" and become Hillsboro's first strip club within the city limits.

Portland startups recruiting in San Francisco

The Technology Association of Oregon plans a recruiting event in San Francisco next week.

Evergreen Helicopters wins Navy contract

McMinnville-based Evergreen Helicopters won a $6,765,700 fixed-price contract from the Defense Department.

Kitzhaber signs Willamette Valley canola ban

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill banning canola production in the Willamette Valley until 2019.

Ecotality could file for bankruptcy

Electric vehicle charger maker Ecotality is considering bankruptcy amid disappointing sales. The company consolidated its Portland sales force earlier this year.

Kitzhaber vetoes Clean Energy Works funds

Gov. John Kitzhaber vetoes $4.8 million that was intended to subsidize home energy retrofitting program Clean Energy Works Oregon.