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Oregon considers intern protections

Oregon legislators are considering House Bill 2699 to extend workplace protections to interns.

Tigard sports bra company moves production from China to U.S.

Tigard-based sports bra company Handful is moving some of its production back to Oregon from China.

SoloPower cutting more jobs

SoloPower will cut more jobs from its California headquarters on the same day it closes its Portland solar panel factory.

New cheese factory opens in Bandon

More than 400 people gathered at the opening of the new Face Rock Creamery in Bandon.

Green Zebra announces third planned location

Green Zebra Grocery announced that its third location will open up in Portland's up-and-coming Southeast Division and 50th area.

Portland tries to crack down on battery disposal

An estimated 660,000 pounds of dry-cell batteries were thrown away by Portland-area households in 2009, something the region is trying to cut down on.

Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.