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Portland may require paid sick days

Currently, 80% of Portland's food service workers receive no paid sick days, a fact that may soon change.

Energy Trust to fund $1M solar electric projects

The Energy Trust of Oregon is making up to $1 million of incentives available for large solar electric projects.

DuPont Pioneer expanding in Hermiston

DuPont Pioneer plans to expand its Hermiston plant, doubling the capacity of its corn and hybrid seed processing facility.

Beaverton school unveils solar project

REC Solar and Kenyon Energy finished a three-system solar project for the Beaverton School District.

Portland among worst places to buy a foreclosure

The Portland area is among the worst markets to buy a foreclosure, according to RealtyTrac.

East Oregon water issue breakthrough possible

The effort to develop new water for Umatilla Basin farmers could soon see a breakthrough in a long-standing stalemate between farmers and environmentalists.

Adaptu shutting down

Portland-based StanCorp is shutting down Adaptu, its version of the online money management site Mint.com.