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Tualatin apartments back on track

Construction on an apartment complex near Bridgeport Village in Tualatin is underway after starting in 2007 and being put on hold during the recession.

Conservation Services Group laying off Portland workers

Conservation Services Group is laying off 40 workers from its Portland office after losing a bid with Energy Trust of Oregon.

Fewer CEOs planning to hire

A survey of U.S. CEOs shows a large drop in the number of companies planning to add jobs or hire workers.

Consumer confidence rises

Americans' confidence in the economy is at its highest in seven months, which could give a boost to President Obama's campaign.

Lane County unemployment rises

The Lane County unemployment rate rose slightly again for the fourth month in a row.

Portland cracks down on grease in wastewater

The Bureau of Environmental Services is implementing a Cut Through the FOG program to reduce fats, oil and grease from Portland's wastewater.

DeFazio supports Kitzhaber's search for a logging solution

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, who is attempting to allow more logging in western Oregon, supports Gov. John Kitzhaber's push for a logging solution.