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Oregon business rents pets

Hannah the Pet Society at the Clackamas Town Center is the first store of a planned rollout across the country where customers can rent a pet.

Expanded Walmart reopens at Eastport Plaza

Walmart is reopening its expanded store in the Eastport Plaza, with 75 new employees and a ceremony awarding $93,000 in donations to local nonprofits.

PDC working with developers to make Grove Hotel into a hostel

The Portland Development Commission is expected to approve a deal to renovate the Grove Hotel in Old Town into a hostel for young creative types.

Sealy closing North Portland plant

Sealy is closing its Portland mattress factory that employs 128.

Icahn buys stake in Greenbrier

Carl Icahn is among a group of investors who have taken a 10% stake in Lake Oswego-based railcar maker Greenbrier.

Vestas Americas gets new president

Chris Brown is replacing Martha Wyrsch as Vestas Americas' president.

Oregon hospitals cut back induced births

Hospitals in Oregon have taken steps to cut back on the trend of inducing early birth for non-medical reasons.