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NW Portland Con-Way development gains approval

Portland OK'd an 18 acre-development in Northwest Portland that will include stores, open space and 2,500 residences.

SolarWorld on shaky ground

SolarWorld's revenues and employment are sliding, industry analysts say.

Portland getting Salesforce.com hub

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com plans to open a major hub in the Portland area, employing "hundreds."

Three Rivers to become destination resort

The Three Rivers Casino & Hotel off Highway 126 plans to add a golf course and more to become a destination resort.

Economic indicators increasingly different

Oregon's unemployment has climbed since June, despite five months of job gains.

United Streetcar behind schedule

Clackamas-based United Streetcar is at least three months behind schedule building Tucson, Arizona's new streetcars.

Back to school shopping slows

The sluggish economy and hot weather have made for a slow start to the back-to-school spending season.