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Portland levee concerns raised

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say trees, building and more erected on the Columbia River levee pose safety concerns and might need to be removed.

Sierra Club wins ruling against Port of Coos Bay

The Sierra Club won the latex round to get records from the Port of Coos Bay about potential coal export plans.

FBI investigates Berjac bankruptcy

Federal authorities are investigating the $44 million bankruptcy of Eugene insurance premium financing firm Berjac of Oregon.

Wieden+Kennedy returns to the Super Bowl

Portland-based Wieden+Kennedy returns to the Super Bowl with commercials for Coca-Cola and Oreos. The firm was called "The New King of Super Bowl Ads" by Adweek.

High school grad rates still low

Oregon high schools have one of the worst rates in the nation for graduating students on time.

Homebuilders turn to apartments

Homebuilders known for single-family houses are putting more resources toward rental apartments.

Chinese company sues over blocked wind farm

Chinese-owned Rails Corp., which was blocked by Pres. Obama from buying an Oregon wind farm, is suing the company that owns the project.