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Oregon parties divided over tax measure

The Oregon House is set to vote this week on bills that have sharply divided the majority Democrats from the minority Republicans.

UO plans $8.5M kitchen and wood shop

The University of Oregon plans an $8.5 million kitchen and wood shop by the end of the next school year.

Bend university could boost central Oregon tourism

Expanding Oregon State University Cascades Campus into a four-year university could boost local tourism, Bend officials say.

Tigard firm signs deal with Bausch + Lomb

A small Tigard firm signed a deal with Bausch + Lomb for an eye-dilation product.

Bend's 10 Barrel Brewing opens Boise pub

Bend-based 10 Barrel Brewing opened a pub in downtown Boise, creating 122 new jobs.

Portland considers fines for irresponsible dog owners

The Portland City Council will consider fining dog owners who don't clean up after their dogs or keep them off leash in undesignated areas.

Boston police used Oregon technology to find hiding suspect

The Massachusetts State Police used technology from Wilsonville-based Flir Systems to find Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.