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Retailers turn to mobile payments

Big name retailers are teaming up to create Merchant Customer Exchange, a new company that will give customers the option of paying for purchases with their cellphones.

OSU scientists produce electricity from wastewater

Oregon State University engineers developed a new technology that makes electricity from microbes found in wastewater.

Portland getting first non-profit pub in U.S.

The first non-profit pub in the U.S. is opening soon in Northeast Portland. It will be called the Oregon Public House.

Oregon's unemployment climbs in July

Oregon's unemployment rate rose to 8.7% in July, even as the economy added a seasonally adjusted 1,800 jobs.

Hales proposes sales tax

Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales proposed a state sales tax to support the public school system.

OSU building $29M residence hall

Oregon State University officials expect to break ground next year on a $29 million residence hall.

Mozilla wants to open Portland office

California nonprofit Mozilla, makers of the Firefox web browser, wants to open a Portland office.