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Deschutes County braces for rise in foreclosures

Judges in Deschutes County are bracing for a sharp uptick in foreclosures as banks skip the non-judicial foreclosure process following a new state law.

Lane County home sales rise

The Lane County residential real estate market showed improvement in September from a year earlier.

Governor appoints timber panel

Gov. John Kitzhaber appointed a 14-member panel that will seek a compromise on logging.

Some Medicare prescription plans to raise rates

Some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year.

Wholesale prices rise

Sharp gains in gasoline costs drove wholesale prices higher in September.

Stamp price going up

The U.S. Postal Service is raising postage rates on Jan. 27. First-class mail will cost 46 cents.

Portland-area groups get $1.8M for manufacturing jobs

Portland-area economic development groups will get a federal manufacturing jobs grant worth nearly $1.8 million.