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Nurses seek more help with mentally ill

Nurses at the Salem and Portland Oregon State Hospital campuses are asking lawmakers for more help with the mentally ill.

Albany food program still in the red

Despite finishing a three-year plan to become self-sufficient, Albany's food service program continues to run in the red.

Portland Seed Fund plans second round

The Portland Seed Fund is halfway through its $3 million funding round, and already plans a second $5 million round.

Retirees moving to cooler climates

Instead of Florida or Arizona, retirees are increasingly moving to colder climates, such as Medford.

iPhone 5 orders break 2M

iPhone 5 preorders topped 2 million in 24 hours, Apple says, more than double the amount of iPhone 4S.

Workers compensation costs increase

The average Oregon employer will have a second annual increase in workers compensation rates in 2013, after two decades of declines.

Oregon farms face uncertain future

Less than 40% of farmers have a plan for the future of their land, a major concern for the agriculture industry when the average farmer's age is 57.