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Hobby Lobby to open first Oregon store

Arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby plans to open its first Oregon store in Albany in early 2014.

Nike supplies National Women's Soccer League

Nike quietly supplied uniforms for the National Women's Soccer League.

Jordan Cove files Coos Bay LNG export application

Jordan Cove Energy Project filed a formal application to build a liquified natural gas export facility in Coos Bay.

Oregon House approves foreclosure mediation expansion

The Oregon House passed an expansion of the foreclosure mediation program created by the Legislature last year.

Oregon to crack down on charities

Oregon lawmakers want to crack down on charities that use too little of the money they raise to actually help people.

TriMet approves new budget

TriMet's board of directors approved a new $485 million operating budget.

Oregon counties reject public safety levies

Two Oregon counties rejected property tax increases that would have funded law enforcement and public safety services.