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OSU gets $2M to study biofuel algae

Oregon State University scientists landed a $2 million grant to study algae with the potential to make biofuel.

FedEx cuts outlook

FedEx says the global economy is worsening, and cut its forecast again.

Recession boosts seed company

Cottage Grove-based Territorial Seed Co. is growing steadily as the weak economy has prompted more people to try growing and preserving their own food.

Occupy Wall Street turns one

Some Oregon activists are observing the one-year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

Bonneville Dam turns 75

Hundreds of visitors gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

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.