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Oregon Pacific Bancorp to increase lending

Oregon Pacific Bancorp raised $2.4 Million in a stock sale that it will use to increase local lending.

New wave energy site will go off Reedsport or Newport

Oregon State University wave energy researchers have narrowed their test site search to Reedsport and Newport.

Portland passes resolution against coal

Portland's City Council voted 3-0 to oppose coal trains running through town.

UO could add golf course

The University of Oregon might add a semi-private golf course to its high-end sports facilities.

New Seasons announces new store

Capstone Partners plans to break ground on a $60 million New Seasons Market in Portland's Hollywood District in 2013.

Oregon's jobless rate climbs

Oregon employers created 8,800 jobs in August but the unemployment rate increased to 8.9%.

Young people moving to Portland for work

A new Portland State University study found that young college-educated workers continue to move to the Portland metro area.