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Markets drop as Europe meets

Market gloom prevailed Monday at the start of a crucial week for the euro, as Spain made a formal application for billions and European leaders looks for ways to shore up their currency.

Oregon Growth Board gears up

A new board created this year to spur more economic growth in Oregon will meet for the first time on Tuesday.

America's most promising social entrepreneurs

Bloomberg BusinessWeek picks the 25 top for-profit social enterprises.

Kulongoski to help solve port dispute

Lawyers, longshoremen and spectators glanced up in surprise when former Gov. Ted Kulongoski strode across U.S. District Judge Michael Simon's courtroom and took a seat.

Invasive species from Japan likely

The arrival of a Japanese dock on Agate Beach in Newport earlier this month “can be considered a wake-up call."

Second steamship company bypasses Port of Portland

Ongoing union dispute leads Hapag-Lloyd to suspend service

Portland housing market tight, despite recession

Reduced inventory is driving up prices and limiting sales