Oregon's unemployment has climbed since June, despite five months of job gains.
Clackamas-based United Streetcar is at least three months behind schedule building Tucson, Arizona's new streetcars.
The sluggish economy and hot weather have made for a slow start to the back-to-school spending season.
Concerns about the future of innovation rise after Apple's victory in a patent lawsuit against Samsung.
Portland's job growth ranks it among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. in terms of employment.
Habitat restoration projects generated $977.5 million in economic activity in Oregon and created 6,483 jobs between 2001 and 2010.
Bank of America is holding loan assistance events to help homeowners keep their homes.