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University of Portland plans expansion

Growing enrollment prompts North Portland university to consider 35-acre expansion

Senate farm bill includes sustainable agriculture provisions

The bill, passed on Thursday, does not contain an amendment sponsored by Senator Wyden supporting hemp industry

Governor mediates public radio battle

Kitzhaber seeks two month grace period to cool disupte between Southern Oregon University and Jefferson Public Radio Foundation

U.S.jobs decrease most in 4 years

Job openings in the U.S. decreased in April by the most in almost four years, the latest sign that the labor market is cooling.

CrowdCompass sells for $10 million

Portland startup CrowdCompass, which makes smartphone apps for conferences, plans to announce this morning that it has sold its business to a Virginia software company called Cvent for $10 million.

Chirpify courts politicians

Portland's Chirpify -- whose technology enables purchases on Twitter, with a single Tweet -- is teaming up with an online campaign consulting firm to court politicians.

Golden Temple execs must return $36 million

Kartar Singh Khalsa and four other executives who wrongfully assumed 90 percent ownership in Eugene food company Golden Temple in a 2007 restructuring must return more than $36 million to a court-appointed receiver, according to a court order.