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Feds authorize Astoria cleanup

Oregon state environmental regulators will investigate contaminated soil and water at the Astoria Marine Construction Company.

Intel unveils low-power chips

Intel unveiled a new low-power chip design, part of the company's move towards targeting the mobile market.

Seed Fund announces third class of startups

The Portland Seed Fund announced its third class of startups, including seven Portland companies and one from Iceland.

Portland largest U.S. city yet to approve fluoridation

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. that has yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay.

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs

The Umatilla Chemical Depot will lay off 34 employees as it prepares to shut down operations.

Vineyard uses reclaimed materials

Stoller Vineyards opened a new tasting room made mostly of reclaimed wood.

Employers post fewer jobs

U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in July than in June, more evidence of a weak recovery.