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Portland housing market tight, despite recession

Reduced inventory is driving up prices and limiting sales

Portland mayoral candidates to limit fundraising

Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith pledge to limit amount of contributions in the general election

Stayton hospital expansion adds jobs, patient amenities

The expansion of Santiam Memorial Hospital comes at a time when other area medical facilities are laying off staff and cutting services

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.