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Mandatory spending cuts could mean major changes in Oregon

Federal spending cuts are likely to begin hitting March 1, affecting Oregon in ways big and small.

Brattain International opening Eugene center

Brattain International Trucks is building a new $6 million sales and service center in west Eugene, nearly doubling its space in the Eugene-Springfield area.

Small airports could close control towers

Automatic federal spending cuts could close 100 air-traffic control towers at smaller airports, including five in Oregon.

DEQ calls Nosler cleanup a success

Oregon environmental officials say the cleanup after a major explosion at a Bend bullet and ammunition manufacturer was a success.

Google expands free Wi-Fi

Google invested another $50,000 to expand free Wi-Fi in The Dalles.

Oregon's geothermal potential not being used

Central and Eastern Oregon are hot spots for potential geothermal development, but its initial cost and low transmission capability means the energy isn't being used much.

State leaders hear Oregon's health care plan

Gov. Kitzhaber is briefing other state leaders on his health care overhaul highlighted by President Obama in his State of the Union address.