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Office Depot slims down in Portland

Office Depot has opened its first Pacific Northwest small-format store in its downtown Portland location.

Barge, railcar manufacturer doing well

Gunderson manufactures railcars and oceangoing barges at its plant on the Willamette River.

Merkley plans to tackle housing markets

Senator Jeff Merkley proposed a plan to help underwater homeowners with a 4% refinancing option.

Kate Brown launches site for business owners

Secretary of State Kate Brown launched Business Xpress, an informational website for business owners.

Oregon disciplines tax workers

Oregon officials took disciplinary action against four Department of Revenue employees who let a $2.1 million fraudulent tax return slip by.

Simple now publicly available, CTO steps down

Online banking facilitator Simple made its service publicly available, while co-founder and chief technology officer Alex Payne is stepping down and leaving Portland.

Oregon car dealers see uptick in sales

Oregon auto dealers are seeing a growth in local sales and national trends.