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Central Oregon hospitals work on noise levels

St. Charles Health System is launching a campaign to keep noise levels down at its Central Oregon hospitals.

Green roof and wall market growing

The green roof and green wall business will grow to a $7.7 billion market by 2017.

Hillsboro gears for growth

Hillsboro city officials are preparing for an expected 92% growth in employment from 2010 to 2035.

Planning experts say central city Portland needs to grow more dense

Portland city planners say that for the central city to continue to thrive, it must grow even more dense.

Taxes increasing in 2013 for 163M workers

163 million workers are expected to get a big tax increase in 2013, regardless of who wins the presidential election.

John Gray dies at 93

Oregon developer and philanthropist John D. Gray died Friday in Portland at 93.

Portland food cart wins PETA honor

A vegan BLT made by Portland's DC Vegetarian food cart was named No. 1 in the nation by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.