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Commercialization grants help cleantech startups

Oregon cleantech startups depend on Oregon BEST's commercialization program.

Willamette Superfund cleanup could take $2B

When the Portland Harbor Superfund gets cleaned up, it could take close to $2 billion to execute.

Bend makes improving housing markets list

The National Association of Home Builders added Bend to its list of improving markets.

Rhode Island company buys KOIN-TV

Rhode Island-based LIN TV bought New Vision Television's affiliates for $330.4 million, including KOIN-TV in Portland.

Crowd funding rules change

President Obama's JOBS Act enables small businesses to use the internet to raise up to $1 million in small investments.

Job openings increase

Job openings increased 4.8% in March to the highest number in four years.

Small business optimism rises

Small business owners' optimism rose in April, but they are still wary about the economy.