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Oregon leads nation in food stamp use

While poverty has slowed, food stamp use continues to climb and Oregon leads the nation, 2011 census data shows.

TriQuint remains in iPhone 5

Communications chips from Hillsboro-based TriQuint Semiconductor are again in the iPhone 5.

Metro calls for Feds to study coal impacts

Metro councilors voted unanimously for a resolution that urges more federal study on the impact of proposed coal export terminals.

Oregon Investment Council pledges $225M

The Oregon Investment Council committed $225 million to two unusual investments.

SEC charges Oregon fund manager

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against a Portland man for allegedly running a $37 million Ponzi scheme.

Zidell family reveals South Waterfront plan

The Zidell family has revealed their master plan for developing their property in Portland's South Waterfront.

Salary only half of public employees' compensation

Base salary makes up only half the total cost of compensation for Oregon public employees.