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Portland startup first in U.S. to get money from Israeli crowdfunders

Portland-based renewable energy systems-maker Lucid Energy is the first U.S. enterprise to receive money from an Israel crowdfunding specialist.

Oregon's colleges have some of the worst finances in the nation

Oregon's public colleges are enduring some of the most dire financial straits in the nation, a new report says.

Bonneville has $3.5M for researchers

The Bonneville Power Administration wants to develop more efficient ways to develop and deliver energy, and has $3.5 million available for new projects.

Ashland entrepreneur's MustHaveMenus serves thousands

Ashland entrepreneur Jim Williams' online menu provider company MustHaveMenus serves 15,000 restaurants.

Oregon commutes getting worse

A growing number of Oregon residents are forced into extreme commutes due to lasting recession effects.

Wells Fargo expanding mortgage branch in Portland

Wells Fargo is hiring 90 underwriters in Portland because of an uptick in demand for home loans.

State unemployment rate steady at 8.4 percent

Oregon's unemployment rate in January was 8.4%, as the private sector added 5,000 jobs but the public sector cut 800.