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OHSU reports profitable year

Oregon Health and Science University reported a financially successful year.

Gas costs push consumer prices higher

Rising gas costs drove up consumer prices in August by the most in three years.

Portland closer to Convention Center hotel

The Metro Council and Portland Development Commission voted to approve pursuing a deal to build a Hyatt Hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.

Home sales soar

Home sales in the Portland area rose in August, the strongest month by volume the local market has seen in five years.

Builder by bike hiring

Portland entrepreneur Chris Sanderson's bicycle-run construction business is booming.

Fed plans bond buying

The Federal Reserve launched a new effort to boost the stock market and make borrowing cheaper.

1 of 7 Oregonians in poverty

One in seven Oregonians lived in poverty in 2010 and 2011, Census Bureau data shows.