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State leaders hear Oregon's health care plan

Gov. Kitzhaber is briefing other state leaders on his health care overhaul highlighted by President Obama in his State of the Union address.

Oregon considers abolishing electoral college

A bill to abolish the electoral college in presidential elections has strong support in the Oregon Legislature.

Wilsonville building activity increases

Wilsonville reported a second consecutive year of increased building activity.

Oregonians get millions in foreclosure relief

5,890 Oregonians received part of a $45.8 billion nationwide mortgage-abuse settlement.

Genentech property tax change affects Hillsboro

Genentech successfully appealed its property taxes at its Hillsboro facility, which means the city's general fund will take a hit.

Portland chefs nominated for James Beard Awards

Twelve Portland chefs and two restaurants are nominated for James Beard Awards.

Craft3, Goldman Sachs to help rural businesses

Craft3 and Goldman Sachs plan to give out $5.5 million in small business loans in rural Oregon and Washington.