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Oregon's financial industry recovering

After five years of losses that cut 14% of its jobs, Oregon's finance industry is recovering.

Compost smell hurting small businesses

Small business owners say smells from the Nature's Needs composting site in North Plains is driving away business.

Newsweek ceases print publication

Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years on Dec. 31.

Casino backers fold campaign

Proponents of Ballot Measures 82 and 83 called off their campaign in support of a privatized casino called The Grange only three days before ballots go in the mail.

Nike drops Lance Armstrong

A week after doping evidence was made public, Nike terminated Lance Armstrong's contract, as he also stepped down as chairman of Livestrong, his cancer foundation.

Evraz reopening Portland steel mill

Oregon Steel Mills owner Evraz North America plans to reopen a previously shuttered Portland steel mill, hiring 200 workers to make oil and natural gas pipe.

Boise shutting down St. Helens paper machine

Boise is shutting down its remaining paper machine at its St. Helens mill, eliminating 106 jobs.