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Pacific Power helps fund Medford airport solar

Pacific Power's Blue Sky grant program helped pay for a solar installation at Medford's Rogue Valley International Airport.

Gas prices expected to fall

Gas prices should fall by 5% due to a good supply and weak demand, experts say.

Feds list new mortgage rules

The government released new mortgage rules, which may make it easier to get a mortgage from a community bank or credit union instead of a large bank.

Port of Portland to pay $10 a container to retain shipping lines

The Port of Portland will pay shipping lines $10 each container to keep shipping lines here despite longshore labor disputes.

Fiscal cliff deal to cost Oregon $13M

Oregon stands to lose $1.8 million in revenue for the current tax year and $13.3 million in the next two years from the fiscal cliff tax deal.

Oregon farmers short-changed in farm bill, Merkley says

Sen. Jeff Merkley says Oregon farmers were short-changed in the nine-month extension of the 2008 Farm Bill that Congress passed.

Metro may seek lottery funds for Convention Center hotel

Metro officials consider seeking $15 million in state lottery funds to help fund a proposed hotel at the Oregon Convention Center.