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Oracle to expand in Hillsboro

Gov. Kitzhaber is expected to announce that Oracle will retain jobs in Hillsboro that it considered moving to Mexico.

Lane County school cafeterias turn to local food

Lane County school cafeterias are turning to local food producers for produce, dairy and even flour.

OSU researchers battle hazelnut blight

Oregon State University researchers are working to develop hazelnut trees that are resistant to Eastern filbert blight, which nearly collapsed the industry a few years ago.

Portland Roasting chosen as Academy Awards coffee

Portland Roasting Coffee was picked as the official backstage coffee of the 85th annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24.

Oregon could allow wine growlers

A bill at the Oregon Legislature would make Oregon the first state to allow wine drinkers to fill up growlers at restaurants and stores.

Prineville students design and build wind turbines

A Crook County middle school teacher is launching a KidWind Challenge, using a grant from Facebook to help students design and build wind turbines.

Oregon revenue forecast includes net gain of $87M

Economists told Oregon lawmakers that state revenues are expected to come in $162 million higher in the current biennium, in part because tax hikes on the wealthy spurred a last minute sell-off of assets.