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Oregon overpaid $41M in jobless benefits

Unemployed Oregonians received $41 million more than they should have during fiscal year 2011, according to the Secretary of State.

Portland startup creates new wind turbine

Portland startup Genesis Wind applies concepts from automobile technology to create novel wind turbines.

New brewery being built in Bend

Construction is under way on a new $4.1 million brewery in Bend, known as Worthy Brewing.

Kitzhaber plans trade mission to Asia

Gov. John Kitzhaber plans his second trade mission to China and Japan in as many years, scheduled for October.

Port electricians resume work

Longshoremen at the Port of Portland stood aside as union electricians resumed disputed work.

Portland home sales start seasonal slowdown

Seasonal sales in the Portland-area real estate market began cooling in July, but prices continued to climb.

Geothermal heats up in Oregon

Momentum is picking up in Oregon for geothermal projects, with 330 megawatts of new projects in development.