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Electricians, not longshoremen, get Port jobs

The National Labor Relations Board decided that union electricians, not longshoremen, are entitled to two jobs at the center of the recent dispute.

USDA buys meat from drought-stricken ranchers

The USDA will use $170 million to buy meat from ranchers and farmers forced to reduced herds because of the drought.

Green trade show industry grows

Greener, eco-friendly trade shows are growing in Oregon and beyond.

UO running out of room

The University of Oregon's student body has risen 25% in six years, but the college hasn't added classrooms to accommodate the growth.

SolarWorld reports loss

SolarWorld reported a quarterly loss and forecast negative earnings for the year, blaming Chinese trade practices.

Oregon Legislature may ease hair braiding law

A group of Portland-area lawmakers are sponsoring the Natural Hair act in the next Legislature session to ease hair braiding licensing regulations.

Higher One to return $11M to students

Higher One, the controversial college payment-card provider, will pay $11 million to settle allegations of deceptive and unfair fee practices.