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Both sides testify at Columbia River Crossing hearing

Oregon legislators heard testimony for and against the proposed Columbia River Crossing at the first legislative committee hearing on the subject.

Vestas loses global market share lead

For the first time in 12 years, Vestas Wind Systems lost its lead in global wind turbine market share to General Electric.

UO considers arming officers

The University of Oregon is debating whether campus police should be armed with handguns.

Oregon dependent on personal income tax

Oregon is more dependent on personal income taxes than any other state, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

Oregon GOP chairwoman predicts more voter registrations

Newly elected Oregon Republican chairwoman Suzanne Gallagher predicts that the party will register 200,000 more voters, even though GOP registration has dropped recently.

Townshend's expanding in Eugene

Townshend's Tea plans to open its first teahouse in Eugene, where founder Matt Thomas graduated from University of Oregon.

Eugene debates backyard animal farming issue

The Eugene City Council is working on an ordinance to regulate backyard farming in the city limits.