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Oregon economy growing at nation's second-fastest rate

Oregon's economic growth outpaced all but North Dakota's in 2011, thanks to manufacturing gains.

Oregon announces new tax break zones

Oregon approved three new enterprise zones in Portland, Beaverton and Veneta.

Oregon suspends 10 timber sales

Oregon officials suspended 10 timber sales on 800 acres of state land in preparation for a legal fight with conservation groups.

Portland company offers bicycle insurance

A Portland company is one of the first to offer bicycle insurance, after 14 years of research.

Landowners frustrated by pipeline proposal

Some Southern Oregon landowners are frustrated by a proposed natural gas pipeline.

SoloPower adds financing

SoloPower disclosed a $10.7 million round of financing as it hires for its Portland manufacturing facility.

Factory orders jump in May

U.S. factory orders increased 0.7 percent in May, a welcome sign after two months of declines.