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Portland entrepreneur invents sleeping device

Mark Tipperreiter left Intel to start Blanketbooster, a company that makes a collapsible rod to improve sleep.

Hillsboro Airport may have high lead levels

An airport watchdog group says the possibility of high lead levels around the Hillsboro Airport warrants installing monitoring equipment.

Grey Sail files suit against Full Sail

Rhode Island-based microbrewery Grey Sail Brewing has filed a federal lawsuit against Hood River-based Full Sail Brewing.

Eugene taxi drivers have low hopes for track trials

Taxi drivers in Eugene and Springfield don't expect to turn a profit during this year's Olympic Track and Field Trials.

ODOT tests gas tax alternative

The Oregon Department of Transportation will test a road tax based on miles driven, and tracked by smartphone, as an alternative to the gasoline tax.

University of Oregon chooses sole finalist for president

University of Oregon has named Michael Gottfredson as sole finalist to replace ousted president Richard Lariviere.

Chilean firm buys Eugene plant

A Chilean wood products firm is buying Flakeboard, a Canadian company with seven plants, including one in west Eugene.