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Brownfield redevelopment could boost economy

More brownfield redevelopment like in Portland's South Waterfront could boost the economy and provide needed housing, a Metro report says.

No-parking apartments increase

A city of Portland study shows a boom in no-parking apartment construction, with little neighborhood parking impact.

Christmas marketing too early for consumers

More than 75% of shoppers think Christmas marketing is coming too early to stores, a new survey shows.

Chinese solar panel tariffs final

The U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously to finalize SolarWorld's tariffs on Chinese solar panels and cells.

Portland terminal operator says longshoremen attempting to monopolize

Portland's container terminal operator accused the longshore union and its employers of conspiring to monopolize West Coast cargo handling.

Oregon repeals corporate kicker

Oregon voters passed Measure 85, which diverts corporate kicker revenue into a fund for public schools instead of rebating the money to companies.

Democrats take control of Oregon House

Democrats took control of the tied Oregon House and maintained their majority in the Oregon Senate.