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Portland health research centers to advise government

11 health research centers evaluate which medical practices and treatments work best, and then advise the U.S. government. Two are based in Portland.

Union County homeowners go solar

Homeowners in Union County are taking advantage of low-interest loans to finance solar-powered hot water systems as Oregon Rural Action's Solarize Union County project nears completion.

Prineville data center wins design award

Facebook's Prineville data center son an Innovation by Design award from Fast Company magazine.

Proposed Hayden terminal unhealthy, analysis finds

The Port of Portland's proposed marine terminals on Hayden Island will increase toxic air pollution and reduce home property values, a draft health analysis found.

Oregon's financial industry recovering

After five years of losses that cut 14% of its jobs, Oregon's finance industry is recovering.

Compost smell hurting small businesses

Small business owners say smells from the Nature's Needs composting site in North Plains is driving away business.

Newsweek ceases print publication

Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years on Dec. 31.