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Rural events venue tied up in dispute

For couples seeking an idyllic place to tie the knot, Peggy and Mark Shrives’ home on the Coast Fork of the Willamette River may be just the thing. But their fledgling business also has some neighbors tied in knots, and not the nice kind.

Aetna to buy Coventry in $5.7 billion deal

Aetna, one of the nation's biggest health insurers, staked a $5.7 billion claim in the burgeoning market for government-funded coverage today when it announced plans to buy fellow insurer Coventry Health Care.

On-the-job fatalities, disability claims down

Despite a 30 percent increase in Oregon’s workforce, the number of disability claims and on-the-job fatalities are down sharply since the system was overhauled two decades ago.

South Korea stops Oregon potato imports

South Korea is shutting down all shipments of fresh potatoes from Oregon because of the presence of zebra chip.

A-Dec wins $39.5M Navy contract

Newberg-based dental equipment company A-Dec won a five-year contract to supply dental delivery systems to the Navy.

Longshore union sues Port of Portland

The longshore union is suing the Port of Portland for giving its terminal operator $4.7 million to cover recent losses.

Lane County home sales jump

Lane County home sales climbed by more than 20% in July.