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Portland home affordability slips

Price gains hurt the ability of Portland-area families to buy a home.

Portland may fluoridate water

The Portland City Council will consider a measure to fluoridate the city's water.

Oregon has five months of job gains

Oregon gained jobs for the fifth straight month in July, the longest growth streak since March 2007.

Retailers turn to mobile payments

Big name retailers are teaming up to create Merchant Customer Exchange, a new company that will give customers the option of paying for purchases with their cellphones.

OSU scientists produce electricity from wastewater

Oregon State University engineers developed a new technology that makes electricity from microbes found in wastewater.

Portland getting first non-profit pub in U.S.

The first non-profit pub in the U.S. is opening soon in Northeast Portland. It will be called the Oregon Public House.

Oregon's unemployment climbs in July

Oregon's unemployment rate rose to 8.7% in July, even as the economy added a seasonally adjusted 1,800 jobs.