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Lane County residents are state's top recyclers

Lane County residents lead the state in recycling, with 61.5% of waste kept out of the landfill last year.

Gay marriage laws could spark $166M in wedding spending

New gay marriage laws in Maine, Maryland and Washington could generate more than $166 million in wedding spending in the next three years.

U.S. to be world's largest oil producer in eight years

The U.S. is expected to become the world's largest oil producer by 2020, overtaking Saudi Arabia.

Japan and China's economies could benefit Oregon

Oregon has opportunity to expand its exports and attract manufacturing from Japan and investors from China, say participants in a governor's trade mission that visited both countries.

Feds move to seize Oregon land in marijuana cases

The federal government is attempting to take two Applegate Valley properties allegedly used by the High Hopes Farm to grow marijuana.

Portland mobile startup lands Macy's

Portland-based mobile developer Meridian landed Macy's as its first large retail customer.

Portland fluoride qualifies for ballot

Portland must delay its effort to fluoridate Bull Run water until getting city voters' approval.