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Seed Fund announces third class of startups

The Portland Seed Fund announced its third class of startups, including seven Portland companies and one from Iceland.

Portland largest U.S. city yet to approve fluoridation

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. that has yet to approve fluoridation to combat tooth decay.

Umatilla Chemical Depot plans layoffs

The Umatilla Chemical Depot will lay off 34 employees as it prepares to shut down operations.

Vineyard uses reclaimed materials

Stoller Vineyards opened a new tasting room made mostly of reclaimed wood.

Employers post fewer jobs

U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in July than in June, more evidence of a weak recovery.

Salem's prisons affect city

Salem's prisons have often been blamed for generating crime and social problems in the surrounding city.

OSU looks to restore 4-H

Oregon State University is holding public forums to discuss restoring Lane County's 4-H program.