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Blumenauer calls for food cart cash mob

Rep. Earl Blumenauer is calling for a "cash mob" at Portland food carts in advance of Paul Ryan's Monday Governor Hotel visit that could close nearby streets and businesses.

Restaurateurs optimistic about streetcar loop

Some restaurateurs in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District think the arrival of the new streetcar loop this month will benefit the neighborhood.

Post office stays open by catering to brides

The Bridal Veil post office stays open by issuing postmarks for wedding invitations.

Mining company cuts 31 workers

Coos County's biggest mining company Oregon Resources Corporation cut 31 workers, due to slowing mineral demand.

Ashland bridge delays hurt businesses

Construction delays on bridge work at exit 14 in Ashland are hurting local gas station owners by cutting off access.

Hillsboro business park bounces back

After struggling through the economic downturn, the Tanasbourne West Annex in Hillsboro is rapidly filling up.

Land use decision contested

Watchdog group 1000 Friends of Oregon is contesting the state's approval of a Portland metro area land-use plan.