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Economic growth slows

The economy grew at an annual rate of 2.2% in the first quarter of 2012.

Walmart offers cash shopping online

Walmart is the first major retailer to offer customers the option to make purchases online with cash.

Gov. Kitzhaber calls for coal export review

Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his formal request to the federal government for an environmental review and assessment of the coal export facilities proposed in the Pacific Northwest.

Federal Reserve forecasts economic growth

The Federal Reserve boosted its outlook for U.S. economic growth and lower unemployment this year.

Convention Center hotel idea resurfaces

 

With the improved economy, Metro is considering revisiting the possibility of a headquarters hotel.

Treasury Secretary tours Portland

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner toured the Portland area, touting the Obama administration's policies.

PeaceHealth chooses CEO

PeaceHealth chose its next CEO of its Oregon operations from the for-profit health care industry.