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Unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

The U.S. added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7%, its lowest rate since December 2008.

White House outlines fiscal cliff consequences for Oregon

The White House released a 6-page report detailing the consequences for Oregon residents if a deal to avert the fiscal cliff isn't found.

Dallas mill won't reopen

A former Weyerhaeuser sawmill in Dallas that Polk County residents hoped would be revived is being dismantled.

Oregon Travel Experience hires new CEO

The Oregon Travel Experience hired a new CEO after nearly a year of controversy.

Oregon gets $20M federal early childhood grant

Oregon won a $20 million federal grant to improve the way it prepares young children for kindergarten.

Oregon records 83 percent return in election

82.8% of Oregon's 2.2 million registered voters returned ballots in the Nov. 6 election.

Planned coal export terminal would exceed pollution standards

Ambre Energy's proposed coal export terminal at Port of Morrow in Boardman would violate federal air quality standards, a Sierra Club-commissioned study says.