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Post office closure plan unpopular in Congress

Many in Congress oppose the plan to close 20 post offices in rural Oregon.

State auditors find data center secure

Auditors found Oregon's state government data center secure and stable.

Home prices fall

Home prices fell 3.8% nationwide in January, and 4.3% in the Portland area.

Google offers free websites to small businesses

Google is helping small businesses get online by offering free websites.

Walmart plans Oak Grove store

Walmart plans to build a smaller "neighborhood market" at the former G.I. Joe's store on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard.

Stocks hit 8-month high

World stocks reached an 8-month high, and the dollar strengthened against the euro and yen. 

Government regulates wine labels

Each year, federal regulators review more than 100,000 proposed wine labels.