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Oregon's unemployment climbs in July

Oregon's unemployment rate rose to 8.7% in July, even as the economy added a seasonally adjusted 1,800 jobs.

Hales proposes sales tax

Portland mayoral candidate Charlie Hales proposed a state sales tax to support the public school system.

OSU building $29M residence hall

Oregon State University officials expect to break ground next year on a $29 million residence hall.

Mozilla wants to open Portland office

California nonprofit Mozilla, makers of the Firefox web browser, wants to open a Portland office.

Electricians, not longshoremen, get Port jobs

The National Labor Relations Board decided that union electricians, not longshoremen, are entitled to two jobs at the center of the recent dispute.

USDA buys meat from drought-stricken ranchers

The USDA will use $170 million to buy meat from ranchers and farmers forced to reduced herds because of the drought.

Green trade show industry grows

Greener, eco-friendly trade shows are growing in Oregon and beyond.