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Report tracks costs of Oregon's obesity epidemic

A new report looks at the medical costs associated with 60% of Oregon adults being overweight or obese.

Oregon gas prices spike

Oregon gas prices rose 16 cents from last week, while the national average price dropped 5 cents.

Walmart to open Gresham Neighborhood Market

Walmart plans to open another "Neighborhood Market" in January in Gresham.

Zidell Cos. buys South Waterfront building

Zidell Cos. bought a 43,000-square-foot South Waterfront office building in Portland, bringing its holdings in the district to 33 acres.

Portland car rental company announces layoffs

Avis Budget Group plans to lay off 55 employees in Portland.

Portland an EV leader

Portland is featured among 16 cities worldwide in a report about early supporters of electric vehicles.

Portland builders support natural methods

Several Portland builders are working with the city to bring natural construction into the mainstream.