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New home construction improves

The Portland area's homebuilding market is the strongest it's been since 2008.

Mobile cannery helps microbreweries

Portland entrepreneur starts mobile cannery to help microbreweries afford canning their beers.

Salem vetoes housing proposal

The Salem City Council vetoed a decision to build apartments near the airport.

Bend gas station has 30 beers on tap

Bend's Stop & Go Shell station offers 30 different West Coast beers on tap to fill growlers.

NW Portland Con-Way development gains approval

Portland OK'd an 18 acre-development in Northwest Portland that will include stores, open space and 2,500 residences.

SolarWorld on shaky ground

SolarWorld's revenues and employment are sliding, industry analysts say.

Portland getting Salesforce.com hub

San Francisco-based Salesforce.com plans to open a major hub in the Portland area, employing "hundreds."