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Jobless rate dips

Oregon's unemployment rate fell to 8.5% in April, from 8.6% in March.

Oregon gets federal grants to launch health insurance exchange

Oregon landed $6.68 million in federal grants to help launch a health insurance exchange.

Home builders rebound

Oregon home builders' confidence is the best it's been in five years.

Stumptown Coffee teams with Energy Trust

Stumptown Coffee Roasters is retiring the high-temperature afterburner it uses to scrub air from roasting coffee in favor of a new system.

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.