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Portland's job growth among Top 10 in U.S.

Portland's job growth ranks it among the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. in terms of employment.

Habitat restoration brings $977M to Oregon

Habitat restoration projects generated $977.5 million in economic activity in Oregon and created 6,483 jobs between 2001 and 2010.

Bank of America helps homeowners

Bank of America is holding loan assistance events to help homeowners keep their homes.

Kitzhaber names former Republican lawmaker to OLCC

Gov. John Kitzhaber has offered up former Republican lawmaker Rob Patridge to be the newest Oregon Liquor Control Commission member, part of an effort to get rid of longtime director Steve Pharo.

Feds reduce water temperature with credit trading

Soon, farmers and landowners in the Pacific Northwest could be paid to plant shade trees in watersheds.

Mentor Graphics' sales climb

Wilsonville-based Mentor Graphics' profits topped its forecast quarterly sales target.

Nontribal casino plans unveiled

Developers unveiled details about their plans to build Oregon's first nontribal casino.