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House passes startup bill

The House passed a bipartisan bill to help startups and small businesses gain capital.

Epic Aircraft tackles certified airplane market

Bend-based Epic Aircraft plans to double its staff and transition into the certified airplane market.

Oregon tries to lure California food firms

A delegation of state and local officials heads to California to try and lure food processors to Oregon.

Sustainability Center looks for private backers

Supporters of the Oregon Sustainability Center say they are looking for private investors to cover the $36 million they had hoped to get from state bonds.

Adidas posts best-ever yearly revenue

Sales for Portland-based Adidas America grew a record 21% in 2011.

Portland is an export hotbed, study says

A national study cited Portland as a hotbed for exports, bolstered by China and Intel.

Portland biogas plant threatened by lawsuit

A  proposed biogas plant in Portland is threatened by a lawsuit slamming Portland water and sewer spending.