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Legal pot revenues could bring in $40M

If Oregonians vote to legalize, regulate and tax marijuana for recreational use, state economists estimate Oregon could bring in up to $40 million a year.

PDC prepares to sell parcel of land near convention center

The Portland Development Commission will vote whether to sell the 0.31-acre parcel north of the Oregon Convention Center for $1.3 million.

California company sues Oregonians who shared movies online

Voltage Pictures LLC has sued six Oregonians it believes have illegally shared movies online using the peer-to-peer file-sharing site, BitTorrent.

Oracle sues over $23M in disputed Cover Oregon bills

The technology company filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against the health exchange website alleging that state officials have repeatedly promised to pay the company, but have not yet done so.

Tualatin clean tech firm secures $25M

Powin Energy Corp. secured a $25 million investment from a Hong Kong-based manufacturer to develop its battery storage technology.

Oregon winemakers eyeing record grape harvest

If late-season rains hold off until the last grapes are picked, a quality harvest will come just as the state's 2012 vintage wines hit the market.

Washington manufacturing firm sold to Portland company

LaCrosse Footwear Inc. acquired White's Boots, which has been operating in Spokane for 99 years.