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Oregon ranks third in pre-K spending

Oregon spends more money per student in its state-funded prekindergarten classes than almost every other state.

Biodiesel hub coming to NW Portland

Three companies are joining together to form a biodiesel manufacturing and distribution hub in Portland's Northwest Industrial District.

Oregon scientists discuss global warming

At an event at PSU, three Oregon climate scientists made their case that increases in manmade greenhouse gases are driving climate change.

Manufacturing plants rebounding from recession

Two Prineville manufacturing facilities, Woodgrain Millwork and Contact Industries, adapted during the recession to keep their doors open.

Adidas, MLS announce smart tracking system

Adidas America and Major League Soccer announced that the 2012 All-Star Game will feature new tracking software.

$33M in contracts awarded to diverse Oregon firms


$33 million in contracts with the 12 largest Oregon state agencies was given to businesses owned by minorities or women, or small businesses considered "emerging."

Crop sales soar in Oregon

Oregon agricultural sales hit a record $5.2 billion last year, according to a report from Oregon State University.