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Wind makes 10.5% of Oregon electricity

10.5% of the electricity generated in Oregon comes from wind farms, the sixth highest rate in the nation.

Facebook plans third data center

Facebook has filed plans for a third data center in Prineville, a smaller facility of about 62,000 square feet.

Boeing benefits Gresham

Boeing's new chemical processing plant cements the company as the largest manufacturing employer in Gresham.

Portland home affordability slips

Price gains hurt the ability of Portland-area families to buy a home.

Portland may fluoridate water

The Portland City Council will consider a measure to fluoridate the city's water.

Oregon has five months of job gains

Oregon gained jobs for the fifth straight month in July, the longest growth streak since March 2007.

Retailers turn to mobile payments

Big name retailers are teaming up to create Merchant Customer Exchange, a new company that will give customers the option of paying for purchases with their cellphones.