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Space balloon company expands in Tillamook

The Port of Tillamook Bay is building a $6.9 million hangar for Near Space, a suborbital flight provider.

SolarWorld calls for faster response to illegal trade

The president of Hillsboro-based SolarWorld Industries America offered suggestions on ways the U.S. can remedy illegal foreign trade practices.

Activists oppose Nestle Waters bottling plant

Activists are ramping up opposition to a plan for a Nestle Waters bottling plant in the Columbia River Gorge.

Durable goods demand climbs

U.S. companies ordered more long-lasting goods last month, even after an investment tax credit was halved.

Post office closure plan unpopular in Congress

Many in Congress oppose the plan to close 20 post offices in rural Oregon.

State auditors find data center secure

Auditors found Oregon's state government data center secure and stable.

Home prices fall

Home prices fell 3.8% nationwide in January, and 4.3% in the Portland area.