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Portland considers selling toilets

The Portland City Council is considering a contract to market its public toilets to other cities.

Pacific Seafood settles suit

Pacific Seafood has settled a class action antitrust case filed by coastal fishermen, and the decision now awaits a judge's approval.

Coburg considering enterprise zone

Coburg city leaders are considering implementing an enterprise zone to lure businesses through tax breaks.

Clackamas County to win Blue Heron site bid

Clackamas County's Water Environment Services is expected to be announced as the new owner of the bankrupt Blue Heron Paper Company's West Linn property.

Wet spring delaying crops

Soggy fields are holding Oregon growers back from early spring plantings.

Salem startup delivers meals

Salem startup Casablanca Meal Delivery Startup charges a monthly fee to deliver meals to customers' homes.

Factories boost production, hiring

U.S. factories increased hiring and production in March, another indication that manufacturing is fueling the economic recovery.