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Lane County slowly replacing lost jobs

Lane County's economy lost over 17,000 jobs in the past five years, but now is slowly beginning to get some of them back.

Naturally Advanced hires flax adviser

Naturally Advanced Technologies hired a Salem-based crop adviser to contract with Willamette Valley flax farmers.

Gas hikes impact spring break plans

Climbing gas prices that are up 15.5 cents since last week are putting a stop to many Oregonian's spring break plans.

Oregon issues medical marijuana cards to non-residents

Hundreds of out-of-staters make a pilgrimage to Oregon each year, because it is the only state to issue medical marijuana cards to non-residents.

Portland unveils export plan

Portland business leaders released a new plan to double the region's exports in five years, creating up to 113,000 jobs.

Harry & David sales up after bankruptcy

Harry & David's 2011 holiday sales were up after a feeble 2010 season pushed the company to declare bankruptcy.

EnerG2 opens Albany plant

Energy storage company EnerG2 opened a new manufacturing facility in Albany.