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Fewer women earn high-tech degrees

Fewer women are earning degrees in high-tech fields, even though employers are having trouble finding candidates to fill those positions.

Oregon jobless claims jump by highest amount in U.S.

Unemployment applications increased by 2,079 in Oregon last week, the largest increase in the U.S. 

IRS offers plans for late tax payments

The Internal Revenue Service is offering an expansion of its "Fresh Start" program as the filing deadline approaches.

TriMet releases final budget plan

TriMet released its final $12 million budget-balancing plan, which calls for $1.1 million in savings from route changes and service reductions.

Portland carbon emissions down 26 percent

Carbon emissions are down 26% per person in Portland compared to 1990.

Ashland iPad app gets angel investment

An Ashland-based startup that makes an iPad app to assist ER personnel won the $160,000 Southern Oregon Angel Investment prize.

Oregon bank holdups drop

Bank robberies are continuing to decline in Oregon, according to new numbers released by the FBI.