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PBA offers Cuba trip

The Portland Business Alliance is offering members an opportunity to visit Cuba.

Portland bedbug infestation continues

Homeless shelters, hotels, and college dorms are among the Portland beds hard-hit by an ongoing bedbug infestation.

Columbia Sportswear profits up

Columbia Sportswear announced 2011 fourth quarter profits that were 40% higher than a year earlier.

Nationwide jobless rate falls to 3-year low

The nationwide unemployment rate fell to 8.3% in January, and employers added 243,000 jobs.

Komen revises funding decision

After severe backlash, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Foundation  announced it would revise a new policy that barred the organization from funding Planned Parenthood.

The Joinery turns waste into briquettes

Portland B Corp The Joinery bought a $30,000 machine that turns sawdust into wood briquettes for burning.

Iberdrola Renewables agrees to stay in Portland for $1,155,000

Portland offered a $1,155,000 grant to Iberdrola Renewables to keep its North American headquarters in the city for at least seven years.