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Verizon Wireless, Comcast to team up in Portland

A new sales partnership between Verizon Wireless and Comcast will be tested in Portland and Seattle.

Oregon taxpayers must bail out renewable energy fund

Oregon taxpayers will have to bail out a state fund that made bad loans to risky renewable energy projects.

Coal companies want to export through Port of St. Helens

Two big coal companies are proposing to export through the Port of St. Helens to help fill China's rising demand for coal.

Grass seed industry reaches out

Oregon's grass seed industry has launched a campaign to market real grass lawns to consumers.

Giant cane could power Boardman plant

Bamboo-like grass Arundo donax is a possible biofuel alternative to coal being burned at Portland General Electric's Boardman power plant.

Eugene Airport has record year

The Eugene Airport experienced a record year of passengers as more people decided to fly rather than drive to Portland.

Aqua Glass to close

Aqua Glass Corp. plans to close its manufacturing plant in Klamath Falls, citing declines in new construction.