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Intel still No. 1 for green power

Intel ranks in first place for green power purchasing according to the EPA.

Pacific Seafood lawsuit moves forward

A judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit filed by two fishermen against Pacific Seafood Group.

Proposed Eugene development could help downtown businesses

A proposed $80 million apartment project in downtown Eugene could mean an increase of $3 million in spending at downtown businesses annually. 

Homeownership falls

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to 66% in the last quarter of 2011.

Manufacturing expands

Manufacturing grew in January at its fastest pace in seven months, signaling a strong start for the U.S. economy in 2012.

Auto sales up

Auto sales are expected to be up 7% for January, kicking off what may be the strongest year for the industry since the recession.

Commerce Department sides with SolarWorld

The U.S. Commerce Department determined "critical circumstances," meaning that tariffs will be charged retroactively if SolarWorld wins their case against cheap Chinese imports.