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Leaders focus on closing urban/rural gap; cranberry grower sued

Leaders clarify plan to help struggling economies; Coos County cranberry producers accused of running "shell game" to avoid paying debts.

Colorado company invests in Lakeview for alternative energy project

Small town in Southern Oregon to be site of $200M project that aims to turn forestry waste into jet fuel.

Weyerhaeuser blames port slowdowns for layoffs

Company says employees will be out of work until the mills are back in use.

Taxi companies in Portland unite in stand against Uber

Five cab companies have formed a group to argue the ridesharing app needs to adhere to the same regulations as licensed taxis.

The Oregonian sets business-focused editorial agenda

Economic sustainability of Portland, small businesses, rural Oregon headline newspaper's focus.

Kitzhaber mum on contents of inauguration address

State lawmakers will meet today before taking a recess until early February.

State, federal lawmakers discuss Oregon timber industry

Senators Wyden and Merklely proposed a pair of forestry bills Thursday.