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Student housing in Eugene magnet for business

West University neighborhood blossoms following construction of student housing.

Hillsboro metal retailer allegedly owes customers thousands

Ten Northwest Metal customers have filed complaints with the Justice department since last August.

Startup PDX boosts diversity

This year's contest puts more emphasis on the companies' makeup in choosing winners.

Biggest donors to mid-Valley Willamette races

The list includes Oregon Right to Life and timber baron Andrew Miller of Stimson Lumber.

Keen triples production at Swan Island factory

Keen Inc., a footwear retailer, will make 300,000 shoes this year at its Portland shoe factory.

ESI forecasts steep decline in current quarter

Electro Scientific Industries reported a 24% decline in sales last quarter and lost $8.3 million, 27 cents per share.

ESCO shuts down production line in NW Portland

The manufacturer will lay off 20 full-time employees and about 50 temporary workers from its original Northwest plant.