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A new report shows Oregon employers advertised 3,400 more jobs in June than in May. Many were concentrated among a few types of occupations.
City officials estimate that Portland Bottling Company illegally discharged more than 18 million gallons of industrial and extra-strength wastewater while bypassing the discharge meter used for billing.
The Oregon Department of Energy confirmed the state received $238,000 from SoloPower Systems, as executives are trying to restart production at the company's North Portland plant.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon to be treated for throat cancer
The condition is considered to be curable, according to a memo to JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees and shareholders that Dimon released late Tuesday.
T-Mobile accused of wrongly billing customers for unwanted services like horoscope texts, ringtones
The practice is called "cramming": A third party stuffs a customer's bill with bogus charges such as $10-per-month horoscopes or updates on celebrity gossip.
A $15 minimum wage for all city workers would cost more than $3 million: Portland City Hall Roundup
A look at the battle to raise the minimum wage for city workers in Portland and what it would cost per year.
House at gateway to Laurelhurst neighborhood sold to developer; preservationists fear demolition
Meanwhile, in North Portland's Kenton neighborhood, a developer has applied to demolish a two-bedroom cottage at 7608 N. Omaha Ave.
World Cup year adds to allure for mega pay-TV deals
More Americans have watched the U.S. soccer team in this World Cup than ever before. The two biggest announced acquisitions in the world this year are for U.S. pay- TV operators. Yes, there is a connection.
Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie sued over Clean Air Act permitting
Environmental groups say the terminal skirted Clean Air Act permitting requirements when it started accepting crude oil instead of ethanol.
Zidell family considers two more South Waterfront buildings
The Zidells are considering an apartment building and an office building on sites near their Emery apartment building, opened last year, and at the north end of their 33-acre Zidell Yards development site.
Portland City Council again open to Airbnb-style rentals in apartments, condos
Most members of the council appear to agree that those rentals should be legalized, but some are still undecided on a proposal to allow the same in multifamily buildings.
Oregon's cost to disclose oil train routes? $218.75. In Washington: Free
Oregon State Police said it would cost five media outlets a total of $218.75 to compile, review and delete information from oil train routing reports.
-- Elliot Njus