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Wheels stolen off Car-2-Go vehicles in Portland

Wheels stolen off Car-2-Go vehicles in PortlandSomeone has been stealing wheels off Car-2-Go rental vehicles in Portland.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

City fines Uber $67,750, drivers could be next

City fines Uber $67,750, drivers could be nextThe City of Portland has fined the ride-sharing company Uber more than $67,000 after the business launched in Portland without the city's approval.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Oregon employment now better than before recession

Oregon employment now better than before recessionThe state Employment Department says a large increase in jobs in November has pushed Oregon employment totals above the peak reached before the Great Recession.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Business

Idaho distributors challenge 10 Barrel's brewpub license

Idaho distributors challenge 10 Barrel's brewpub licenseIdaho beer distributors are taking issue with a Boise brewpub now that the business has been purchased by Anheuser-Busch.
  • Business
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

VQ eatery may shutter for new courthouse

VQ eatery may shutter for new courthouseOn Thursday, Multnomah County Commissioners will decide whether to build a new courthouse on the popular patio of a famed downtown restaurant. If that happens, the restaurant's owner said his establishment won't survive.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

5 top mistakes people make when sending gifts

5 top mistakes people make when sending giftsIf you are mailing gifts out for the holidays, you need to be sure you do everything correctly in order to get the packages to their destinations on time. Here are the 5 most common mistakes that people make and how you can correct them:
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Mail deadlines: How do I get it there by Christmas?

Mail deadlines: How do I get it there by Christmas?With Christmas just ten short days away, Monday was expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year at all U.S. Post Office locations.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Consumer

Some drivers unwittingly pay premium prices for gas

Some drivers unwittingly pay premium prices for gasSome drivers are still paying nearly $4.00 a gallon for regular unleaded. And often times, they don't even know it.
  • Consumer
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Business

Uber France ruling latest in series of challenges

Uber France ruling latest in series of challengesA French court on Friday ordered Uber to withdraw from its mobile app to French users "all mention suggesting it is legal" for Uber's drivers to act like taxis - that is, driving around and waiting for clients.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Uber won't pay $2,000 fine in Eugene

Uber won't pay $2,000 fine in EugeneThe online taxi business Uber, a company worth billions, is contesting a $2,000 fine issued by the city of Eugene, which says Uber should get a license.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Money

Minimum wage needed to rent in Portland: $31 an hour

Minimum wage needed to rent in Portland: $31 an hourIf you want to pay rent and live comfortably in Portland, you'll need to make $31 an hour.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Avian flu spreading in British Columbia

Avian flu spreading in British ColumbiaThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the avian influenza outbreak in southwest British Columbia has spread to seven farms, and 155,000 birds are dead or will be euthanized.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Consumer

Top 12 Scams of Christmas

Top 12 Scams of ChristmasYou've heard of the 12 days of Christmas but keep in the back of your mind 12 possible schemes, too.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Business

Nike sues former designers for taking strategy to Adidas

Nike sues former designers for taking strategy to AdidasNike has sued three of its former product designers, claiming they stole company secrets and took them to competitor Adidas.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

Bakery owner allegedly gouged by Securus credit company

Bakery owner allegedly gouged by Securus credit companyThe owner of a local bakery says she was ripped off by a company she hired to process credit and debit cards.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Uber: Accommodating Portland rules would cost $100K

Uber: Accommodating Portland rules would cost $100KOne day after the City of Portland filed a lawsuit against the ride-sharing service Uber for operating illegally, the case has moved to federal court.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Kelso mom turns magic wand party favor into new business

Kelso mom turns magic wand party favor into new businessTalk about fairy tales, a Kelso, Wash. mom threw a Harry Potter birthday party for her son and it turned into a business.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

City of Portland sues Uber for illegal operations

City of Portland sues Uber for illegal operationsThe City of Portland is suing the ride-sharing service Uber after the company launched illegally on Friday.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

$15 minimum wage approved for all Multnomah Co. employees

$15 minimum wage approved for all Multnomah Co. employeesMultnomah County employees will all be paid at least $15 an hour, starting in July 2016.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Business

Uber launches in Portland without city's approval

Uber launches in Portland without city's approvalUber, the ride-sharing app, launched Friday without the city's approval.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Canada hopes avian flu is contained to 4 farms in B.C.

Canada hopes avian flu is contained to 4 farms in B.C.Canadian officials hope an avian flu outbreak has been contained to four quarantined poultry farms in British Columbia.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer

1 in 5 luggage scales at PDX faulted for problems

1 in 5 luggage scales at PDX faulted for problemsNearly one in five baggage scales at Portland International Airport had some type of problem, according to state inspection reports.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Got your order! Portlanders test new Starbucks app

Got your order! Portlanders test new Starbucks appStarbucks is using Portland as a test city for a new mobile app.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Biggest power drains inside your home

Biggest power drains inside your homeWhat you may not realize is that you have one appliance that runs and runs up your electric bill all night long: Your cable box.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Ore. & Wash. recognized for some of best wines in world

Ore. & Wash. recognized for some of best wines in worldVineyards in Oregon and Washington have produced some of the best wines in the world this year, according to Wine Spectator Magazine.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Central Coast

Rescued crabbers say keep Newport helicopter base open

Rescued crabbers say keep Newport helicopter base openFishermen rescued off the Oregon coast by a helicopter dispatched out of a Coast Guard base that's slated to close say the $6 million that would be saved is not worth the lives of fishermen.
  • Central Coast
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Federal government buys surplus Ore. cranberries

Federal government buys surplus Ore. cranberriesA near-record cranberry crop has left growers with far more of the berries than they can expect to sell in the next year.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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