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  • Oregon reports significant jobs growth in March Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    SALEM, Ore.— Oregon state economists say March saw the largest one-month increase in jobs since well before the Great Recession. The news came Tuesday in the monthly report on jobs and joblessness.

  • CenturyLink: 4,500 calls failed during 911 outage Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:11 PM ET

    SEATTLE— About 4,500 calls failed to get through during a six-hour Washington state 911 outage last week, CenturyLink said Monday. The problem did not involve the computer bug known as "Heartbleed," nor any malfunction in CenturyLink's network, the Monroe, La., company said in a statement.

  • Oregon State U launches craft-beer project Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    CORVALLIS, Ore.— A new project at Oregon State University is aiming to create a definitive historical archive of craft beer's history and impact in Oregon. In fact, the Oregon Hops& Brewing Archives is the first of its kind in the United States, The Eugene Register-Guard reported Sunday.

  • FOREX-Dollar inches higher on equities gloom Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Global equities fell to two-week lows, triggered by selling on Wall Street on Thursday. Wall Street stocks continued their decline on Friday, spurring a broad risk-averse environment that led to selloffs in higher-yielding and emerging market currencies.

  • CenturyLink: Washington 911 outage due to vendor Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    SEATTLE— Dispatchers who couldn't answer the 911 call of Washington woman facing an intruder are deeply troubled by the statewide system failure but relieved she wasn't injured, the dispatch center's executive director said Friday. The 911 outage lasted about seven hours early Thursday and was resolved at about 7 a.m., CenturyLink said.

  • New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare' Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. Burwell, until now White House budget director, was named by President Barack Obama on Friday to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who oversaw the messy rollout of the health care overhaul.

  • Kitzhaber doesn't expect consensus from GMO panel Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:44 PM ET

    "And I'm hoping that we can use that to get a better understanding of GE products in Oregon and the contours of the controversy." An exception was made for Jackson County in southwestern Oregon because it has a measure to prohibit such crops on the May ballot.

  • Cover Oregon narrows exchange future to 2 options Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:37 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— Officials with Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange say they've narrowed the options for the site's future to two: switching to the federal exchange, or staying with the current technology and hiring a new contractor to fix it.

  • GOP, Dems clash over online domain name oversight Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.

  • Judge says flashing headlights is free speech Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    GRANTS PASS, Ore.— Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

  • How states fared on unemployment benefit claims Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Claims fell to their lowest point since May 2007 _several months before the Great Recession started later that year. Pennsylvania: Down 2,007, due to fewer layoffs in food service and construction.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- The number of U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March from a year ago, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since the second quarter of 2007, a report from RealtyTrac showed on Thursday.

  • April 9- A Republican congressman from Kansas introduced legislation on Wednesday that would nullify efforts in multiple states to require labeling of genetically modified foods. The bill, dubbed the "Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act," was drafted by U.S.

  • Sicklier patients enroll in Obamacare, study finds Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    Early enrollees in health exchanges were more likely to face serious health problems than those who get coverage through their employer, NYT reports.

  • Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10 Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:52 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

  • Construction firms worried about worker shortage Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    The plan by the Associated General Contractors of America, which represents 30,000 companies, aims to draw more people into building trades by establishing charter schools focused on technical training, starting non-union apprenticeship programs and pushing for immigration reform.

  • Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in training Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

  • Rules put medical pot shops under added scrutiny Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 5:33 PM ET

    SALEM, Ore.— A line of patients forms in the lobby of a medical marijuana shop called Cherry City Compassion as a worker checks IDs, enters names into a computer system and performs other duties required under a new state law.

  • AAA: Average price of gasoline in Oregon $3.69 Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:29 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.69. The current price in Oregon is 11 cents higher than the national average. Portland $3.69, Salem $3.68, Eugene- Springfield $3.75, and Medford- Ashland $3.74.

  • Brittany Murphy's last film gets 4-state test run Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    EUGENE, Ore.— Brittany Murphy's final movie opens Friday in Eugene before going on a limited run. That year she worked on a psychological thriller called "Something Wicked," and much of it was filmed in Eugene and other parts of Lane County.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.