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*In one case, payment of more than $7 mln held up over $100 invoice. *Caution shows government taking appropriate care-CEO By Ayesha Rascoe and Roberta Rampton. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over.
WASHINGTON-- A company owned by Chinese citizens has added President Barack Obama as a defendant in a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government exceeded its authority in blocking the firm's planned wind farm projects in Oregon near a Navy base.
LAS VEGAS-- It doesn't look like Congress will pass Internet gambling regulatory laws this year, the head of the industry's main lobbying group said Tuesday, as he cast online wagering hosted by sites overseas as one of the biggest threats to the casino industry in the United States.
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 2- Oregon authorities were investigating the death of a farmer whose body was eaten by hogs last week, leaving behind little more than his false teeth, the Coos County District Attorney said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON-- In a story Sept. 28 about a presidential decision to block a Chinese company's business deal in Oregon over national security concerns, The Associated Press erroneously cited when another Chinese firm, Huawei Technologies, had abandoned plans for its purchase of a U.S. computer company, 3 Leaf Systems.
OMAHA, Neb.-- Warren Buffett's company recently discovered it owns two short-line railroads that it must sell because of its 2010 acquisition of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad.
SEATTLE-- Boeing Co.' s union of engineers and technical workers overwhelmingly rejected the aerospace giant's first contract offer in ballots tallied Monday night. Union leaders for the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, or SPEEA, had recommended that the union's 23,000 members say no to Boeing's four-year contract offer.
LAS VEGAS-- Brick-and-mortar casinos are opening in Ohio and Illinois. Voters in Oregon, Rhode Island and Maryland will vote on gambling initiatives Nov. 6.
HILLSBORO, Ore.-- Radisys Corp. on Monday replaced CEO Michel Dagenais with its president and chief financial officer, Brian Bronson effective immediately. Bronson, 41, joined Radisys in 1999 and has been CFO since 2006 and president since 2011..
SEATTLE-- Boeing Co.' s union of engineers and technical workers is expected to reject the aerospace giant's first contract offer when mail-in ballots are counted Monday evening. Union leaders for the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, or SPEEA, have recommended that its 23,000 members reject Boeing's four-year contract offers.
Chris Gregoire has directed all state offices to reduce their total building energy use by 20 percent by 2020..
PORTLAND, Ore.-- The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is $3.99. That's up 2 cents in a week and down 3 cents from a month ago. Portland $3.96, Salem $3.97, Eugene- Springfield $4, and Medford- Ashland $4.03.
According to the most recent annual report from the USDA, it now costs $234,900 to provide a child with 17 years of food, shelter, and other necessities. Click to learn more.
Minnesota and Oregon are testing new programs to tax motorists for how many miles they travel, rather than how much gasoline they buy. Robert Atkinson, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation founder & president and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute senior fellow, offer insight.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on an unusual black market which some say is worth $20 billion each year.
As demand increases and inventories experience an extended shortage, consumers will have to choose between paying more, trading down or buying foreign imports, according to a new report.
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.