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Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

Dozens of record-pressing factories have been built to try to meet demand in North America — and it's still not enough. PORTLAND, Maine...

Major companies divided in response to abortion ruling

Some well-known brands said they would reimburse employees who must travel out of state to get an abortion, but experts say the legal risks...

United Airlines pilots in line for big raises

The new contract could clear the way for similar wage hikes throughout the industry, which is dealing with flight disruptions worldwide. DALLAS —...

Nurses at Providence St. Vincent vote to reject tentative union contract

The Oregon Nurses Association and Providence reached a tentative agreement earlier this month. The St. Vincent nurses passed a strike authorization vote last month....

Business groups sue over heat and smoke worker protections

The new regulations require employers to act once temperature or air quality exceed certain thresholds. The heat rules began June 15 and the smoke...

Starbucks exec, prominent in push against union efforts, leaving company

Rossann Williams, Starbucks’ North America president, is leaving the company after 17 years. SEATTLE — Rossann Williams, Starbucks’ North America president who's been...

Airfare is surging, but PDX prices are soaring above other cities

Roundtrip flights out of Portland International Airport for the remainder of the summer were averaging $609 as of June 8. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

Elon Musk to address Twitter employees for 1st time this week

Musk reached a deal to acquire Twitter in April, but he has clashed with the company repeatedly since then over the number of bots...

Markets tumble worldwide, bear market growls on Wall Street

The center of Wall Street’s focus was again on the Federal Reserve, which is scrambling to get inflation under control. NEW YORK —...

Portland businesses celebrate Fleet Week's return

Thousands of people are expected to pack downtown during Fleet Week. The annual Rose Festival event had to go virtual for the past two...

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