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Twitter tests its version of disappearing stories

March 4, 2020, 6:57pm Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter Inc. is testing a way for users to post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours -- similar to Stories products offered on rival social networks -- to encourage people to share more often on its service. Read story

Toyota expands major U.S. fuel pump recall

March 4, 2020, 6:57pm Business

DETROIT -- Toyota is adding 1.2 million vehicles to a major recall in the U.S. to fix possible fuel pump failures that can cause engines to stall. Read story

Hyundai joins Kia in yet another recall in U.S.

March 4, 2020, 6:56pm Business

DETROIT -- Hyundai is joining affiliated automaker Kia in yet another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires. Read story

Auction slated for Hynix computer chip factory in Eugene, Ore.

March 3, 2020, 5:33pm Business Briefs

PORTLAND -- The vacant Hynix computer chip factory is up for sale again at a three-day auction scheduled to conclude March 25. Read story

World Bank offers $12 billion in coronavirus aid

March 3, 2020, 5:31pm Business Briefs

WASHINGTON -- The World Bank announced Tuesday that it is making $12 billion available to provide immediate support to low-income countries dealing with the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus. Read story

Nordstrom reports $193 million profit for fourth quarter

March 3, 2020, 5:30pm Business Briefs

SEATTLE -- Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $193 million. Read story

Port of Vancouver’s Community Fund awards $5,000 to 3 organizations

March 3, 2020, 5:28pm Business Briefs

The Port of Vancouver has announced the recipients for its 2020 Community Fund. The fund is intended to help projects that spur economic development, workforce training and tourism, according to a press release from the port. The fund's inaugural year is 2020, and it is intended to become an annual… Read story

Vancouver’s Downtown Association forming I-5 Bridge group

March 3, 2020, 5:25pm Business Briefs

Vancouver's Downtown Association is gathering a work group of downtown business owners to find ways to deal with the September Interstate 5 Bridge closure. Read story

Northwest Natural reports Q4 net income of $36.7M

March 2, 2020, 4:38pm Business Briefs

PORTLAND -- Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN) reported fourth-quarter net income of $36.7 million Monday. The Portland-based company said it had net income of $1.20 per share. Read story

Northwest Pipe reports Q4 earnings of $12 million

March 2, 2020, 4:37pm Business Briefs

Northwest Pipe Co. (NWPX) reported fourth-quarter earnings of $12 million Monday. On a per-share basis, the Vancouver-based company said it had profit of $1.22. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.23 per share. Read story