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  • Big jumps in higher-paying factory, construction jobs boost optimism

    Big jumps in higher-paying factory, construction jobs boost optimism
    WASHINGTON -- Big gains in factory and construction jobs last month have experts optimistic that the labor market is starting to produce enough higher-paying jobs to fuel stronger economic growth. "It's not just the quantity of the jobs but the quality,...
  • Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper

    Rose Vassallo, bookkeeper
    Rose G. Vassallo, a retired construction firm bookkeeper, died of complications of renal failure Thursday at the Ellicott City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was 84 and lived in Ellicott City. Born Rose Grace Mignone in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the...
  • Construction adds jobs as housing recovers, but gains are uneven

    Construction adds jobs as housing recovers, but gains are uneven
    Driven by demand in multi-unit housing, construction employment rose in 152 metro areas since March 2012, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics by the Associated General Contractors Assn. But the employment gains have been uneven. The...
  • Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses

    Casino license competitors have strengths, weaknesses
    Although Maryland has handed out five casino operating licenses, the state is entering uncharted territory with the allocation of its sixth. For the first time, there's real competition. Three serious operators submitted bids to run a casino in Prince...
  • $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law

    $1 billion for new city schools: From non-starter to law
    Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso went to Annapolis last year seeking approval for a bold $2 billion plan to replace many of the city system's crumbling buildings. The idea didn't even make it out of committee. Prospects still looked bleak in...
  • Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers

     Troubled Dolton senior center a burden on taxpayers
    The Dorchester Senior Center in the south suburbs has a steady stream of visitors: attentive relatives, busy repairmen and, lately, inquisitive federal investigators. The five-story, village-owned building that looks out over a dreary interstate has...
  • Santa Monica plane crash: Construction firm mourns loss of CEO, son

    Santa Monica plane crash: Construction firm mourns loss of CEO, son
    A Southern California-based construction company is mourning the loss of its chief executive and his son, a senior project engineer, who were believed to have been killed in a jet crash at Santa Monica Airport on Sunday. In a statement to The Times,...
  • Construction spending rose 0.6% in August

    Construction spending rose 0.6% in August
    Construction spending in August rose to the highest level in more than four years, growing 0.6% over July, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.  Led by private residential building, construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • L.A. County supervisors advance plan for new women's jail

    L.A. County supervisors advance plan for new women's jail
    As Los Angeles County struggles to deal with rampant jail overcrowding, elected leaders took steps Tuesday to build a new women's jail in Lancaster but appeared on the verge of canceling a plan to ship 500 long-term inmates to a facility in Kern County....
  • Balto. Co. to fund new school buildings to ease overcrowding

    Balto. Co. to fund new school buildings to ease overcrowding
    Baltimore County plans to overhaul its elementary school buildings to add more than 1,700 seats in its central and southwestern neighborhoods, where overcrowding has pushed students and teachers into portable classrooms and hallways for their lessons....