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  • Housing money to help middle-income workers goes unspent

    Housing money to help middle-income workers goes unspent
    Teachers, police officers and other middle-income workers are missing out on a $1 million helping hand intended to provide more places they could afford to live in pricey Palm Beach County. The money sits waiting in the county's "workforce housing"...
  • Newington Town Hall Building Committee Looks At New Construction Plan

    Newington Town Hall Building Committee Looks At New Construction Plan
    NEWINGTON — The town hall building committee heard a new proposal Tuesday, this one to completely tear down the existing town hall and community center and replace them with an entirely new structure. Until now, the committee has looked at a plan...
  • U.S. manufacturing growth slows as orders weaken

    Two reports found signs of a slowing economy as U.S. factories expanded at a weaker pace in March and construction spending fell in February. But the slowdown in both sectors is expected to be short-lived. The Institute for Supply Management, a...
  • Broward construction jobs up 14 percent

    Broward construction jobs up 14 percent
    Florida added 29,600 jobs in February, an increase of 7.7 percent over a year ago, according to an analysis by Associated General Contractors. Texas led construction job growth with 44,600 jobs, followed by California, with 43,400 jobs, and Florida. In...
  • Sri Lanka confronts ex-leader's extravagant projects in 'middle of nowhere'

    This remote coastal scrubland, a haven for wild elephants and migratory birds that is several hours away from the nearest city, seems like an odd place to attempt to create a major commercial hub. Yet such was the whim of former President Mahinda...
  • Huntington Ingalls receives $23 million toward next Ford-class carrier

    Huntington Ingalls receives $23 million toward next Ford-class carrier
    Huntington Ingalls Industries this week received $23 million from the Navy, a small but necessary down payment toward the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, projected to cost $11.5 billion once the dust finally settles. The money allows the company's...
  • Lost landmarks recall 17th-century Virginia's forgotten brick building boom

    Lost landmarks recall 17th-century Virginia's forgotten brick building boom
    Before the trend-setting Governor’s Palace and famed James River plantations appeared in the early 1700s, an earlier but less well-remembered building surge produced Virginia’s first brick dwellings. Finished in 1665, Bacon’s Castle in...
  • Remembering Virginia's first brick building boom

     Remembering Virginia's first brick building boom
    Before the trend-setting Governor's Palace and famed James River plantations appeared in the early 1700s, an earlier but less well-remembered building surge produced Virginia's first brick dwellings. Finished in 1665, Bacon's Castle in Surry is the...
  • Reed ready to defend his title

    Reed ready to defend his title
    For Patrick Reed, winning the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship last year gave his belief in his golf game a tremendous boost. Reed knew he was good, and was scorned by some after his victory when he said he was a top-5 player, but you...
  • Workplace-safety officials investigating scaffold collapse in North Carolina

    Workplace-safety officials investigating scaffold collapse in North Carolina
    North Carolina's workplace safety agency is leading an investigation into why a scaffold with several men on it broke free from the facade of a high-rise construction project and killed three workers. The State Department of Labor is receiving help from...
  • 3 dead in scaffolding collapse at downtown Raleigh high-rise

    3 dead in scaffolding collapse at downtown Raleigh high-rise
    Workers were dismantling a scaffold at a high-rise construction project on Monday when a piece of it fell to the ground in downtown Raleigh, killing three men and sending another to a hospital. All four men were involved in the construction of Charter...