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  • State cuts halt construction of playground for kids with disabilities

    State cuts halt construction of playground for kids with disabilities
    Workers from Bloomingdale Seasonal Concepts Landscape Contractors began loading up their equipment Thursday afternoon after they were told to wrap up at SEBA Park in South Elgin. The village of South Elgin was told Thursday that Illinois Gov. Bruce...
  • 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...
  • District 64 looks at summer construction projects

    District 64 looks at summer construction projects
    The Niles-Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education considered construction projects for this summer, approving one and holding off on approving two more, during its Feb. 23 meeting. The board approved the contracts for Phase II of the Field...
  • Trump name to stay on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

    Trump name to stay on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal
    The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City. Trump reached an agreement Monday with billionaire investor Carl Icahn to allow his name to remain on the Trump Taj Mahal Casino. Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, had sued the owners of the casino...
  • Work at Willow Stream will remain frozen

    Work at Willow Stream will remain frozen
    The winter freeze is not over — in fact, it has just begun, for the suburbs' park districts and departments. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced that, at the direction of Gov. Bruce Rauner, it has frozen all of its grant money...
  • Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans

    Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott's desires to reduce debt, cut taxes and pay for school construction projects could hinder efforts to secure state funding for a proposed UCF downtown campus. The campus, which could serve 13,000 students and would...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': How many watched?

    'Celebrity Apprentice': How many watched?
    UPDATED: Universal Orlando Resort was given a major showcase Monday on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," but the program didn't burn up the ratings. The Donald Trump reality contest averaged 5 million viewers for the Orlando hour, according to ratings...
  • 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...
  • Federal funding: Skokie faces tough decisions about grants

    Grants for a dozen construction projects as well as a dozen more to fund village and social service agency work were awarded Feb. 2 by the Skokie Village Board, but with necessary caveats. The Village Board approved difficult recommendations for...
  • College of DuPage officials drink, eat well on taxpayers' dime

    College of DuPage officials drink, eat well on taxpayers' dime
    With a dozen bottles of wine, pate and $70 prix fixe plates, College of DuPage President Robert Breuder hosted a holiday dinner for the school's board of trustees in December 2013 at the campus' high-end restaurant, Waterleaf. The tab — $2,331...