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  • Kentucky Senate passes bills dealing with abortion, medical malpractice, prevailing wage

    Kentucky Senate Republicans passed bills dealing with medical malpractice and the prevailing wage in a flurry of action Thursday that drew objections from Democrats. The measures — dealing with issues targeted by Republicans for years — could...
  • Sullivan Canyon neighbors sue over hillside homes

    Residents of bucolic Sullivan Canyon in Brentwood have filed a suit against the city of Los Angeles, contending that officials violated state and local laws in approving plans to remove dozens of protected live oak and sycamore trees and build two 15,000-...
  • Ironworkers boss convicted of overseeing vandalism, violence

    PHILADELPHIA — A longtime union boss was convicted Tuesday in a racketeering case that accused him of overseeing violence, vandalism and intimidation to get construction jobs for his members. Joseph Dougherty, 73, told Ironworkers Local 401...
  • Local developers take part in theme park building boom abroad

    Local developers take part in theme park building boom abroad
    Theme park designer Edward Marks and his team of ride developers and artists have dreamed up some of the country's most thrilling attractions — high-tech dark rides, glow-in-the-dark parades and 3-D simulators teeming with mummies, aliens and...
  • US construction spending increased 0.4 percent in December, led by highways and housing

    U.S. construction spending accelerated in December as building activity increased for new houses and government-backed highways. The Commerce Department said Monday that construction spending rose 0.4 percent in December. Total construction spending in...
  • Flooding could become a daily problem in North Carolina by 2045, report says

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina's coast will see more frequent and more destructive floods at high tide over the next 30 years, several studies say even on mild, sunny days as rising sea levels shove the Atlantic Ocean higher onto our shores. A 2014...
  • Palm Beach County to help companies pay for new employees

    Palm Beach County to help companies pay for new employees
    More jobs could come from Palm Beach County's new taxpayer-funded incentives for businesses to hire and train local workers. One plan encourages companies hired for county construction projects to voluntarily train a new generation of ironworkers,...
  • $905,774 for Development Services Center

    HAMPTON — Need a permit for a yard sale, new shed or for home improvements? You're going to need to get it from the Hampton's Development Services Center. The center reviews all construction plans, subdivision plans, site plans to ensure they meet...
  • Long-delayed Colorado VA hospital suffers another setback

    Construction of the Veterans Administration hospital in Aurora, Colo. — already years behind schedule and hundreds of millions of dollars over budget — was dealt another blow when the company building the facility was told it could walk away...
  • UCF downtown campus might be a tough sell in Legislature

    UCF downtown campus might be a tough sell in Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE — The University of Central Florida is planning to push for $57.8 million in state funding for its proposed downtown Orlando campus this spring. But even with the Florida Legislature's new leaders hailing from the region and backing...
  • Third hiring blitz in recent months aims to fill 80 construction jobs

    LEESBURG — Out of work or underemployed carpenters, surveyors and others in the construction-related fields, take heart. Job growth in the industry is gaining momentum and an upcoming Leesburg hiring event is seeking skilled workers in the trade....