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  • U.S. construction spending hits highest level in 5-1/2 years

    WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - U.S. construction spending rebounded strongly to hit its highest level in more than 5-1/2 years in July as private construction increased and state and local government outlays surged, in a further sign of vigor in the...
  • Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]

    Nuclear power doesn't add up [Letter]
    I read with interest the commentary, "The nuclear option" (Aug. 26), in The Baltimore Sun, and I wanted to comment on just one aspect of this public pitch for nuclear power. The author omitted the fact that Constellation Energy made application to the U....
  • Once solid, job safety net frays for construction work

    WALKERTOWN, N.C. At 19, Joshua Scott Lawson could see his future clearly. He'd spend his days in the sun, building homes as other men in his family had a generation before. Each evening, he'd sit down to dinner with his middle school sweetheart, Amanda,...
  • Immigrants are most susceptible to worker misclassification

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. Week after week, Alfredo Barreda carried a paycheck from his construction job to the bank, where he waited in line for a teller and then stuffed two wads of cash into the front pockets of his pants, he said. The money in the left...
  • Atlantic City's Trump Entertainment Resorts files for bankruptcy

    Sept 9 (Reuters) - Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc , which operates two casinos in Atlantic City, joined the list of casino operators in New Jersey that have filed for bankruptcy. The company, which Donald Trump founded but no longer controls, operates...
  • Red Line roadblock [Editorial]

    Red Line roadblock  [Editorial]
    Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
  • The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion

    The grim warning for the gambling industry in Atlantic City's implosion
    The news from the casino industry in Atlantic City, N.J., has been implacably, relentlessly horrific. Over the weekend the owners of Trump Plaza, formerly a signature property on the boardwalk, said they expected it to close in September; the resort's...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Construction: a boys club [Commentary]

    Construction: a boys club [Commentary]
    Harassment, intimidation and sabotage are a major reason why women do not enter or remain in jobs in the construction industry, according to a provocative and hard hitting study on women in construction by the National Women's Law Center. Women are...
  • LACMA should stick to the art-museum basics

    To the editor: After reading several articles in The Times last week on plans for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, I feel compelled to question Director Michael Govan and others supporting the museum's ambitious construction plans. ("LACMA, Metro...
  • 75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien

    75th Street reconstruction under way in Darien
    A huge road construction project is under way along a portion of 75th Street in Darien. The DuPage County Division of Transportation is reconstructing and widening 75th Street from two lanes in each direction to three lanes in each direction between...