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  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • Construction employment remains strong in May in Southern California

    Construction employment remains strong in May in Southern California
    The construction rebound continued to boost job growth in Southern California in May. The number of people working in construction in metro Los Angeles has grown by 10%, or 11,100 jobs, in the last year, according to an analysis of Labor Department data...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals

    Veterans frustrated by long delays in opening of new VA hospitals
    It was a day of shiny shovels and high hopes on that hot August morning in 2009. Politicians and dignitaries beamed at the cameras and congratulated themselves for finally breaking ground on a new medical facility dedicated to veterans, at the time...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 1 in 6 California construction workers labors in shadows, study finds

    Informal workers are growing part of California’s economy — a shift keenly felt in the construction industry, where 1 in 6 workers is either off the books or misreported, new research has found. Construction businesses in the state employ...
  • August jobless rates hold steady in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Palm Beach County's jobless rate remained at 6.6 percent, well below the August 2013 rate of 7.8 percent while Broward County's rate stayed at 5.7 percent, also an improvement over the 6.2 percent rate of a year ago. Unemployment rates were unchanged in...
  • Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape

    Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape
    The University of Central Florida — which already has a massive and growing campus in east Orange County — is moving quickly on a plan to build a $75 million satellite campus in downtown Orlando. The downtown campus would be a joint endeavor...
  • L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air

    L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air
    The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has revoked the construction permits for a hilltop house in Bel-Air that neighbors contend has destabilized the slope. Developer Mohamed Hadid's project drew complaints and lawsuits from neighbors and,...
  • Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore begins

    Two-year construction project on I-95 in Baltimore begins
    A major construction project on Interstate 95, set to begin Sunday, will impact traffic in Baltimore for the next two years — shifting and narrowing lanes and forcing ramp closures and detours. The $66 million project to remove and replace the...