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  • Construction trades building a brighter future

    You've probably heard the comments and congressional testimony from "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe, who describes America as "profoundly disconnected" from both an awareness of the people who perform the many vital jobs on which modern life depends and our increasingly desperate need for skilled tradespeople.
  • Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012

    Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012
    SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...

    Even as shutdown deal nears, 'a Kafka-esque moment' at parks hearing

    Even as shutdown deal nears, 'a Kafka-esque moment' at parks hearing
    WASHINGTON — Even as a deal was in the works to end the federal government shutdown, bickering continued Wednesday morning -- over the closing of national parks. House Republicans accused the National Park Service of barricading open-air monuments...

    Eisenhower memorial moves forward despite family opposition

    Eisenhower memorial moves forward despite family opposition
    WASHINGTON--The controversial design for a planned memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower is moving ahead, despite continuing opposition from the Eisenhower family and threats from Congress to pull funding. On Thursday, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, which...

    Eisenhower Memorial Commission approves revised Frank Gehry design

    Eisenhower Memorial Commission approves revised Frank Gehry design
    Amid rancorous public debate, the Eisenhower Memorial Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to move forward with a revised design by architect Frank Gehry. The memorial, which comes with an estimated price tag of more than $100 million, is to be...