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  • Construction of new homes up 10.5% in August

     
    Construction of newly built homes jumped a surprising 10.5% in August from July, the government said Tuesday, though most of the increase came from the volatile apartment building sector. Housing sales and new construction have struggled in recent...
  • CODA Automotive announces pricing for electric car [Updated]

     
    CODA Automotive, a startup electric car company in Santa Monica, said Tuesday that it will start taking deposits for its four-door, five-passenger sedan this week and will begin delivering the cars in December. The automaker is pricing the car at......
  • Hollywood looks to preserve its natural back lot: California state parks

     
    Along with the sunny weather and world-class crews, California offers something else that is sought by filmmakers: an abundance of state parks with diverse landscapes, from the redwood forests in Northern California to the desert of Anza-Borrego and the...
  • Psssssst! Possible sources of another Sneed scoop revealed

     
    Sneed has learned GOP gubernatorial contender "Diamond" Bill Brady used to play poker with President Obama when Obama was a state senator....from Michael Sneed's column in today's Sun-Times Where does Sneed "learn" these tidbits? Who knows? The rest of...
  • New Scott ad: Sink taxes you around the clock

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott has a new ad out arguing Democrat Alex Sink has supported a laundry-list of new taxes over her years in public office and on advisory boards and commissions, from higher utilities taxes to...
  • Fl DOE proposes increases in school funding, but State Board balks at request

     
    Well this was interesting…. Education Commissioner Eric Smith and the Fl DOE proposed that the Florida Legislature boost funding for K-12 and state colleges by some $2 billion next budget year. The State Board of Education wanted to scale back...
  • California sees drop in home construction permits, rise in market supply in August

     
    In the latest indicator that home construction in California is suffering tough times, permits for single-family abodes in August dropped 12% from July. The 1,811 permits issued for single-family homes in the Golden State last month was a 19% drop......
  • 'Framework' for state budget is reached

     
    A spokesman for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday that state lawmakers and the governor have reached a “framework of an agreement” on solving California’s longest-ever state budget impasse. “The governor and the leaders have reached a...
  • Did Buffett just flip-flop on his recession view?

     
    In a CNBC interview broadcast Thursday, billionaire investor Warren Buffett said the economy still hasn’t emerged from recession, despite the official declaration by the National Bureau of Economic Research this week that the downturn ended in June...
  • Rubio points many, many fingers

     
    On Monday, Charlie Crist came through for his ed board interview and left many observers shaking their heads, since much of the meeting was spent with Charlie explaining his many, flips, flops and changed positions. It was a dizzying affair. Crist had...
  • What’s Rubio’s position on tax cuts?

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio told the Sentinel's editorial board Wednesday that columnist Mike Thomas got it wrong in this recent blog post when he wrote that Rubio had flip-flopped on whether tax cuts pay for themselves. Thomas wrote that Rubio,...