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The real estate bust idled hundreds of thousands of construction workers. Now, with housing on the mend, builders are hiring again. Trouble is, many workers aren't coming back. Years of sporadic employment drove many from the industry. Incomes aren'...
The Charlotte ObserverCONCORD, N.C. An overhead camera cable that snapped during the Coca-Cola 600 had been in use less than a year and had been inspected by the contractor operating the TV rig when it was delivered in June 2012, Fox Sports said Monday as an investigation...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Terry Phelps pleaded guilty in multiple counties to charges of financial exploitation of the elderly, stealing by deceit, and unlawful merchandising practices for his role in asphalt-paving scams. Boone County Prosecuting Attorney...
Tags: Marketing, Justice System, Theft, Consumers, Punishment
Watchdog with Paul MuschickWhen hiring a home improvement contractor, choose carefully. There are many good ones out there, but others will give you trouble, as I noted in today's Watchdog column about contractor Kevin Drake. Here's how you can try to protect yourself.......
The Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center is building a 2,700-square nuclear medicine addition that will allow patients to receive more diagnostic tests and provide a facility for possible radio- pharmaceutical therapy in the future. The foundation for the...
A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
SOUTH BEND – Lots of people are concerned about Zuul the cat. A demolition contractor found Zuul on Saturday at the Iowa Street South Bend home smashed by a small private jet that crashed six days earlier on March 17. Zuul was seen in the...
Tags: Services and Shopping
The plastic "belly pan" under the front end of the seven-year-old Infinity coupe cleared the pavement despite the dip at the end of Ken Horodenski's driveway. It missed it by only an inch, however. (I know because I stopped with the front wheels in...
Watchdog with Paul MuschickThere's a hint of spring in the air, and when the weather turns nice, flowers aren't the only things that bloom. Many scammers pop up in the spring, taking advantage of your desire to spruce up your property. Don't let......
L.A. NOWThe head of a company that has managed apartments for thousands of Los Angeles' neediest residents has agreed to pay a $170,000 fine stemming from allegations that he engaged in a decade-long scheme of laundering campaign contributions, according to...
The Hartford CourantLook what The Bottom Line just uncovered beneath several feet of drifting snow: Gas furnaces, carbon monoxide and rotten eggs: Homes heated by natural gas vent a byproduct, carbon monoxide, to the outside of the house. A side-wall vent blocked by...
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