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June 18,2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce tentatively agreed to assess tariffs of up to 35% on solar equipment, a move that could slow the rapid growth of...

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June 18,2014

The U.S. Senate reached a compromise deal combining elements of two competing Veterans Administration reform bills that would, among other...

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June 18,2014

The Pittsboro, N.C., Board of Commissioners approved the master plan for Chatham Park, a massive residential and commercial project that could...

June 11,2014

The Associated General Contractors of America is conducting a new study to make job sites safer and search for ways to lower the number of...

June 11,2014

The quality of infrastructure in the U.S. ranks just 19th in the world, trailing countries such as Oman, Portugal, and Spain, according...

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June 11,2014

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has created the first standards to compare services of the world’s cities.

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June 11,2014

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roof replacement cost less and would help commercial...

Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
June 05,2014

A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over budget, 11 years behind schedule, and may...

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June 05,2014

Farmers Insurance filed nine class action suits against nearly 200 communities in the Chicago area, saying that local governments should have...

The Big U is one of six resiliency proposals moving forward. Renderings courtesy
June 04,2014

The Obama Administration has pledged $1 billion in federal funding to protect the New York City region from flooding like the area experienced...