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Builders boost September spending 0.6 percent

WASHINGTON — U.S. builders spent more on home construction in September, a gain that helped offset weakness in nonresidential building and government projects. Construction spending grew 0.6 percent compared to August when spending had fallen 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department ...

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Report sees jobs, revenues in offshore winds

RICHMOND, Va. — The large-scale development of wind power off the mid-Atlantic coast would create more than 70,000 jobs from New York to Virginia, an industry-sponsored study concludes. The study, released Wednesday, said those jobs would be created by a ...

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Builders boost housing spending, cut elsewhere

WASHINGTON — U.S. builders spent more to construct homes in August, further evidence of a housing rebound. Still, the increase couldn’t offset cuts in public projects and commercial real estate. Overall construction spending dipped 0.7 percent in August from July, ...

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$15M pledge for Hagerstown stadium not assured

HAGERSTOWN — A Hagerstown city councilman says a $15 million private donation toward construction of a downtown minor league baseball stadium isn’t assured. Councilman Lewis Metzner told The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown on Wednesday that the city hasn’t confirmed that the ...

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Mechanic’s fate causes things to get testy at meeting

Things got quite testy when the fate of the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre came up during the monthly meeting of the city’s Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel on Thursday. ...

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