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July home building slips after early-summer bump

WASHINGTON — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer single-family houses in July, leaving home construction at depressed levels. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders began work on a seasonally adjusted 604,000 homes last month, a 1.5 percent decrease from ...

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Maryland launching 3-digit phone line for traffic news

Motorists in Maryland can now receive up-to-the-minute traffic information through a new phone system. Beginning Thursday, drivers can dial “511” to get the latest on traffic-related news, such as traffic jams, lane-closing roadwork and weather-related delays. Maryland State Highway Administration ...

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Rockville’s district courthouse closes due to sewage leak

Rockville’s district courthouse, which opened Monday after three years of construction at a cost of $65 million, was closed Wednesday due to seeping sewage nearby — apparently the result of the strain the new facility put on a blocked city ...

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Collapse at Arundel Mills casino construction site kills 1

HANOVER — Anne Arundel County officials say one construction worker was killed and another was injured when a 30-foot wall collapsed at the site of a casino being built at Arundel Mills Mall. Rescue workers were called to the site ...

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Week in review: 7/29/11

Federal impasse stalls BWI work A party-line stalemate in Congress over reauthorizing funding of the Federal Aviation Administration has halted $681 million worth of construction projects, including a new radar system for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Currie awaits ruling The ...

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Federal stalemate affecting construction projects at BWI

A congressional stalemate has put $681 million worth of Federal Aviation Administration construction projects on ice, including a new radar system for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The party-line impasse came Friday when the Republican-led House and Democrat-led Senate disagreed ...

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