RALEIGH – The road construction proposal offered by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is based on the gasoline tax falling by an amount less than projected using the current formula. McCrory unveiled in his state budget Thursday how he’d spend money ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Prosecutors say a North Carolina man who ran a payroll services company has pleaded guilty to laundering money in a $15 million scheme and used the cash to pay for strippers, jewelry, a Mercedes-Benz and a lavish home. James ...Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins announced a proposal Wednesday to expand affordable housing in California by charging a $75 fee to record real estate documents. The San Diego Democrat’s plan would send cities hundreds of millions of dollars ...
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MCCLELLANVILLE, S.C. – A weeklong volunteer archaeological dig is underway at the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site on the Santee River between Charleston and Georgetown. The excavation, which begins Monday, focuses on uncovering what is thought to be the brick ...Read More »
ROME, Maine – The former Maine summer home of beauty magnate Elizabeth Arden has been purchased by a nonprofit dedicated to disabled veterans. The Travis Mills Foundation announced the purchase Tuesday. The foundation says it intends to make extensive renovations ...Read More »
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The federal government Wednesday awarded a $134.5 million contract to begin deepening the river channel ships use to reach the busy Port of Savannah, meaning the long-sought harbor expansion can begin as soon as the contractor gets ...
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DETROIT — Plans call for constructing a uniquely designed building in downtown Detroit that will attract worldwide attention on the site where the flagship J.L. Hudson Co. department store once stood. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/18lgvhT ) the general ...
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WASHINGTON — Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the national average for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell ...Read More »