TOKYO (AP) — Japan chose a scaled-down design Tuesday for the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, five months after scrapping the initial design and construction plan for being too costly. The new design, by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, ...Read More »
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A wily coyote made his way into Myrtle Beach International Airport but was trapped and removed before he could come into contact with passengers or employees. Airport spokesman Kirk Lovell says an Horry County animal ...Read More »
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Real estate information provider CoreLogic is buying Oxford-based FNC Inc. for $475 million. CoreLogic, based in Irvine, California, announced the purchase Thursday, saying it wants to integrate FNC’s real estate appraisal software into its products. “We expect ...
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You’d think a guy who flies into town with a pile of money and a willingness to spend it to reopen casinos and an airport shut down by years of economic decline would be welcomed with ...Read More »
BEIJING (AP) — Fourteen construction managers were sentenced Monday to prison terms of three to six years for a deadly scaffolding collapse at one of Beijing’s most prestigious schools, a court said. The accident in December last year killed 10 construction workers ...Read More »
PLEASURE ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A walk on the beach won’t be as easy this winter and spring in parts of southeast North Carolina. Crews are working to put more than a million cubic yards of sand back on the ...Read More »
NEW DELHI (AP) — A court in Bangladesh’s capital accepted murder charges Monday against 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza building that collapsed in 2013 and highlighted grim conditions in the country’s garment industry. More than 1,100 people, ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s unemployment rate remained steady at 5.7 percent in November, a figure above the national average of 5 percent. The state Commerce Department said Friday that the North Carolina rate was also higher than the 5.5 percent state rate ...Read More »
MIAMI (AP) — Two years of solid hiring and record-low interest rates are translating into a big rebound for home builders, pushing Lennar easily past profit expectations for the fourth quarter. The nation’s second-largest home builder recorded net income of ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members have started scrutinizing the state’s transportation needs and how to locate more funds over time to pay for building them. A special committee held its first meeting Tuesday. Members talked about the goals ...
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