WASHINGTON — U.S. construction spending posted modest gains in April, driven by an uptick in home building and government construction that lifted total activity to the highest level in five years. Construction spending rose 0.2 percent in April to a ...Read More »
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BOSTON — Attorney General Martha Coakley has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency and mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for refusing to comply with a state law designed to stem the tide of foreclosures in Massachusetts. The lawsuit ...Read More »
NEW YORK — Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm: 1.Anthony Petrello, Nabors Industries, $68.2 million, up 246 percent 2.Leslie Moonves, CBS, $65.6 million, up 9 ...
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DETROIT — Removing blighted residential properties, lots and vacant commercial structures that have plagued Detroit neighborhoods for decades would cost $850 million, a task force said Tuesday. The study by the Detroit Blight Removal Task Force is part of efforts ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute over what kind of explanation local officials must provide when denying an application to build a cell phone tower. The justices agreed Monday to hear an appeal from T-Mobile South, ...Read More »
WILMINGTON — Those who attended a rally in Wilmington say that North Carolina’s film incentives are good for the economy. Hundreds of people gathered along the waterfront Sunday for the second annual North Carolina Film Rally. Speakers said the incentives are vital to keeping a vibrant ...
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