ATLANTA (AP) — The recovery of the housing market continues to lift Home Depot, pushing sales and profits above Wall Street expectations during the second quarter. The world’s biggest home improvement retailer boosted its fiscal 2015 outlook and its stock climbed slightly ...Read More »
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren’t waiting around. Nearly one-third of the states have approved measures this year that could collectively raise billions of dollars ...
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CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Incoming freshman Gabrielle Szczerbiak isn’t getting the traditional college housing experience she expected. She will have a roommate, and there are rules — no boys in the bedrooms and a curfew. The rules aren’t being ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A roller coaster that generated screams and smiles for nearly 40 years is no more. Multiple media outlets report the wooden roller coaster Thunder Road was demolished Thursday at Carowinds amusement park near Charlotte. The demolition is part of a $50 million renovation plan for the ...Read More »
OKAWVILLE, Ill. – The top federal official for worker safety said Tuesday that an Illinois businessman’s “outrageous behavior” of bringing in Mexican workers to remove asbestos without safety gear warrants fines of nearly $1.8 million. The U.S. Department of ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans have completed moving their updated economic recruitment legislation through the chamber. The bill given final Senate approval Tuesday combines beefing up incentives disproportionately used in North Carolina’s urban centers with a redistribution of local sales ...
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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows that a deck at a beach house on the North Carolina coast failed this week because of rotten wood and because the fasteners that attached it to the house had failed. ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Proposed constitutional mandates on taxes, government spending and reserves received tentative support Tuesday from the North Carolina Senate following tense arguments over which party faces blame for fiscal irresponsibility. The chamber voted 30-15, firmly along partisan lines, ...
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