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Active fault found at LA development (access required)

LOS ANGELES – A new state earthquake map recently identified an active fault running through the proposed site of the largest planned development in Hollywood history, potentially complicating efforts to build the project called Millennium Hollywood. The Hollywood fault is ...

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NC House making chamber upgrades (access required)

RALEIGH – The North Carolina House chamber is getting a face lift that will cover some signature elements found in the 50-year-old Legislative Building in favor of something more conventional. The estimated $125,000 project began in earnest this week as workers nailed drywall ...

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Caveat emptor, anyone? (access required)

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A man who bought a house at auction in Florida got a big surprise when he went to survey his newly acquired property. An unidentified mummified corpse lay on the floor of the Cape Coral ranch’s ...

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Christmas tree up at Biltmore (access required)

ASHEVILLE – The Christmas tree is up in the banquet hall at the Biltmore House in Asheville. The 35-foot Fraser fir was pulled into position in the hall last week. The tree holds more than 500 ornaments. More than 2,000 ...

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Making a capital case of it (access required)

Lawyers have the annoying habit of capitalizing every word of a sentence. They also are known, from time to time, for being pedantic down to the tiniest little thing. Put those two unfortunate tendencies together and you end up with, ...

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Retirement village pioneer dies (access required)

Harold Gary Morse, who transformed his father’s cluster of a few hundred mobile homes in central Florida into the gigantic retirement utopia The Villages and made it a must-stop on campaign trails with his funding of Republican politics, has died. ...

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Keeping his commas to a minimum (access required)

Phil Payne of Ginkgo Properties distinguished himself from other panelists speaking at a breakfast forum Tuesday at the Westin Hotel. The forum, sponsored by Bisnow, focused on the multifamily market, including trends, forecasts, and the effects of future zoning changes. ...

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