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  1. Past Year Saw 1 in 10 Full-time Workers with Substance Use DisorderRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... During the same period, the past year substance use disorders dropped from 17.3 percent to 14.3 percent among construction industry workers. "Substance use issues pose an enormous risk to the health, safety and productivity of American workers," ...


  2. Wichita, Sedgwick County disagree over providing financial aid to help FlightSafety rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    After a plane crash that killed four people and devastated FlightSafety International's building at the Wichita airport, the city government appears poised to help the company rebuild, while Sedgwick County is saying no to assistance. The conservative majority on the County Commission, Richard Ranzau, Karl Peterjohn and Jim Howell, have blocked a request to match the city in providing financial aid to help the stricken company rebuild and expand in Wichita, according to interviews with officials at both the county and city.


  3. Larbert haulier invests in new vehiclesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Falkirk Herald

    ... "Transporting bricks and timber has always been a challenge and with the recent upturn in the building and construction industry, we knew we needed to invest in vehicles we could truly rely on. "We've been working with MAN for four years now and ...


  4. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX): ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

    Headquartered in San Francisco, Partner Fund Management was established in 2004 by Christopher Medlock James . Based on its latest 13F filing, the fund revealed 86 long positions, mainly from healthcare and technology sectors, which accounted for 52% and 21% of the total value respectively.


  5. Tehama County jobless rate dips for second straight monthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    RED BLUFF >> The unemployment rate in Tehama County dropped for the second straight month in March, falling to 8.5 percent, according to the state Employment Development Department. Data released Friday by the state agency show that while there was a slight dip in overall employment in March compared to February - 22,890 to 22,850 - fewer people were unemployed.


  6. Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Westfield expected to be a lifeline for working familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A crowd of about 50 volunteers, public officials and community members gathered to celebrate the opening of the Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity's ReStore charity shop with a ribbon cutting Friday afternoon. The store is stocked entirely with donated home improvement goods, said Restore Chair Jason Tsitso, and will aid the charity in fulfilling its mission -- serving as many families in need as possible.


  7. Harkins hooks a new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ... - which describes itself as "a joint enterprise of employer associations and unions in the building and construction industry". The unionist had twice lined up for tilts at federal politics for the ALP - he pulled out of the race in 2007 and failed ...


  8. Lee Ann Wilkinson group earns Berkshire Hathaway awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    At the national convention in Las Vegas, The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group of BHHS Gallo Realty in Lewes was announced as eighth in sales out of more than 35,000 agents nationwide for both units sold and total gross commission income for 2014. Shown are Chris Holt, chief operating officer of The Lee Ann Wilkinson Group; Lee Ann Wilkinson; Gino Blefari, chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Affiliates, and Stephen Phillips, chief operating officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Affiliates.


  9. The award winners with college principal Dr Alison Birkinshaw at York CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | York Press

    ... with Joseph Livsey picking up the Worshipful Company of Masons' Prize. Kevin Clancy, head of division for construction at York College, said: "On behalf of the whole college I congratulate the very talented award winners who are all future ...


  10. New study finds growing Keystone support among liberals living near projectRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... also point to multiple econometric studies that project the creation of thousands of jobs, mostly in the construction industry as the pipeline is built. President Obama has delayed approving construction of the northern half of the project for six ...


  11. Aspen Planers buys Savona plantRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily News

    ... the Savona mill, which makes concrete forming panels for the institutional and commercial North American construction market, in the early 1980s from Evans Forest Products. Both the Lillooet and Savona mills are now under control of Aspen Planers, ...


  12. Pfizer, Home Depot and Caterpillar hand out the pink slipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2009 |

    ... In response to deteriorating business conditions, Caterpillar Inc., the world's largest maker of mining and construction equipment, disclosed nearly 20,000 job cuts, most of which already have been made. They include 5,000 new layoffs of white ...


  13. 'Economic Pearl Harbor' warns Warren BuffettRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2009 |

    Here' the latest warning on the economy from the Oracle of Omaha himself. It has gotten so bad according to Buffett that he has associated it with Pearl Harbor.


  14. What an Obama stimulus package means for infrastructure stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2009 |

    ... like Shaw Group Inc. (SGR: NYSE). Along with its Westinghouse partnership, the Louisiana-based engineering and construction company is a major player in the nuclear power industry both here and abroad. In fact, in a business venture with Shaw Group, ...


  15. Warren Buffet takes a bathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2009 |

    When it comes to the Warren Buffett story , there's really not much that I don't love about it . After all, how could you not like a guy whose favorite meal is a big cheeseburger and a Cherry Coke? On top of that, he still lives in the house that he bought in 1958 for $31,500---long before he ever became one of the richest guys in the whole world.


  16. Construction Pro Manager Offers Extended Trial for Customers Who Want ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LivePressWorld

    1888PressRelease - To assist contractors and construction project managers in getting through the spring rush, is now offering an extended trial period of up to 30 days so that potential users can see how well this software functions in moving projects forward. Helping contractors and construction project managers increase their efficiency on a daily basis is the mission of Construction Pro Manager .


  17. Runner wants to make Boston Marathon his 1,000th finish lineRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A worn, tattered spiral-bound notebook journals the results of every race in Roy Pirrung's 34-year running career - and this month, the log will receive its 1,000th entry. Pirrung, who runs an average of 30 to 35 races a year, including six to eight marathons, will cross his 1,000th finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday.


  18. Jobless rate drops to 3.8 percent in Idaho - Sat, 18 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    The construction industry added 1,000 new jobs and the financial industry hired 200 people, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. Overall, 5,400 Idaho workers found jobs last month, continuing an expansion in the labor market that has pushed state unemployment rates to seven-year lows.


  19. Warren Buffett on track to lose more than $1 billion on his Dow stocks in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Warren Buffett says he doesn't care about the daily gyrations in the stock market, but it still has to hurt to see the Dow Jones Industrial Average down so much Friday , with all 30 components losing ground, because it's costing him over $1 billion. Based on the latest regulatory filing of shares held through Dec. 31, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. held investments in 10 Dow components.


  20. Owens-Narveson to wed May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sentinel

    Rosanne graduated from Granada-Huntley-East Chain High School in 2007, and the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She works as an Edward Jones financial adviser at her office in Jackson.