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  • All talk and no action about Aberdeen 'transportation hub'

    "The Maryland Department of Transportation has big plans for a greener, more vibrant neighborhood around the Aberdeen train station, although, as it became clear during Thursday evening's public presentation, those plans are still a long way from becoming...
  • SteelStacks recognized as 'remarkable'

    SteelStacks recognized as 'remarkable'
    Bethlehem's SteelStacks entertainment complex has won an inaugural Willard G. "Bill" Rouse III Award for Excellence. The Urban Land Institute Philadelphia, which provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating thriving communities,...
  • Estimated cost of key bullet train segment rises $1 billion

    The estimated cost of building a key Central Valley segment of the California bullet train has increased by nearly $1 billion from the original estimate, based on figures in an environmental impact statement approved by the rail agency Wednesday. The...
  • District moves forward on construction outsourcing deal

    The Broward school district has officially hired a private company to handle its construction-related projects, eight months after laying off more than half of its own workers. School Board members contracted URS Corporation on Wednesday for $1.75...
  • Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired

    Official who raised safety concerns at Hanford nuclear site is fired
    The head of nuclear safety for the cleanup of the former nuclear weapons site at Hanford, Wash., was fired Tuesday after allegations she made over several years that the construction project was ignoring serious safety problems. Donna Busche, an...
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on. URS said that those...
  • Senators urge protection of Hanford whistleblower Tamosaitis

    Two U.S. senators angered by the firing of whistle-blower Walter Tamosaitis from the contaminated Hanford, Wash., nuclear site sharply criticized the U.S. secretary of Energy on Wednesday.  Tamosaitis, an engineer, had raised safety concerns two years...
  • Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress

    Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress
    It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough. They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens. But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
  • Balboa Island walls to be raised to hold back rising ocean

     
    To guard against rising sea levels, Newport Beach city officials are expected to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls that would be built around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete......
  • Newport council to look at seawall improvements

    In an effort to guard against rising sea levels, the Newport Beach City Council is set to award a $1.3-million contract Tuesday that would start the design of new seawalls around Balboa and Little Balboa islands. Replacing the aging concrete barriers...
  • Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek

    Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek
    HAMPTON — On paper, the Newmarket Creek Park and Trail system will wind through the city's Coliseum Central business district, offering visitors a reprieve from the area's commercial atmosphere. Bikers, walkers and kayakers could walk the estimated...
  • Harbor issues, outsourcing on Newport's agenda

    The Newport Beach City Council may have one foot out the door of its Newport Boulevard chambers as the group prepares to move to its new digs in Corona del Mar in early December, but it'll be business as usual Tuesday night at the council's regular...