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Flood-prone town seeks higher ground

Roger Alford AP Writer Martin, KY (AP) — The trucks have come again to haul away soaked sofas and waterlogged mattresses. Cars that weren’t moved soon enough have been towed away, their engines and interiors fouled. The 600 people who ...

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Construction numbers trending upward

Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington (AP) — Construction of new homes jumped in May by the largest amount in three months, an encouraging sign that the nation’s deep housing recession is beginning to bottom out. The Commerce Department said ...

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