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Construction spending continues upward trend

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — Builders began work on more homes and the government boosted its investment in federal construction projects in November, marking a third straight monthly increase in construction activity after a dismal summer. Construction ...

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Construction spending ekes out slight gain in September

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer Washington — A mixed picture of the economy emerged one day before key midterm elections that have focused on the nation’s financial health. Spending by Americans slowed in September and their incomes fell for ...

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Economist predicts rough ride for construction industry

By Tony Anderson Special to The Daily Reporter An industry group is forecasting at least one more year of decreased construction spending in a market already battered by a weak economy. An American Institute of Architects economic forecast is predicting ...

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