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Watch Construction Crew Surprises Outgoing Neighbor With Dream Tickets

Richard Nowakowski is the kindest person this construction crew has ever met – so they decided to surprise him with tickets to his dream team's game.

Cat Trapped Inside Pillar For 2 Weeks Rescued by Construction Workers

This lucky feline was rescued after being trapped for 2 weeks by a construction crew after it was heard meowing from inside of a pillar.

Solar Panel Construction Expands at ‘Eye-Popping’ Pace

The fight against climate change is seeing a favorable turn thanks to a new report on the unbelievably fast-growing rate of the solar industry.

Flat Tires From Brazil’s Rough Roads Recycled For Home Construction

The poor quality of Brazilian roads results in a lot of blown-out tires. Fortunately, one entrepreneurial tire-repairman took his profession to the next level...

Construction Worker Hides Where’s Waldo on Job Site for Kids in Hospital Windows

This construction worker has turned a hospital expansion project into a larger than life game of “Where’s Waldo” to entertain patients at a children’s...

Cab Ride Nets $200,000 for Construction Worker and His Friends (WATCH)

Jose Lopez had no idea he had been cheated out of wages ten years ago when he worked for a contractor that was building...

Construction Workers Left a Message in The Sky For Little Girl in Hospital

Every day, a two-year-old and her mother look out of the hospital room window to catch a glimpse of the creation scene across the...

Once Homeless She’s Now the Boss of Her Own Construction Business

April Malloy first turned to construction when she became homeless and responsible for caring for her infant son. Now, she owns her own contracting company, Construction...

Elephant Stuck in Mud Gets Help From Construction Company (WATCH)

  An elephant stuck in a mud pit for 12 hours in Kenya was saved by a construction company that came to the rescue,...

Construction Workers Save Ducklings from Storm Drain

A group of baby ducks outside a Red Cross headquarters couldn't have picked a better location to get stuck in a storm drain. The ducklings...

Hate Crime Victim Gets Free Dental Reconstruction

A victim of a hate crime who got nine of his teeth knocked out is receiving thousands of dollars in free dental work, along...
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US Manufacturing Expands on Strong Auto Sales and Home Construction

Manufacturing unexpectedly expanded in September, exceeding even the most optimistic forecasts in a Bloomberg survey. Sustained strength in motor vehicle sales and a rebound in...
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National Archives Unveils Civil War and Reconstruction Records Online

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the National Archives and Ancestry.com have published millions of online Civil War records once...
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Contaminated Sediments Turned Into Safe Construction Materials

What if all the contaminated sediment lingering in bodies of water, like the Mississippi River, could be used for good? Researchers for a Scandinavian...
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7 Construction Workers Win Millions 7 Years After Playing Lotto Super 7 and Being Defrauded

After 7 years, Canadian lottery officials say they’ve finally awarded to the correct people a multimillion-dollar jackpot that authorities say was fraudulently claimed by...
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7 Construction Workers Win Millions 7 Years After Playing Lotto Super 7 and Being Defrauded

After 7 years, Canadian lottery officials say they’ve finally awarded to the correct people a multimillion-dollar jackpot that authorities say was fraudulently claimed by...
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Dramatic River Rescue: Iowa Construction Workers Use Crane to Reach Stranded Woman

A construction crew plucked a woman from an Iowa river using a giant crane to reach the woman in surging waters, after her boat...
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Construction Posts Biggest Monthly Gain Since 2000

Construction activity in the U.S. surged in April by the largest amount in nearly a decade. The unexpected gains could mean the hardest-hit sector...
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Stimulus Package Added Thousands of Teaching, Construction Jobs Says New Data

Teachers, construction workers and public safety officials appear to be the initial winners from the states' share of the $787 billion federal economic stimulus...
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World’s Most Energy Efficient Skyscraper Under Construction

One of the world's tallest buildings under construction in China -- the Pearl River Tower -- is being billed as the most energy...