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US construction spending rose 0.4 percent in May Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 10:27 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 2, 2018 12:56 PM EDT
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US construction spending rose 0.4 percent in May Posted: Monday, July 2, 2018 10:27 AM EDT Updated: Monday, July 2, 2018 12:56 PM EDT

By MATT OTTAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- Spending on U.S. construction projects edged up 0.4 percent in May, while April's figure was revised...

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Goodbye, Geoffrey: Toys R Us closing its last stores Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:13 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:14 PM EDT
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Goodbye, Geoffrey: Toys R Us closing its last stores Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 9:13 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Toys R Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of...

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BJ's Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 10:52 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:14 PM EDT
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BJ's Wholesale Club shares soar on 1st trading day Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018 10:52 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- BJ's got a warm welcome from Wall Street even as it continues to be a laggard in the highly...

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Voters in Google's hometown to decide employee 'head tax' Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:04 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:13 PM EDT
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Voters in Google's hometown to decide employee 'head tax' Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 7:04 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP)- Voters in Google's Silicon Valley hometown will decide whether the search engine leader and other tech companies should...

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US pending home sales fell 0.5 percent in May Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:15 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:26 AM EDT
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US pending home sales fell 0.5 percent in May Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:15 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:26 AM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May, as sales are being stifled by a...

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US home prices march upward as buyers fight over low supply Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:15 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:54 AM EDT
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US home prices march upward as buyers fight over low supply Posted: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:15 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 9:54 AM EDT

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. home prices rose in April from a year earlier, lifted by bidding wars in many...

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US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018 10:14 AM EDT Updated: Monday, June 25, 2018 3:25 PM EDT
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US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018 10:14 AM EDT Updated: Monday, June 25, 2018 3:25 PM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all...

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First-Time Homebuyers Setting Records Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 4:13 AM EDT
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First-Time Homebuyers Setting Records Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 4:13 AM EDT

Prospective first-time homebuyers are facing stiff challenges as they enter today's housing market including finding an affordable home. A profound...

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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 4:18 PM EDT Updated: Friday, June 15, 2018 4:38 AM EDT
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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 4:18 PM EDT Updated: Friday, June 15, 2018 4:38 AM EDT

By REGINA GARCIA CANOAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP)- Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by...

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US retail sales climb in May by the most in 6 months Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:37 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:08 AM EDT
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US retail sales climb in May by the most in 6 months Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 8:37 AM EDT Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:08 AM EDT

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABERAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. retail sales rose by the most in six months in May, as consumers spent more at home...

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Correction: New World Trade Center Tower story Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2018 10:42 AM EDT Updated: Monday, June 11, 2018 12:54 PM EDT
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Correction: New World Trade Center Tower story Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2018 10:42 AM EDT Updated: Monday, June 11, 2018 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- In a story June 10 about the opening of 3 World Trade Center, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the anchor...

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80-story 3 World Trade Center to open after years of delays Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2018 10:42 AM EDT Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2018 12:14 PM EDT
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80-story 3 World Trade Center to open after years of delays Posted: Sunday, June 10, 2018 10:42 AM EDT Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2018 12:14 PM EDT

By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP)- An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third...

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Family with Trump-like ambition runs hotel hosting summit Posted: Saturday, June 9, 2018 1:01 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, June 9, 2018 3:24 AM EDT
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Family with Trump-like ambition runs hotel hosting summit Posted: Saturday, June 9, 2018 1:01 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, June 9, 2018 3:24 AM EDT

By STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- The Singapore coastal hotel where President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plan...

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Latest: Black coffee shop owners suggest proactive approach Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:16 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:28 PM EDT
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Latest: Black coffee shop owners suggest proactive approach Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:16 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- The Latest on the Starbucks' plan to close stores Tuesday for anti-bias training. (all times local): Several black coffee shop...

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Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life Posted: Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:44 AM EDT Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:07 PM EDT
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Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life Posted: Sunday, May 27, 2018 9:44 AM EDT Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2018 1:07 PM EDT

By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press DETROIT (AP)- The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a...

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Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 4:51 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:52 PM EDT
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Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 4:51 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP)- Chipotle (che-POHT'-lay) is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California. The burrito chain announced...

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Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:03 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:32 PM EDT
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Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:03 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP)- Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of...

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US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:13 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:13 AM EDT
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US sales of new homes slipped 1.5 percent in April Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:13 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:13 AM EDT

By JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)- Sales of new U.S. homes fell 1.5 percent in April as buying plunged in the West. The Commerce...

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Wyoming makes rush for hyped new tech, results still virtual Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:03 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:03 AM EDT
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Wyoming makes rush for hyped new tech, results still virtual Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 3:03 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 7:03 AM EDT

By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP)- Block Chain Gang LLC, Crypto Cowboy, Something Something Blockchain LLC: Based on the names of...

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More Homebuyers Stretching To Buy Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:08 AM EDT
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More Homebuyers Stretching To Buy Posted: Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:08 AM EDT

It's difficult to purchase a home in a buyer's market and 2018 certainly meets that standard. Pent-up demand and an extreme shortage of homes have...

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Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:19 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:00 PM EDT
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Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:19 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 11:00 PM EDT

By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Jared Kushner's family real estate company is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...

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Nordstrom posts strong profit but its sales gains are meager Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:39 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:00 PM EDT
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Nordstrom posts strong profit but its sales gains are meager Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:39 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP)- Upscale department store chain Nordstrom Inc. on Thursday reported better-than-expected profit...

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Macy's sees robust mobile, online sales as profits soar Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:58 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:49 PM EDT
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Macy's sees robust mobile, online sales as profits soar Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:58 AM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:49 PM EDT

By MICHELLE CHAPMAN and ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP)- With shoppers in a mood to spend, particularly on clothing, Macy's...

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Builder optimisms bounces in May after 4 month slide Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:17 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:28 AM EDT
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Builder optimisms bounces in May after 4 month slide Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 10:17 AM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident about their sales prospects, reflecting strong demand for newly built...

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A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:25 PM EDT
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A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:25 PM EDT

By MATT SEDENSKYAP National Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances...

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Seniors confront an unwanted late-life pest: Bullies Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2018 3:13 PM EDT
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Seniors confront an unwanted late-life pest: Bullies Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 11:32 AM EDT Updated: Saturday, May 12, 2018 3:13 PM EDT

By MATT SEDENSKYAP National Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances...

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New York City loft-dweller fined $185K for tourist rentals Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 11:21 AM EDT Updated: Friday, May 11, 2018 1:33 PM EDT
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New York City loft-dweller fined $185K for tourist rentals Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 11:21 AM EDT Updated: Friday, May 11, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP)- A New York City artist is facing eviction and a $185,000 fine after renting out her rent-regulated loft to tourists on Airbnb. The...

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Trump to get millions from sale of New York housing complex Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:50 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 2:10 AM EDT
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Trump to get millions from sale of New York housing complex Posted: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 6:50 PM EDT Updated: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 2:10 AM EDT

By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP)- The nation's largest subsidized affordable housing complex was just sold for hundreds of...

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Groups to sue Ben Carson over delay of anti-segregation rule Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018 9:45 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 12:36 AM EDT
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Groups to sue Ben Carson over delay of anti-segregation rule Posted: Monday, May 7, 2018 9:45 PM EDT Updated: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

By JULIET LINDERMANAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)- A group of advocacy organizations plans to sue the Department of Housing and Urban Development...

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How Single People Afford Homes Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 10:04 PM EDT
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How Single People Afford Homes Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 10:04 PM EDT

Home ownership is a fulfilling but difficult goal. The challenges of being single can make it even more difficult to find an affordable home to buy...

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