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  • How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

    Wood costs have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators to choose between waiting in price purgatory or moving forward and possibly overpaying.
  • Body composting a 'green' alternative to burial, cremation

    LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — In a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death.
  • Shortages of supplies and workers will delay Gulf rebuilding

    Joe Sobol, owner of Big Easy Construction in New Orleans, has bad news for homeowners who've been calling about roofs damaged by Hurricane Ida or to get an update on renovations that were scheduled before the storm ripped through the area.
  • How to chop remodeling costs when wood prices are high

    Wood costs have skyrocketed over the last year, leaving would-be home renovators to choose between waiting in price purgatory or moving forward and possibly overpaying.
  • Philly developer has big plans for Atlantic City's Showboat

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - As it turns out, the $100 million indoor water park that Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein is pursuing at a former Atlantic City casino was just the start of his efforts to bring family entertainment to the Showboat hotel.
  • Puerto Rico to reopen historic church after long restoration

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The construction worker stood on his tiptoes and tried to arrange a crown of thorns on a statue of Jesus while architect Jorge Rigau fired a flurry of directions from beneath the ladder.
  • 'A little bit of light:' Jews find creative ways to observe Hanukkah during pandemic

    From parading through the streets in menorah-adorned cars to learning to make traditional holiday treats over Zoom, Jews across Canada are finding creative ways to safely celebrate Hanukkah during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Edmunds compares the 2019 Audi Q7 and 2020 Lincoln Aviator

    Lincoln has reintroduced its Aviator SUV for 2020. This new three-row luxury SUV is spacious, comfortable, and at the forefront of the brand's efforts to introduce more attractive and desirable vehicles. To find out how far Lincoln has come, Edmunds has compared the Aviator to its top-ranked midsize three-row luxury SUV, the 2019 Audi Q7.
  • Library exhibit offers glimpse into Salinger's life and work

    NEW YORK - As he worked on early drafts of "The Catcher in the Rye," a novel which proved both scandalous and life-changing, J.D. Salinger considered adding his generation's idea of a trigger alert.
  • ASK A DESIGNER: Outdoor kitchens keep evolving

    Since the basic backyard barbecue began evolving into the outdoor kitchen, the trend has only grown. Some of today's outdoor cooking areas can seem almost like full kitchens, with more appliances and food prep space. Even walls, ceilings and TVs.

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