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KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank | Israel removes protest shacks near embattled West Bank site

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank — Israeli forces on Thursday dismantled five corrugated metal shacks that had been set up by Palestinian activists protesting the anticipated razing of a nearby West Bank hamlet. Protest leader Abdullah Abu Rahmeh said about 200 soldiers converged on the area of the Khan al-Ahmar encampment before dawn, dismantled the shacks … Continue reading KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank | Israel removes protest shacks near embattled West Bank site

US housing starts rose a slight 0.9 percent in July

WASHINGTON/ August 16, 2018 (STL.News)— U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders. The Commerce Department said Thursday that housing starts last month rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million, not nearly enough to reverse the steep 12.9 percent … Continue reading US housing starts rose a slight 0.9 percent in July

Missouri News: City of St. Louis Issues A Record $1.14 Billion in Building Permits for Fiscal Year 2018

Value of 2018 Projects Is 86 Percent Increase Over Fiscal Year 2017 ST LOUIS, MO – The City of St. Louis issued construction permits for projects valued at $1.14 billion in the 2018 fiscal year, setting a new high and signaling an increased appetite for investment. Between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, the … Continue reading Missouri News: City of St. Louis Issues A Record $1.14 Billion in Building Permits for Fiscal Year 2018