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Deadly NYC explosion may have been caused by illegal gas line tap


Inspectors visited a building about an hour before the explosion and determined work to upgrade gas service didn't pass inspection, locking the line to ensure it wouldn't be used.

Ferry in Sweden runs on methanol

Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry.

BNSF railroad adds new safety rules for oil trains


BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday.

Bertha's front end slowly emerges


About 2,000 tons of tunnel boring machine slowly rose from a 120-foot-deep rescue pit between Elliott Bay and the Alaskan Way Viaduct yesterday.

Sunset Electric is DJC Building of the Year


The votes are in and Sunset Electric, a 92-unit apartment building on Capitol Hill, is the 2014 DJC Building of the Year.

Old Oregon armory's new life: dance hall

The Cottage Grove City Council approved designs for renovating the building, which needs $1 million in deferred maintenance work first.

Chinese drywall hearing April 28

A lawyer says last week's $3.2 million payment for Chinese drywall damage to seven houses is a good sign for thousands of others in at least six states.

New Hampshire family uses homestead mill to cut lumber for its farm

The family mostly uses the lumber for repair and construction projects.

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The UW won three awards and WSU won one at the regional Associated Schools of Construction student competition in Nevada.

Herrera is doing research on ways to make low impact development techniques work better.

The UW won three awards and WSU won one at the regional Associated Schools of Construction student competition in Nevada.

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