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Contractor: Golden Gate Bridge suicide net will cost $400M

Nov. 30, 2022 15:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suicide prevention net on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge that is already years behind schedule will cost about $400 million, more than double its original price, because of problems sparked by the government agency that manages the span, the lead contractors allege. ...

Former tribal official sentenced to prison for bribery

Nov. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former Three Affiliated Tribes official was sentenced Monday to six years and three months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a scheme that involved soliciting and accepting bribes and kickbacks from a contractor providing construction services on the Fort Berthold...

Solar farms in 3 states cited for environmental violations

Nov. 14, 2022 18:49 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Four companies that developed solar energy facilities in Alabama, Idaho and Illinois have agreed to pay a total of $1.3 million for violating construction permits and rules for handling groundwater, authorities said Monday. A statement by the Justice...

Ex-commissioner in suburban Atlanta convicted of extortion

Nov. 03, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A jury has convicted a former county commissioner in suburban Atlanta of extorting contractors seeking county work. Federal jurors convicted Sharon Barnes Sutton of two counts of extortion on Wednesday after a day of deliberations and a one-week trial. ...