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Signs point up for small manufacturers, home remodelers

Jan. 20, 2020 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent economic indicators point to an easier time ahead for small manufacturers and companies in the home remodeling industry. A decline in the home repair and remodeling market that began in the first quarter of 2019 is projected to end with the third quarter of this year, according to...

State plans renovation of Susan B. Anthony's childhood home

Jan. 20, 2020 9:19 AM EST

BATTENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is planning to do restoration work on the early childhood home of Susan B. Anthony. The house that Anthony's father built in 1833 in the Washington County hamlet of Battenville is water-damaged and in rough shape. The state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic...

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 10, 2018 file photo Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, and Meghan the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry watch a flypast of Royal Air Force aircraft pass over Buckingham Palace in London. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday, Jan. 18. 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titles

Jan. 18, 2020 6:04 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians. Prince Harry and wife Meghan will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds for their work under a deal that lets the couple step aside as working royals, Buckingham Palace...

Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and Meghan will give up "royal highness" titles and repay home renovation money.

Jan. 18, 2020 1:37 PM EST
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and Meghan will give up "royal highness" titles and repay home renovation money.
Tania Grgurich, clinical associate professor of diagnostic imaging at Quinnipiac University, puts the skull of the skeletal remains under CT scan machine at the university's Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in North Haven, Conn. The skeletal remains were found underneath a 18th century home while the owners were renovating the basement in December. (AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann)

Tests begin on bones that may be Revolutionary War soldiers

Jan. 3, 2020 3:39 PM EST

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A university laboratory began tests Friday on skeletal remains found beneath an 18th century home in the hopes of identifying the three people believed to be soldiers killed during the Revolutionary War. In December, while homeowners were renovating their house in Ridgefield, the...