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Interior Secretary announces $3M Boston Navy yard project

Oct. 5, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced plans to redevelop the old Navy yard in Boston that's home to the USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat. Zinke and Navy Secretary Richard Spencer visited the Charlestown Navy Yard on Friday to tout the approval of $3...

Scaffolding collapse sends 2 plunging to deaths near Disney

Aug. 30, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say they don't know what caused scaffolding to collapse, sending two construction workers falling to their deaths early Wednesday as they were pouring concrete on the seventh floor of a 16-story hotel under construction near Disney World. The accident happened just outside...

Fire Dept: 2 workers die in scaffolding collapse near Disney

Aug. 29, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two construction workers fell to their deaths when scaffolding collapsed as they were pouring concrete on the seventh floor of a 16-story hotel under construction near Disney World early Wednesday, Orange County Sheriff's officials said. The accident happened just outside Disney...

Opponents of refinery near park question developer veracity

Aug. 22, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Opponents of an oil refinery planned near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota are imploring state regulators to give them a chance to explore whether the developer is being truthful about the project's size. The Environmental Law and Policy Center and Dakota Resource...