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San Antonio approves $450M Alamo redevelopment project

Oct. 19, 2018 6:05 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio City Council approved a $450 million redevelopment plan for the Alamo, marking a new chapter for the nearly 300-year-old site. The council voted for the proposal on Thursday, signing off on disputed changes, including moving the 1930s Cenotaph memorial, the San Antonio...

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...