2Energy-Efficient

Builders Fight for Value Recognition for Energy-Efficient Homes Government agencies say the benefits of energy-saving construction are recognized by private lenders, but builders say otherwise. By:Claire Easley Last summer, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu met at an energy...

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The Fox and the Hunter:

  MOSCOW (Reuters) – A wounded fox shot its would be killer in Belarus by pulling the trigger on the hunter’s gun as the pair scuffled after the man tried to finish the animal off with the butt of the rifle, media said Thursday. The unnamed hunter, who had approached the fox after wounding it from a distance, was...

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Hardwood Floors

This fall, Mirage is attracting consumers with $10 rebate per carton Oct 19, 2011 – Floor Biz SAINT-GEORGES, Qc, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – Mirage, the hardwood flooring brand renowned for quality, is proud to announce its Fall 2011 sales event. During the event, consumers can take advantage of a $10...

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The Best and Worst Run Cities in America :

Many qualities separate the best-run and worst-run cities. But perhaps the most important is access to jobs. The economies of the best-run cities fall into two categories. They either have a booming industry or are near other major urban areas that create employment opportunities. The worst-run cities simply do not have the...

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