Limiting mergers abroad: Obama targets corporate tax loophole

...get to pick the tax rate you pay," Obama told a crowd of about 2,000. "Folks, if you are secretary or a construction worker you don't say, 'You know, I feel like paying a little less so let me do that.' You don't get a chance...

Unions representing government workers are gaining numbers

...worker now is more likely to be an educator, office worker or food or service industry employee rather than a construction worker, autoworker, electrician or mechanic. Far more women than men are among the union-label ranks.In a blow...

Black presence in state GOP is growing stronger

...meeting began with a tour of the newly opened facility and a personal story from the owner about her transition from construction worker to the catering and hospitality industry. According to the owner, the Republican-backed tax incentive programs...

Savannah construction worker killed

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Savannah police say a construction worker is dead and three others are injured after a road-repair crew was struck by a car in an upscale subdivision.Police spokesman...

Construction worker killed at SC Air Force Base

SUMTER, S.C. - A construction worker at an Air Force Base in South Carolina has died after he was struck by a beam. Multiple media outlets reported that 38-year-old...

'Lego Movie' built to be a better toy film

...are pacified by bland state-controlled entertainment, like the TV show Where Are My Pants?A law-abiding construction worker named Emmet (voiced by Chris Pratt) inadvertently stumbles across a rebellion against leader Lord Business...

Local and area briefs

Construction worker killed in accident A 25-year-old construction worker was crushed to death Tuesday at Fort Gordon's Gate 1 road extension when a steel girder fell on him. Lane C. Logue of Wrightsville, Ga., was working his shovel near...

Across Georgia

Construction worker pinned in pool drowns SANDY SPRINGS - A construction worker drowned Monday when he backed an earth-moving machine into a swimming pool, trapping himself underwater for close to an hour, authorities said. Officials said Forron...

Crane accident kills ironworker

An 18-year-old construction worker was killed Wednesday in an accident near the UCB Chemical Corp. on Revco Road in North Augusta. Damion Ashley Heard, an ironworker...

Man charged in church robberies

AIKEN -- A Gloverville construction worker with a cross tattooed on his shoulder has been charged in...2-year-old boy bearing his name and he occasionally was a construction worker specializing in roofing. He does not have a previous arrest...