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With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

...broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force layoffs of construction workers, and delay needed repairs and improvements.Anthony Foxx kicked off an eight-state bus trip in Ohio to whip up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how
Constructions workers in Rio defy order to end strike

RIO DE JANEIRO - Striking construction workers stayed off the job at the Olympic Park on Thursday ? the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics ? defying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-10/constructions-worker
Vogtle expansion could signal future of nuclear industry

...Miller, the executive vice president of nuclear development for Atlanta-based Georgia Power.More than 3,000 construction workers are building the nuclear islands and cooling towers for Vogtle Units 3 and 4. Around the world, 70 nuclear reactors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/vogtle-expansion-could-signal
Overtime

...6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (5) by 64th-ranked Andrey Golubev. SoccerOlympic Park work is slowedMore than 2,000 construction workers were off the job Friday in the second day of a strike that has slowed work at the Olympic Park, the main cluster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-04-04/overtime
Savannah River Site influence on women focus of Tuesday lecture

When about 45,000 construction workers mowved to South Carolina to build what would become Savannah River Site, they weren't men alone.A lesser-known history of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-24/savannah-river-site-influence
UGA: Augusta should add 3,200 jobs this year

...previous year, which always skews the Augusta numbers upward, mostly because of the large number of contract and construction workers in the area that are credited to another community until the revision."Augusta is always one of the hardest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-27/uga-augusta-should-add-320
Calif. couple finds $10 million in rare gold coins

...discovery in U.S. history. One of the largest previous finds of gold coins was $1 million worth uncovered by construction workers in Jackson, Tenn., in 1985. More than 400,000 silver dollars were found in the home of a Reno, Nev., man...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-26/calif-couple-finds-10-millio
'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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-10/lego-movie-built-be-b
A Potemkin Olympic Village

...isn't drinkable. One German photographer told the AP over the weekend that his hotel still had stray dogs and construction workers wandering in and out of rooms."One journalist is seen in a photo with one end of his room's curtain rod stretching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-07/potemkin-olympic-vill
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...act on my own to slash bureaucracy and streamline the permitting process for key projects, so we can get more construction workers on the job as fast as possible.We also have the chance, right now, to beat other countries in the race for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam