Daily Archive: Sunday, April 16, 2017

Kids, celebrate Earth Day with these great nature books!

Eliot Schrefer, Special for USA TODAY 8:04 a.m. ET April 16, 2017 ‘Robins! How They Grow Up’(Photo: Clarion Books) With Earth Day (April 22) soon upon us, Eliot Schrefer looks at four new children’s picture books exploring the beauty — and adventure — to be found in the natural world. Robins! How They Grow Up Written

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged policy makers to avoid adopting restrictions on international trade that would add