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  • THERE’S A JOB OPENING FOR EVERY UNEMPLOYED WORKER

    MarketWatch For the first time ever, there’s a job opening for every unemployed worker, MarketWatch staffer Steve Goldstein reports.  

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  • LEADING ECONOMIC INDEX UP 0.4% IN APRIL

      Suggests solid growth in the second half of 2018. The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.4% in April to 109.4 (2016 = 100), following a 0.4% increase in March, and a 0.7% increase in February.

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  • MAY 1ST MARKS THE START OF BUILDING SAFETY MONTH

    Month-long celebration highlights importance of codes for building safety. By Mary Salmonsen May 2018 marks the 38th annual Building Safety Month, an international campaign highlighting the importance of building safety, building codes, and building code officials.

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  • NEW CHEMICAL BINDING AGENT MAKES RAMMED EARTH STRUCTURES 25 TIMES STRONGER

    UBC Okanagan researchers apply new treatments to one of the world’s oldest building materials. By Mary Salmonsen

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  • Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Tata’s (2018)

    It’s that time of year again for Pinocchio’s Ninth Annual Ride for the Ta-Ta’s. The event is now a two-day event, with the Dinner on Saturday evening the 19th of May And the Ride on the morning of Sunday the 20th. We need you to reach into your pocket and contribute to this Great Charity,

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  • RESEARCHERS DEVELOP A FIRE-DETECTING WALLPAPER

    A new wallpaper may be able to detect fires, reports James Holloway for New Atlas.  

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