Popular flooring company Lumber Liquidators is under fire for selling laminate flooring containing unsafe levels of formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen, commonly used in embalming fluid and nail polish remover. A recent expose by 60 Minutes found that the manufacturers that provide the flooring to Lumber Liquidators were falsely...

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Primark Stores Ltd., the cut-priced European clothing retailer based in Dublin, Ireland, is making its first push into the U.S. market with a massive warehouse lease in Bethlehem, PA’s Lehigh Valley Industrial Park (LVIP) VII. According to a January 15 Allentown Morning Call article, Primark has leased the 700,000-square-foot warehouse at 2485 Commerce...

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After nearly 20 years, Philip Johnson/Alan Ritchie Architects are once again in Houston to design a seven-story, 34-unit midrise condominium. The Houston Chronicle reports that the New York architecture firm is working with Houston developer Riverway Properties to build a luxury condominium in Montrose, a residential neighborhood of Houston. The condominium, which...

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Industrial Air Conditioning Repair

With temperatures hovering around zero degrees Fahrenheit on thermometers across much of the country, many homeowners are looking for the fastest fix possible when their furnaces break down. Unfortunately, this is leading some homeowners into heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) scams, in which low-quality or incomplete furnace repair...

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Despite the massive breaches of security incurred by corporations such as Target, Home Depot, Sony Pictures, and JPMorgan in the past year, two recent surveys show that many companies are still unprepared or disinterested in cyber security. The Christian Science Monitor reports that Raytheon, a defense contractor, and the...

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