- Gaming Commission chair decries Brockton casino design Updated: Apr-27-16 7:30 pm
BROCKTON, Massachusetts - The chairman of the state's Gaming Commission has decried the design of a proposed casino in Brockton, calling it a "great disappointment."
- HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' is must see TV for its growing fan base Updated: Apr-25-16 6:37 pm
NEW YORK - With all the joking and hamming for the camera that Chip Gaines does on "Fixer Upper," it's hard to believe that he initially was the shy half of the husband-and-wife duo that's garnered huge fans and ratings for HGTV.
- Vermont House recognizes group that restores lost medals Updated: Apr-22-16 12:24 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has recognized an organization that's dedicated to helping reunite lost Purple Hearts and other military decorations with the servicemen and women who earned them, or their relatives or other appropriate groups.
- Oklahoma Senate sends criminal justice measures to governor Updated: Apr-20-16 6:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin's desk is the next stop for four criminal justice bills designed to slow the growth of Oklahoma's prison population.
- Amid drought, tony community threatens fines over dry lawns Updated: Apr-19-16 3:05 pm
DANVILLE, California - A homeowners association for an upscale, gated community in the San Francisco Bay Area has threatened to fine homeowners for brown lawns and landscaping despite California's continuing drought emergency.
- Italian furniture makers strengthen brands through archives Updated: Apr-19-16 9:33 am
MILAN - Big Italian furniture brands turned out collections at the 55th Milan Furniture Fair that included forgotten or neglected treasures from their archives, along with fresh innovations by the "starchitects" who have infused design with glamour.
- Chatham County couple sues TV show over home renovation Updated: Apr-18-16 3:47 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Chatham County couple is suing the producers of a popular home improvement television show, saying the contractors actually revealed more problems after they finished their work.
- Efforts begin to restore President Harding's home in Ohio Updated: Apr-18-16 12:44 pm
MARION, Ohio - Fundraising efforts have begun to restore President Warren G. Harding's home and build a 15,000-square-foot presidential center at the property by 2020.
- Wright house in Phoenix to temporarily halt public tours Updated: Apr-17-16 11:21 am
PHOENIX - A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Phoenix will close to the public starting next month.
- Frank Lloyd Wright house in Fort Wayne keeps historic title Updated: Apr-13-16 11:01 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - The owner of a Fort Wayne home designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright has lost in his attempt to have its historic designation removed.
- Cole Porter's birthplace in northern Indiana needs facelift Updated: Apr-11-16 4:15 pm
PERU, Indiana - Efforts are underway in the northern Indiana city of Peru to spruce up the two-story wooden house where composer Cole Porter was born in 1891.
- Frank Lloyd Wright home in Wichita opens for regular tours Updated: Apr-11-16 3:31 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A Wichita home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright has re-opened to the public on a regular basis nearly 100 years after being built.
- As housing market soars, poorest renters are priced out Updated: Apr-10-16 3:05 am
BREMERTON, Washington - Crystal Turner stood in the kitchen of her cramped apartment and stared at the cracks in the fake wood flooring beneath her feet.
- Couple make big changes to live in a tiny house Updated: Apr-09-16 10:43 am
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - Sometimes, less is more.
- Bob Vila sues Illinois man over false representation Updated: Apr-08-16 3:52 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - Television home renovation expert Bob Vila is suing an Illinois public relations specialist whom he claims falsely purported to represent him to sell celebrity endorsement rights to promoters of Midwest home improvement shows.
- EXCHANGE: Volunteers aid woman paralyzed in shelter collapse Updated: Apr-08-16 5:01 am
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois - Tony Barajas paused to consider why he volunteered his drywall skills to help make a house accessible for a stranger, a Lake County woman who was paralyzed when an O'Hare International Airport pedestrian shelter collapsed on her during a storm last summer.
- Exhibit features art, design creations of student veterans Updated: Apr-06-16 7:21 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A Grand Rapids exhibition is showcasing the art and design creations of students who are military veterans.
- 101-year-old park builder: hard work secret to long life Updated: Mar-31-16 8:51 pm
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Florida - Every day for the past 30 years Woody Blevins has gone about meticulously landscaping about an acre of land bordering his home, turning it into his own private park.