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Facing critics, Total to minimize oil work in Uganda park

KAMPALA, Uganda — The French oil company Total says it will limit its work to extract oil from a Ugandan national park to less...

Indiana city’s ornate ex-library to become luxury apartments

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — A northern Indiana city's ornate former library building will be transformed into luxury apartments under plans drafted by a developer...

Builders grapple with land shortage, soaring lumber costs

LOS ANGELES — U.S. homebuilders are poised to benefit this spring homebuying season amid strong demand, low mortgage rates and an all-time low inventory...

Residents gather in South Dakota to lament loss of pipeline

PHILIP, S.D. — Residents and business owners upset by the loss of the Keystone XL pipeline gathered in southwestern South Dakota on Monday and...

Arson hits historic southwestern Indiana covered bridge

BLOOMFIELD, Ind. — Indiana State Police and state fire marshals are investigating an arson at a historic covered bridge in southwestern Indiana. ...

Ban on local housing rules pushed by Indiana homebuilder

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposed ban on Indiana cities and counties adopting local housing design standards is being pushed by a state lawmaker who owns...