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Texas roofing company installs free roof for Army veteran


  • Killeen Daily Herald (Texas)

A roofing company in Austin, Texas, has installed a new roof free for Edward Saxton, an Army veteran. Lon Smith Roofing installed the roof under its "No Roof Left Behind" program after Saxton received… Read More

Prices of concrete, other materials surge amid building boom in Iowa city


  • Iowa City Press-Citizen (tiered subscription model)

There are three multimillion-dollar projects slated for completion in Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016, and finishing those projects will require approximately over 230,000 concrete blocks, roughly 100,000 cu… Read More