Too-small inventory cuts sales of homes

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 2:54 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Sales of previously owned U.S. homes dipped in March as the supply remained tight. But the sales pace remained ahead of last year’s.

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Mining ebb cut first-quarter profit 45%, Cate...

A Caterpillar Inc. front-loader bulldozer moves garbage across the South East New Territories (SENT) Landfill site in the Tseung Kwan O area of Hong Kong, China, on Friday, April 12, 2013. Hong Kong will spend at least HK$31 billion ($3.9 billion) building infrastructure to handle waste through 2021, as it seeks to alleviate a space shortage at Landfills. Hong Kong's current landfill space is predicted to run out in seven years. Photographer: Lam Yik Fei/Bloomberg

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Mill scraps calico bags for color-coded

Liz Kapsner, Sales and Marketing coordinator for War Eagle Mill, shows off the new packaging concept for their products Friday afternoon at their Rogers store.  The new packaging replaces the old cloth style bags with re-sealable bags that incorporate see through windows, photos and original art work.

ROGERS — When customers visiting War Eagle Mill cross over a one-lane bridge that spans a rushing river, it’s ... Read »