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  • 2009 Hurricane Season Fizzles Out

  • DOGPound

    When Hale County was threatened with a lawsuit for not meeting a state requirement that each Alabama county have an animal shelter, in stepped Rural Studio.

  • Alabama and Texas Grapple with Coastal Insurance

  • Blown Away

    Because of the hurricane risk, many coastal states already have tough wind-resistant construction standards, and the rest are moving in that direction. But can structures built to withstand hurricanes offer any protection from tornadoes? The answer, reports contributing editor Ted Cushman, is yes …...

  • Notebook

    Whirlpool bacteria controversy, critical habitat under review, European lumber imports, Business Tune-Up, more

  • Trade Talk: When a Flue Is Too Big

    When is a flue too big to vent an appliance safely?

  • Letters

    Foam insulation pitfalls, sticking deadbolts

  • Letters

    Liquidated damages clarified, hardboard defended

  • On Site With PrimeTrim

    This composite trim material is free of defects, and its preprimed surface holds paint longer than solid wood. But to ensure good performance, you must install it correctly.

  • Eight-Penny News

    Latex paint lasts longer than oil, feds add fiberglass to list of suspected carcinogens, how wall framing reduces R-value