MILAN (AP) — Italy’s furniture and design industry embraced the Milan Furniture Fair after a two-year pandemic delay with unapologetic, over-the-top statement pieces, multi-purpose furnishings adapted to small spaces, and sustainable creations by young designers pushing the industry toward a greener path.

After a surprising pandemic redecorating boom, the industry

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  • The 340 employees at a Nebraska construction firm are getting $2,000 bonuses to offset inflation.

  • Hawkins Construction CEO Chris Hawkins told Construction Dive it’s a worthwhile investment.

  • The bonuses came with a request to work smarter and “help us stay cost competitive” while


VEVAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) – A truck and a second vehicle collided Saturday at West Barnes Road in Vevay Township.

The crash occurred around 12 p.m. near an area of construction by US-127, part of bridge repair project that began Friday night. Construction lasted through Saturday afternoon.

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