Nerds Are Back Picking SEC Games

First came the odor and then the vision. Sawdust everywhere. And then the sound, saws and hammers. What now?

I had come into the office early Monday and recognized that something was going on in the Almost Perfect Predictions Department part of the building. I had seen no sign of the Nerds since they disappeared for their annual six-month vacation following bowl games. It seemed they had elected to take off a few more weeks as the Southeastern Conference football season had been delayed by the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease.

I was a little surprised to spot the Grand Geek emerging from the APP war room and crossing over into the break room. He was ordinarily dressed in jacket and bowtie, but today he was wearing carpenter’s overalls and painter’s hat.

He seemed surprised to see me, too, but took a few moments to explain that

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Home and remodeling show helps flood victims get back on their feet

GONZALES – Vic Sauniers and his wife lost their Gonzales home in the flood and are currently living in a FEMA trailer.

They say their new home will be elevated, built on top of a mound of dirt.

“We want to be prepared so when the next flood comes. We don’t want to deal with any water,” Vic said.

He decided not take any chances and is acting as his own contractor and building his own house. So he attended the Home and Remodeling Show at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. There he looked for sub-contractors to do the actual work.

“I’ve been planning for about three months and today I’m getting to put eyes on so it’s really great,” Vic said.

Every type of service homeowners need is being offered at the expo. Lumber compaines, painters, tools and kitchen cabinet companies are all featured at the event.

Cabinet makers

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5 Top Stocks From the Building Products Industry to Look Out For

Strong demand arising from the V-shared recovery in the housing market and a surge in repair and remodel (R&R) and “do-it-yourself” (DIY) activity will benefit companies under the Zacks Building Products – Miscellaneous industry. Apart from the stable end-market demand, benefits from geographic and product diversification strategies, operational excellence and accretive buyouts are expected to provide more strength.  

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS), Installed Building Products, Inc. (IBP), TopBuild Corp. (BLD), Masco Corporation (MAS) and Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (ROCK) are set to benefit from increasing demand from strong housing/R&R activities.

Industry Description

The Zacks Building Products – Miscellaneous industry primarily comprises manufacturers, designers and distributors of home improvement and building products like ceiling systems, doors and windows as well as flooring and metal products. Some of the industry players provide solutions to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, primarily pipelines in the wastewater, water, energy, mining and refining industries.

A few industry participants

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Home & Remodeling Show returns this weekend to St. Charles Convention Center | St. Charles County Suburban Journals

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The 40th anniversary Builders Home & Remodeling Show, presented by LP® Smartside® Trim & Siding, returns this weekend to the St. Charles Convention Center, according to a press release.

The show, which will take place Sept. 25-27, at the convention center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, in St. Charles, has what people need to plan and complete their home, yard and garden projects in one convenient location.

Local companies bring countless experts to this event who offer valuable home improvement knowledge and advice. It will allow area companies and consumers to connect and easily get that next project started.

For the show’s producer, the Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri, the safety of show attendees and exhibitors is top of mind.

A clean, well-thought-out environment will be a place for local companies to get back to business and for homeowners to access

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Residential Remodeling Estimating Software Market May See a Big

Residential Remodeling Estimating Software Market

Residential Remodeling Estimating Software Market report gives a thorough analysis of this dynamic focus of this market with a secondary search. The report sheds light on the Residential Remodeling Estimating Software forecast, share, demand, development patterns, and also their current industry size. The Residential Remodeling Estimating Software report forecast for the next several years and examines the historical data. The analysis assesses that the plan patterns embraced by major players that are dominant and studied by the Residential Remodeling Estimating Software industry size. The report estimates how big this market is concerning revenue for the forecast period. Loopholes are ascertained using resources, and stocks are figured, such as by the info, divides, and also checked through primary sources and secondary sources.

This Residential Remodeling Estimating Software Market Research Report includes market value was estimated thinking about the regional and application sections, market share, and size.

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DC Basement Remodeling Company Opens New Location In Washington, DC – Press Release

Monumental Contractors | Northern VA Design & Build Contractors

Monumental Contractors, a basement remodeling company, recently opened a new location in Washington, DC, where they will provide detailed workmanship to carry out their client’s vision.

Washington, DC – September 8, 2020 – Monumental Contractors, a Washington DC basement remodeling company, recently opened a new location in Washington, DC, where they will provide detailed workmanship to carry out their client’s basement remodeling vision. Basement remodeling aims to improve the functionality and aesthetic of a client’s home by transforming unfinished space.

The basement remodeling company also specializes in remodeling other living spaces in homes, such as kitchens and bathrooms. Monumental Contractor’s goal is to ease the stress of a client who might find remodeling a space to be overwhelming and completes projects both in a timely manner and within the specified budget. In addition, Monumental Contractors are skilled in restoring homes from

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Woodbury City Hall Remodeling Begins Week Of September 14

September 10, 2020

At its Sept. 9 meeting, the Woodbury City Council approved health, safety and security improvements to City Hall. Remodeling will begin the week of Sept. 14 and continue through at least November, with some improvements taking place into spring 2021.

About the project

The purpose of the project is to improve safety and security, and further protect public and staff health by allowing for appropriate physical distancing, along with improvements to maximize the efficiencies of the current building layout. The proposed new building layout will isolate customers and visitors primarily to the lobby area, similar to the configuration at the Public Works and Public Safety Buildings.

Public impact

City Hall will remain open during construction. However, the public is encouraged to continue conducting business with the city remotely as much as possible. City staff will be available via phone or email to help with service requests. Some

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School for children with disabilities back open after remodeling | Arizona News

GLENDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A local school that works with students with developmental disabilities is now back open—after facing a multitude of challenges getting there.

Safety measures like wearing a mask or social distancing are tough but particularly difficult for someone with autism.

For people with autism, routines and schedules are relied upon to make their world comforting, But that isn’t always possible during a pandemic.

“For the last five months it’s possible their structure was kind of turned upside down,” says Michelle Stroyne, with The Children’s Center, located near 51st and Glendale avenues, in Glendale.

They are at the forefront of helping children with disabilities navigate their new world. Starting with having to wear face masks.

“Any little sensory piece like having it tug on their ears for example, that could feel like one thousand pounds,” said Stroyne

Over the summer, the school prepared parents and students for

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COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market | Increasing Expenditure on Bathroom Remodeling to boost Market Growth


Goldman Sachs: These 3 Stocks Are Poised to Surge by at Least 50%

Is it time for the bears to break out the champagne glasses? Not so fast, says Goldman Sachs. Volatility has ruled the Street for the last few weeks, leading some to conclude that those with a more pessimistic outlook had been vindicated, but the firm believes stocks can still climb higher.According to Goldman Sachs’ head of U.S. equity strategy, David Kostin, the S&P 500 could still hit 3,600 by the end of the year, and 3,800 by mid-2021, on the back of vaccine-related optimism and progress with the economic reopening. This would reflect gains of 10% and 16%, respectively, should the index ultimately reach these targets.“Despite the sharp sell-off in the past week, we remain optimistic about the path of the U.S. equity market in coming months. The Superforecaster probability of a mass-distributed vaccine by Q1

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Oregon State’s Reser Stadium remodeling project now carries a $140 million price tag, down from $175 million

The cost to remodel the aging west side of Oregon State’s Reser Stadium has fallen substantially during the past year.

Oregon State athletic director Scott Barnes said earlier this week that the price tag to remodel Reser Stadium is now $140 million. That’s down 20 percent from a projected cost of $175 million at the outset of the project.

Barnes said the project cost is a moving target, and the initial cost of $175 million was conservative estimate. But in the university’s request for proposal document released Oct. 15, 2019, it states the project cost as approximately $175 million, with a direct construction budget of approximately $122 million.

What changed?

Some of it is fine-tuning the project, Barnes said. A more accurate design and better knowing the scope and scale led to a more informed number for remodeling Reser.

The pandemic, oddly, has helped too. It led to market conditions

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