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US builder outlook falls ahead of spring season

U.S. homebuilders are more pessimistic about the housing market this month, a dismal sign at the start of the spring-buying season. Full story

Ahead of the Bell: Builder sentiment

Spring is traditionally the best season to buy a home and the busiest time of year for homebuilders. But the sluggish housing market has left many builders pessimistic, and that's unlikely to have changed this month. Full story

Stinky 8-foot 'corpse flower' set to bloom in Ohio

Spring is in the air, and that means an unpleasant smell for one greenhouse at Ohio State University. Full story

Chicks, ducklings could sicken you with salmonella

Spring and the Easter holiday sometimes bring children in contact with cute chicks and ducklings. Full story

No spring fever for many real estate agents

Spring typically is the year's busiest season for residential real estate, but this year some normally upbeat sales agents are showing signs of nervousness. Full story

Wildlife festival held on Connecticut River in Vt.

Spring will literally come alive at the Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival in the southern Vermont town of Rockingham. Full story

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Spring 2011 is all about bright lids and lips, elegant pastels and bold cheeks.

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