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Business briefing: Fulford Homes building 150 houses in Swansea

Fulford Homes is planning to build 150 new homes in Swansea. The Shiloh-based home builder has announced construction will begin soon off Sullivan Drive. A model home has been completed and will be open for viewing during a grand opening planned for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20.

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The U.S. economy added 280,000 jobs last month, following slow employment growth earlier this year. Read more here.

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Amid the controversy surrounding FIFA President Sepp Blattner’s recent resignation, there is now speculation that FIFA may revoke planned World Cup games that had been awarded to both Russia and Qatar. Find out more here.

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A plan proposed by Norway’s Parliament calls to exclude coal companies from the country’s $900 billion oil fund because of the coal industry’s impact on climate change. Learn more here.

-Will Buss, BND business writer

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