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US construction spending up a strong 1.4 percent in October

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In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, photo, a worker continues construction on an apartment and retail complex in Nashville, Tenn. On Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, the government reports how much U.S. construction spending changed in October. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending surged 1.4 percent in October, the best gain in five months, with all major categories of building posting gains.