9Wants to Know found the federal government is sending mixed messages by fining and paying the same Colorado nursing homes during the pandemic.

DENVER — More than 100 Colorado nursing homes that experienced COVID-19 outbreaks were fined for poor infection control and other pandemic-related failures   but those very same facilities also pocketed financial bonuses tied to infection rates, a 9Wants to Know investigation discovered.

The fines and bonuses all came from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 9Wants to Know found through an analysis of federal data. Facilities were paid $10.3 million more than they

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This article is part of our latest Design special report, which is about expanding the possibilities of your home.

A legacy of the pandemic — maybe a long one — is that our homes and offices are becoming the same. More than ever we look for versatility in furnishings, and design companies are stepping up with a new generation of do-it-alls. Former novelties like morphing desks and mechanical beds are entering the market with the look of serious purpose (which doesn’t erase their fun), and much customizable lighting seems to respond to the challenge, “Don’t just gleam there;

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The oldest home to land on the market this week dates to 1684, when it was a smoke-filled blacksmith’s workshop, about 10 miles outside Philadelphia.

Over three centuries later, the old stone home has been updated, and an expansion a couple of decades ago doubled its size. Nowadays, the soot is long gone, and it’s a gorgeous home for modern family living.

Other gorgeous old homes that have recently gone up for sale include a $7 million, six-bedroom home built in 1690 in the heart of downtown Nantucket, a lovely remodeled Colonial from 1730 in Connecticut, and a private 13-acre

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3D-printed construction has moved into the mainstream lately with recent projects like the luxury Texas development and affordable housing in Mexico. Another example of the efficacy of the cutting-edge building technique comes from the Netherlands with what’s hailed by its creators as the country’s first completed 3D-printed home.

The unusual dwelling fully complies with local building codes and is the first completed build in a larger development of five 3D-printed homes in Eindhoven named Project Milestone. The scheme is a collaboration between the Eindhoven University of Technology, Van Wijnen, Saint-Gobain Weber Beamix, Vesteda, the Municipality of Eindhoven, and

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Attorneys representing the family of the man shot and killed by police April 14 are trying to question the woman who called 911, her husband and the owner of the home where 29-year old Lindani Myeni died following a fight with three police offers responding to a burglary call.

Attorneys James J. Bickerton and Bridget G. Morgan-Bickerton filed the lawsuit April 22 against the three officers and the city, claiming wrongful death, negligence and assault and battery. The suit alleges that Myeni peacefully conversed with the Wangs and left the property. Police officers initiated the fight by aggressively ordering

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Home has always been “where the heart is,” but in the last year it’s been the place where everything else is, too. Your living room became a movie theater. Your kitchen became a restaurant. Your couch turned into an office, then back into a couch, and your bed became the center of your social life. (Best FaceTime lighting, of course.) Every single piece of furniture you own has had to do double (or triple) duty, every kitchen appliance has worked overtime, every slightly scratchy set of sheets or bathroom product without a good home has become ten times more aggravating.

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