US builders boost September spending 0.6 percent - Article Photos 1/1

In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. photo, a house is under construction in San Antonio, Texas. U.S. builders spent more on home construction in September, a gain that helped offset weakness in nonresidential building and government projects. Construction spending grew 0.6 percent compared to August when spending had fallen 0.1 percent, the Commerce Department said Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)