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Los Angeles Times
Oil's latest slump takes a heavy toll on BakersfieldMost early mornings here, finding an open table at Pappy's Coffee Shop is a dic
Oil's latest slump takes a heavy toll on Bakersfield
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Most early mornings here, finding an open table at Pappy's Coffee Shop is a dicey proposition. The small diner along Rosedale Highway opens at 4:30 a.m., just in time for workers to grab a bite before heading out to the oil fields. But on a recent... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
City OKs firm to design ‘gateway park’ - The firm designing forthcoming roadway improvements on Acworth’s Lemon Street Extension will also be designing what is being called a “gateway park” that will greet those coming into downtown. The Acworth B...The firm designing forthcoming roadway improvements on Acworth’s Lemon Street E
City OKs firm to design ‘gateway park’ - The firm designing forthcoming roadway improvements on Acworth’s Lemon Street Extension will also be designing what is being called a “gateway park” that will greet those coming into downtown. The Acworth B...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
The firm designing forthcoming roadway improvements on Acworth’s Lemon Street Extension will also be designing what is being called a “gateway park” that will greet those coming into downtown. The Acworth Board of Aldermen on Thursday gave unanimous... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Reducing blight, affordable housing top Spartanburg City Council agendaOn Saturday, council members and city staff gathered for a day-long retreat to
Reducing blight, affordable housing top Spartanburg City Council agenda
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
On Saturday, council members and city staff gathered for a day-long retreat to brainstorm on projects that will move the city forward. Rochelle Williams, founder of Gather, a strategy consulting firm, helped council members identify priorities that... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Reducing blight, affordable housing top council's agendaReducing blight, increasing affordable housing and continuing downtown developm
Reducing blight, affordable housing top council's agenda
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
Reducing blight, increasing affordable housing and continuing downtown development are among the Spartanburg City Council's top priorities in the coming years. On Saturday, council members and city staff gathered for a day-long retreat to brainstorm... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Fox Theatre to host Film FestivalThe little theater will play host to the fifth-annual Watsonville Film Festival
Pajaronian Fox Theatre to host Film Festival
Register Pajaronian / Posted yesterday
The little theater will play host to the fifth-annual Watsonville Film Festival this year, director and co-founder Consuelo Alba said Friday. �This is a big change,� she said. �We definitely have a longer-term vision to have the Fox Theatre be home... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's SmokehouseLufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business.
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's Smokehouse
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business. Assistant City Manager Steve Floyd confirmed the business will move right across the street from their current location to the red building that was home to Bryan's... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's SmokehouseLufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business.
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's Smokehouse
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business. Assistant City Manager Steve Floyd confirmed the business will move right across the street from their current location to the red building that was home to Bryan's... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's SmokehouseLufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business.
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts moving to former Bryan's Smokehouse
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
Lufkin's Shipley Do-nuts will soon have a new home at a nearby vacant business. Assistant City Manager Steve Floyd confirmed the business will move right across the street from their current location to the red building that was home to Bryan's... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills Courier Letters to the Editor –There were many important points in Howard Wallack’s letter to the editor of Ja
Beverly Hills Courier Letters to the Editor –
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted yesterday
There were many important points in Howard Wallack’s letter to the editor of Jan.15 regarding Lots 12 and 13. Mr. Wallack believed that the key issue to now focus upon is remediation. We respectfully disagree In the Jan. 5 Beverly Hills City Council... Read more
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Herald-Journal.com
LP moves toward job classification and compensation changesWant to see the full newspaper including all the photos? Check out our online e
LP moves toward job classification and compensation changes
Herald-Journal.com / Posted yesterday
Want to see the full newspaper including all the photos? Check out our online edition here: Feb. 2, 2016 LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council has been working with consultants... Read more
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Orange County Register
Honk: Can I cross that solid white line from carpool lane on 55 freeway?Q.I have a complaint with the carpool lane after transitioning from the southbo
Honk: Can I cross that solid white line from carpool lane on 55 freeway?
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Q.I have a complaint with the carpool lane after transitioning from the southbound I-405 freeway to the northbound 55 freeway. When you get on the 55, you cannot legally get out of the carpool lane until you are just past Dyer Road. So if you want to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lee County administrator candidates say no thanksThe two finalists – John Konior, from Urbandale, Iowa and Megan Duffy of Savann
Lee County administrator candidates say no thanks
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
The two finalists – John Konior, from Urbandale, Iowa and Megan Duffy of Savannah, Georgia – each turned down the offer, county board Chairman Rick Ketchum said this afternoon. "We are back to square one," Ketchum said. "We don't understand what we... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Second SJC justice to retireBy Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Justice Francis Spina, who
Second SJC justice to retire
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Colin A. Young State House News Service BOSTON -- Justice Francis Spina, who has served on the Supreme Judicial Court since 1999, will retire from the state's highest court effective Aug. 12, the court announced Friday. Spina, who was appointed to... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida panther found in Okeechobee County ruled a roadkill victimEric is a senior writer and weekend editor. He joined the Naples Daily News in
Florida panther found in Okeechobee County ruled a roadkill victim
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
Eric is a senior writer and weekend editor. He joined the Naples Daily News in 1989 and has covered business, real estate and City Hall and has worked as an assistant city editor. He currently writes about environmental issues in Southwest Fl... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lear 60 jet hits, kills bald eagle on Naples Airport runwayEric is a senior writer and weekend editor. He joined the Naples Daily News in
Lear 60 jet hits, kills bald eagle on Naples Airport runway
Naples Daily News / Posted yesterday
Eric is a senior writer and weekend editor. He joined the Naples Daily News in 1989 and has covered business, real estate and City Hall and has worked as an assistant city editor. He currently writes about environmental issues in Southwest Fl... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Local march mobilizes multi-agency organizationSure, Marines are trained to defend themselves — and the United States.But when
Local march mobilizes multi-agency organization
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Sure, Marines are trained to defend themselves — and the United States.But when they gather for the 75th anniversary of the 2nd Marine Division, 11 civilian law-enforcement agencies will stand watch while thousands of service members march through... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
City may fund maintenance for affordable housing HOAs$10K per unit would come with strings The city of Aspen is contemplating injec
City may fund maintenance for affordable housing HOAs
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
$10K per unit would come with strings The city of Aspen is contemplating injecting as much as $16 million of public money into the capital reserve accounts of local affordable housing homeowner associations, hoping to reset a system that, according... Read more
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The Mercury News
Caltrain: Interim chief modernization officer namedSAN CARLOS -- Michael Burns, the former general manager of the Santa Clara Vall
Caltrain: Interim chief modernization officer named
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
SAN CARLOS -- Michael Burns, the former general manager of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, has been tapped to temporarily oversee Caltrain's $1.7 billion modernization effort. Caltrain Executive Director Jim Hartnett announced the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
City, police union open labor talksLAWTON, OK(KSWO)-Negotiations are underway between the city of Lawton and the p
City, police union open labor talks
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
LAWTON, OK(KSWO)-Negotiations are underway between the city of Lawton and the police union on a labor contract that would go into effect in July. The police union said Thursday's meeting was just the first of many. They are hoping the city will... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Costco project hits snag between city, developerThe owner of a north Redding property that has long been eyed for a new Costco
Costco project hits snag between city, developer
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
The owner of a north Redding property that has long been eyed for a new Costco is pushing a plan with the city that will assure development of the entire shopping center before his group signs a land deal with the warehouse giant. But City Manager... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport Council raises income ceiling for senior citizen property tax exemptionsLOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to raise the income ceiling for s
Lockport Council raises income ceiling for senior citizen property tax exemptions
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
LOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to raise the income ceiling for senior citizen property tax exemptions from $25,420 a year to the state maximum of $29,000 a year. Those over the age of 65 who earn less than that amount can have their... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lockport Council increases eligibility for senior tax breakLOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to raise the income ceiling for s
Lockport Council increases eligibility for senior tax break
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
LOCKPORT – The Common Council voted Wednesday to raise the income ceiling for senior-citizen property tax exemptions from $25,420 a year to the state maximum of $29,000 a year. Those over age 65 who earn less than that amount can have their property... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Redevelopment of Optimist Park land waiting for federal approvalPlans to build a road and develop land that was once used for Optimist Park in
Redevelopment of Optimist Park land waiting for federal approval
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
Plans to build a road and develop land that was once used for Optimist Park in Johnson City are on hold for now. The city is waiting for the federal government to sign off on plans to replace Optimist Park with another tract of land that will be... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Glendale Picks New Company To Manage Gila River ArenaGlendale has picked a new company to manage the city-owned Gila River Arena. O
Glendale Picks New Company To Manage Gila River Arena
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 days ago
Glendale has picked a new company to manage the city-owned Gila River Arena. Officials announced they would start working out contract details with AEG Sports, which owns the Los Angeles Kings among other entities. The deal could be finalized within... Read more
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My Suburban Life
City of Elmhurst to hold Women in Management ForumThe third annual Women in Management Forum takes place 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 a
City of Elmhurst to hold Women in Management Forum
My Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
The third annual Women in Management Forum takes place 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Wilder Mansion at 211 S. Prospect Ave. The event starts at 5 p.m. with an opportunity to network while enjoying refreshments. From 6 to 7 p.m. there will be a... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Council to reinstate ‘general discussion’ work sessionsMyrin’s suggestion to meet on the second Tuesday of month accepted Aspen City
Council to reinstate ‘general discussion’ work sessions
Aspen Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Myrin’s suggestion to meet on the second Tuesday of month accepted Aspen City Council will begin holding informal discussions covering big policy topics on the second Tuesday of each month, which were previously blocked out due to a former council... Read more
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Forest View Life
3 Berwyn businesses change hands, undergo renovationsGarv Inn, 6546 Windsor Ave., is being transformed into Laverne’s, a third bar a
3 Berwyn businesses change hands, undergo renovations
Forest View Life / Posted 3 days ago
Garv Inn, 6546 Windsor Ave., is being transformed into Laverne’s, a third bar and grill in a chain that has locations in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton. A second tavern, Cabin Fever, 3202 Grove Ave., already has reopened as The Garage Smokehouse and Bar, a... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Blaine planning commission reviews housing developmentI cover the cities of Andover, Blaine and Ramsey. I have worked at ABC Newspape
Blaine planning commission reviews housing development
ABC Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
I cover the cities of Andover, Blaine and Ramsey. I have worked at ABC Newspapers since August 2007. I cover the cities of Andover, Blaine and Ramsey. I have worked at ABC Newspapers since August 2007. The Blaine Planning Commission Jan. 12 heard a... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Wyoming council approves vehicle purchases |After an extended discussion on Jan. 12, Wyoming City Council members approved
Wyoming council approves vehicle purchases |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 3 days ago
After an extended discussion on Jan. 12, Wyoming City Council members approved the purchase of two new squad cars for the city’s police department. Based on the comparisons of leased vehicles, useful life of new vehicles under warranty, and... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Groth to lead city planningGuiding developers though the inner-workings of city rules and regulations is t
Groth to lead city planning
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 3 days ago
Guiding developers though the inner-workings of city rules and regulations is the job of Darren Groth. Groth stated working at the city on Monday as the new director of planning.He takes over for Clyde Melick, who served the city for the past nine... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont council to talk construction defects, urban renewal with state legislatorsThe Longmont City Council is set to break bread and discuss a few controversial
Longmont council to talk construction defects, urban renewal with state legislators
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
The Longmont City Council is set to break bread and discuss a few controversial issues with state elected officials Thursday evening. Colorado Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, and Sen. Matt Jones, D-Louisville, are set to attend the annual... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka City Council sees Military Relations Committee awards ceremonyScores of people watched at Tuesday evening’s Topeka City Council meeting as th
Topeka City Council sees Military Relations Committee awards ceremony
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Scores of people watched at Tuesday evening’s Topeka City Council meeting as the Topeka Military Relations Committee honored five service members as Topeka Armed Forces Personnel of the Year for 2016. Recognized were Staff Sgt. Elissa Hobbs of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
North Tonawanda mayor sets agendaNORTH TONAWANDA – In 2016, the city will focus on continuing to move forward ec
North Tonawanda mayor sets agenda
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
NORTH TONAWANDA – In 2016, the city will focus on continuing to move forward economically, culturally and financially, Mayor Arthur G. Pappas said Tuesday in his State of the City address. It was Pappas’ second year delivering the address after... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
City fills several key positionsAMARILLO, TX – The City of Amarillo is getting closer to filling vacant positio
City fills several key positions
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
AMARILLO, TX – The City of Amarillo is getting closer to filling vacant positions as well as new ones created in support of the City’s commitment to development services. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Interim City Manager Terry Childers... Read more
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Daily Press
One Newport News public housing complex fails inspection, two barely passNEWPORT NEWS — Two aging Southeast Community public housing complexes that fail
One Newport News public housing complex fails inspection, two barely pass
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
NEWPORT NEWS — Two aging Southeast Community public housing complexes that failed their 2014 inspections are now passing, but a third is now failing, the latest scores from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development show. Lassiter Courts,... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Tax talk highlights street problemsDiscussions of a proposed gas tax have highlighted what city officials consider
Tax talk highlights street problems
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
Discussions of a proposed gas tax have highlighted what city officials consider the poor condition of many city streets. According to an executive report issued to the City Council, 7.9 percent of city streets were rated “poor” as of May 2014, while... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Different economic development incentives give boost to local projects By the end of 2017, Kirksville could be the home to two new hotels for local
Different economic development incentives give boost to local projects
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
By the end of 2017, Kirksville could be the home to two new hotels for local residents and visitors to enjoy.Though the developers are pursuing similar ideas, they have taken two... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Bend hires new business advocate | News - Home The city of Bend recently hired Ben Hemson as its new busines
Bend hires new business advocate
KTVZ Bend / Posted 4 days ago
| News - Home The city of Bend recently hired Ben Hemson as its new business advocate. Hemson moved to Bend from Portland, where he worked as an advocate for gas utilities in the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Federal investigation expands into Lehigh CountyThe federal investigation into corruption in local government is spreading into
Federal investigation expands into Lehigh County
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
The federal investigation into corruption in local government is spreading into Lehigh County. The county has been served with an FBI subpoena to get its records. County Executive Thomas Muller said the subpoena "does not come as a surprise"... Read more
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Everett Herald
No timetable in Mountlake Terrace's search for new city managerPublished: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 9:41 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer
No timetable in Mountlake Terrace's search for new city manager
Everett Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 9:41 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer Mountlake Terrace officials have yet to set a timetable in the search for a new city manager. A city... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Clemson’s College Avenue closed for at least a weekCLEMSON — One of the city's major roadways is closed this week until soil under
Clemson’s College Avenue closed for at least a week
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 days ago
CLEMSON — One of the city's major roadways is closed this week until soil under the sidewalks and road can be replaced and compacted. An infrastructure project along College Avenue from Strode Circle to the Rubin Square area resulted in the roadway... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Status of Manteca’s goals meeting topicSo how well is the City of Manteca doing in working toward accomplishing goals
Status of Manteca’s goals meeting topic
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
So how well is the City of Manteca doing in working toward accomplishing goals elected leaders adopted for the current fiscal year that ends on June 30? Department heads will make progress reports to the City Council during Thursday’s 1:30 p.m.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mission Viejo awards design contract for Nadadores swim centerMISSION VIEJO – A project to renovate the home of the world-renown Mission Viej
Mission Viejo awards design contract for Nadadores swim center
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
MISSION VIEJO – A project to renovate the home of the world-renown Mission Viejo Nadadores swimming and diving club is moving forward. The City Council on Monday awarded a $598,500 contract to Aquatic Design Group to perform design and engineering... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mission Viejo plunging $7.7 million into Marguerite swim complex faceliftMISSION VIEJO – The home of the world-renowned Mission Viejo Nadadores swimming
Mission Viejo plunging $7.7 million into Marguerite swim complex facelift
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
MISSION VIEJO – The home of the world-renowned Mission Viejo Nadadores swimming and diving club will get a long-awaited facelift, including replacement of the only dive tower in Orange County. The City Council on Monday approved spending an... Read more
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Orange County Register
Mission Viejo hopes renovated aquatic center will revive Nadadores clubMISSION VIEJO – The city is on track to start a $7.8 million renovation of the
Mission Viejo hopes renovated aquatic center will revive Nadadores club
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
MISSION VIEJO – The city is on track to start a $7.8 million renovation of the Marguerite Aquatics Center after the Summer Olympics, a move that could help bring the home of the world-renown Mission Viejo Nadadores swimming and diving club back to... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver extends moratorium on oil-handling facilitiesFor the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on c
Vancouver extends moratorium on oil-handling facilities
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
For the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on crude oil-handling facilities by six months, drawing praise from citizens Monday night. “Your example has led to people throughout the region taking a closer look at the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Moody's Upgrades Glendale's Bond Rating, Challenges RemainThis Moody's chart compares Glendale's fund and cash balance percentages since
Moody's Upgrades Glendale's Bond Rating, Challenges Remain
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
This Moody's chart compares Glendale's fund and cash balance percentages since 2011. Interim Assistant City Manager Tom Duensing said the upgrade means Glendale will pay less interest when selling future bonds. Moody’s Investors Service recently... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Thousands of troops will march through Jacksonville“(We) have worked with great diligence to make this happen,” said assistant cit
Thousands of troops will march through Jacksonville
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
“(We) have worked with great diligence to make this happen,” said assistant city manager Glenn Hargett. From coordinating parking to speaking with vendors and schools, Hargett has worked with numerous organizations to make sure the march runs... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Columbus shuts down Morse Road motel Helpful Links Columbus police shuttered an extended stay hotel with a long l
Columbus shuts down Morse Road motel
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Helpful Links Columbus police shuttered an extended stay hotel with a long list of fire code violations in Northland today because the owners do not have a city license. The Extend A Suites, 887 Morse Road, is... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
APD: The Facebook Friend You Didn't Know You HadAs the Chronicle reported on Sept. 4, 2015 ("APD Tracks Social Media"), local s
APD: The Facebook Friend You Didn't Know You Had
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
As the Chronicle reported on Sept. 4, 2015 ("APD Tracks Social Media"), local social media monitoring software company Snap Trends had provided a document titled "Keywords" to the Austin Police Department. At that time, Assistant City Attorney Cary... Read more
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