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The News & Observer
Does downtown Raleigh have a drinking problem? | News & Observer August 29, 2015 Complaints about noise, vomit, public ur
Does downtown Raleigh have a drinking problem?
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
| News & Observer August 29, 2015 Complaints about noise, vomit, public urination and trash Some say new city rules are an overreaction Raleigh police... Read more
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OregonLive.com
$350k lawsuit targets Portland mayor's ex-aide: Take 3 For PoliticsPortland Mayor Charlie Hales' former top aide is being sued by Hales' former ex
$350k lawsuit targets Portland mayor's ex-aide: Take 3 For Politics
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' former top aide is being sued by Hales' former executive assistant. City employee Cevero Gonzalez first filed a state discrimination complaint against Gail Shibley, Hales' chief of staff, in 2014, alleging that she... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Edmond Exchange for Aug. 29The house has sat vacant since it was donated to the city and moved in 2007 to
Edmond Exchange for Aug. 29
The Oklahoman / Posted 18 hours ago
The house has sat vacant since it was donated to the city and moved in 2007 to Stephenson Park, off Littler Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets. Plans are to used the house for small weddings and educational classes. The Edmond Historical... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 18 hours ago
By VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 19 hours ago
By VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 19 hours ago
By VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 19 hours ago
By VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Weirton Selects New City ManagerWeirton City Council met in special session Friday afternoon, and unanimously a
Weirton Selects New City Manager
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 19 hours ago
Weirton City Council met in special session Friday afternoon, and unanimously approved Mayor Harold Miller's recommendation of Travis Blosser to take over the city's top administrative post. Blosser, 23, currently serves as city manager in... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 19 hours ago
By VALARIE HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
A renowned Lake Placid graduate(Editor's note: This column by Howard Riley was initially run on June 21, 2008
A renowned Lake Placid graduate
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 19 hours ago
(Editor's note: This column by Howard Riley was initially run on June 21, 2008 in the Enterprise). Hey, you know what? A guy walks into an office (you all thought I was going to say a guy walks into a bar, right?) of the New York Herald Tribune in... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Key West looks to settle $274K workers' comp caseCity attorneys have crafted a $274,000 deal to settle a workers’ compensation c
Key West looks to settle $274K workers' comp case
Key West Citizen / Posted 20 hours ago
City attorneys have crafted a $274,000 deal to settle a workers’ compensation case filed by a 61-year-old former employee after injuring his lower back several times while on the job. Roy Chavez’s claim could cost the city more than double that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Commission’s market ownership deed never filedOwnership of the building is one of several questions city officials are lookin
Commission’s market ownership deed never filed
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
Ownership of the building is one of several questions city officials are looking to answer as they work on a long-term plan for the market. Earlier this week, letters were sent to vendors at the market telling them that once leases expire, rates for... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Weirton chooses new managerManaging editor WEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manage
Weirton chooses new manager
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Managing editor WEIRTON - The City of Weirton soon will have a new city manager. Travis Blosser Prior to naming a new city manager Friday, Weirton Mayor Harold Miller, left, took a moment to thank Chuck Svokas for his work as interim city manager... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Downtown Greensboro spruces up for Folk FestivalGREENSBORO, N.C. — The city of Greensboro is making beautification improvements
Downtown Greensboro spruces up for Folk Festival
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted yesterday
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The city of Greensboro is making beautification improvements in time for the National Folk Festival September 11th. Assistant City Manager David Parrish said the to-do list was already in the works but the upcoming event gave a... Read more
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WJAC 6 Johnstown
Collapsed building to be demolished, removed by cityUpdated: Friday, August 28 2015, 06:59 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac JOHNSTOWN, P
Collapsed building to be demolished, removed by city
WJAC 6 Johnstown / Posted yesterday
Updated: Friday, August 28 2015, 06:59 PM EDT By: Jackalyn Kovac JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Exactly one week ago, the roof of the Friendly Box Co. Building collapsed, cutting off travel on Railroad Street at the intersection of Adams Street in Old Conemaugh... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man suspected of 1991 murder found in AlpharettaTwenty-four years after police say a North Carolina man killed his live-in girl
Man suspected of 1991 murder found in Alpharetta
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
Twenty-four years after police say a North Carolina man killed his live-in girlfriend, U.S. Marshals and Alpharetta police have taken him into custody. Police tell Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik they captured Rodney Cooke Tuesday night at a home on Vera... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst seeks bidders for North York Corridor PlanAs it stands, a mix of residential, industrial and undeveloped properties are d
Elmhurst seeks bidders for North York Corridor Plan
My Suburban Life / Posted yesterday
As it stands, a mix of residential, industrial and undeveloped properties are dispersed throughout the existing area, which is considered the "northern gateway" to Elmhurst and its downtown, when traveling from Interstate 290, according to the city's... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
City of Lawton releases status on Animal Welfare DivisionLAWTON, Okla._The City of Lawton has put out a response to each of the five are
City of Lawton releases status on Animal Welfare Division
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
LAWTON, Okla._The City of Lawton has put out a response to each of the five areas of concern uncovered by the investigation into the Animal Welfare Division. The following is the release sent out by the City of Lawton in its entirety: On January 8,... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
In city's new wage law, a modest proposalThe regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alt
In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
Mountain View Voice / Posted yesterday
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour, topping Mountain View's current rate of... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
Maryville council receives South Main improvement study The Maryville City Council listened intently to John Chamberlain, SK Design G
Maryville council receives South Main improvement study
Nodaway News Leader / Posted yesterday
 The Maryville City Council listened intently to John Chamberlain, SK Design Group, as he reviewed his firm’s study of the South Main Street proposal at the August 24 meeting. The Overland Park, KS, civil engineers brought two thick books of their... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
In city's new wage law, a modest proposalThe regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alt
In city's new wage law, a modest proposal
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour. For the council, the decision was a political... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Catching up with BerkeleyMinimum wage to reach $15 The minimum wage for UC employees who work at least
Catching up with Berkeley
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Minimum wage to reach $15 The minimum wage for UC employees who work at least 20 hours per week will increase to $15 in 2017 after increasing to $13 by October and to $14 in 2016. The new policy, announced by UC President Janet Napolitano at a UC... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debateBy VALARIE?HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings
75th percentile: Compensation benchmark draws debate
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted yesterday
By VALARIE?HARRING As the Cape Coral City Council readies for public hearings in September on its proposed 2016 budget, the elected board continues to wrangle with a wage "benchmark" proposed by the city's administration. Saying the city needs to... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Oxnard FInances Put in Spotlight at Meetings Put on by UnionsWhile the City of Oxnard claims its running out of money. An outside consultant
Oxnard FInances Put in Spotlight at Meetings Put on by Unions
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted yesterday
While the City of Oxnard claims its running out of money. An outside consultant hired by three Oxnard unions says that is not true. This week he put on community workshops to discuss his findings with the public. The meetings didn't flat out say how... Read more
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Washington Post
Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobsIdrissa Camara, a contract security officer killed on duty Aug. 21 while guardi
Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Idrissa Camara, a contract security officer killed on duty Aug. 21 while guarding a federal facility in NYC. Photo courtesy of FJC Security Services. Serving Uncle Sam can be dangerous – even deadly. Four federal employees have died in the line of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis police ordered to preserve evidence in officer's deathA judge Thursday ordered Memphis police to preserve evidence, including any vid
Memphis police ordered to preserve evidence in officer's death
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
A judge Thursday ordered Memphis police to preserve evidence, including any video, audio and dashcam footage, in the Aug. 1 shooting death of Officer Sean Bolton, but left the issue of whether lawyers were entitled to the evidence to a later... Read more
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The Sunnyvale Sun
Sunnyvale Town Center project is finally free of lawsuits and appealsThe Sunnyvale Town Center is finally free of the lawsuits and appeals process t
Sunnyvale Town Center project is finally free of lawsuits and appeals
The Sunnyvale Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The Sunnyvale Town Center is finally free of the lawsuits and appeals process that halted much of its development over the last few years. An announcement came Aug. 12 that the California Supreme Court denied review of the third and final case... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Lead removal to close Edmond museum for several monthsWork on the city-owned building by state Department of Environmental Quality of
Lead removal to close Edmond museum for several months
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Work on the city-owned building by state Department of Environmental Quality officials will force the closure of the museum for several months. Museum staff said it also is time to renovate the rest of the 79-year-old building and get rid of water... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Sunnyvale Town Center project is finally free of lawsuits and appealsThe Sunnyvale Town Center is finally free of the lawsuits and appeals process t
Sunnyvale Town Center project is finally free of lawsuits and appeals
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
The Sunnyvale Town Center is finally free of the lawsuits and appeals process that halted much of its development over the last few years. An announcement came Aug. 12 that the California Supreme Court denied review of the third and final case... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
City looking for collaboration before OK’ing school tax votePartnership with Snowmass Village seen as prerequisite for renewal vote Aspen
City looking for collaboration before OK’ing school tax vote
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Partnership with Snowmass Village seen as prerequisite for renewal vote Aspen voters will not be deciding this November whether to renew a sales tax benefitting the Aspen School District, after city council members made it clear in one-on-one... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 2 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
City denies both variances for Aremia’s redevelopmentDOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT: The city lot to the right of the Ferris wheel in this pho
City denies both variances for Aremia’s redevelopment
Grand Blanc View / Posted 2 days ago
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT: The city lot to the right of the Ferris wheel in this photo is pending possible retail and residential combined development if plans are worked out with additional funding from the state. The light colored building in the upper... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Debate over River Trail Apartments continuesPEORIA, Ill. -- The city's plans for swapping land in the ongoing River Trail A
Debate over River Trail Apartments continues
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- The city's plans for swapping land in the ongoing River Trail Apartment project are not sitting well with some members of the opposition. Friends of Riverfront Park say the parcels of land near Spring Street that Peoria wants to buy... Read more
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Deseret News
West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government amid controversyWEST JORDAN — The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal tha
West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government amid controversy
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
WEST JORDAN — The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. "I just want to conform our municipal code with state code," said Councilman Chad Nichols, who has pushed... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Alameda letters: Thanks to all who supported library's Summer Reading ProgramThanks for support of reading program The Alameda Free Library's 2015 Summer R
Alameda letters: Thanks to all who supported library's Summer Reading Program
Oakland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Thanks for support of reading program The Alameda Free Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program was a huge success. With more than 3,300 kids, teens and adults participating in the Read to the Rhythm program, this was a very busy summer for Alameda... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit centerMountain View officials are expecting to receive formal proposals next week fro
City seeks proposals for downtown hotel, transit center
Mountain View Voice / Posted 3 days ago
Mountain View officials are expecting to receive formal proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a pair of city-owned parking lots near Hope Street into the city's first downtown hotel. In a series of votes... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Former city solicitor known for brilliance, attention to detail"The knowledge and history he had was amazing," former city mayor Allan Hancock
Former city solicitor known for brilliance, attention to detail
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
"The knowledge and history he had was amazing," former city mayor Allan Hancock said. "He was just so easy to work with." Casanave - known locally as "Jack" - died Friday of natural causes at 86 years old, according to his obituary. He was a 1946... Read more
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Key West Citizen
HARC postpones demolition at 616 Eaton St.The owners of 616 Eaton St., who plan to build an 11,465-square-foot, two-house
HARC postpones demolition at 616 Eaton St.
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
The owners of 616 Eaton St., who plan to build an 11,465-square-foot, two-house family compound, cannot move forward with any demolition due to their neighbors’ appeal of the project. On Tuesday, the Historic Architectural Review Commission agreed... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Midwest City reverses decision to close fire station“In the past two weeks, Chief Bert Norton, Assistant City Manager Tim Lyon and
Midwest City reverses decision to close fire station
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
“In the past two weeks, Chief Bert Norton, Assistant City Manager Tim Lyon and I have given much thought and consideration to the closing of Station 6 on SE 15th Street. We have concluded that it would be best, at least for the time being, to leave... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Suwanee delays action on development near Town CenterFeedback from residents has prompted Suwanee officials to set a new date for de
Suwanee delays action on development near Town Center
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 3 days ago
Feedback from residents has prompted Suwanee officials to set a new date for dealing with a proposed development adjacent to Town Center. At its August meeting Tuesday, Suwanee City Council voted to delay until Sept. 8 any possible rezoning on a... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Butz presents draft budget to council finance committee Thanks to growing sales tax revenue, a “windfall” from the city’s retirement
Butz presents draft budget to council finance committee
Rolla Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Thanks to growing sales tax revenue, a “windfall” from the city’s retirement program and the Proposition P parks sales tax passed in April, the fiscal year 2017 budget could be strong enough to... Read more
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Washington Post
Re-elected union chief vows to fight “very hostile Congress” over feds’ benefits and job securityJ. David Cox Sr. begins his second, three-year term as president of the America
Re-elected union chief vows to fight “very hostile Congress” over feds’ benefits and job security
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
J. David Cox Sr. begins his second, three-year term as president of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation’s largest federal union, with fights on his hands. There are Republican plans in Congress to hit federal employee... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Dominick Casey appointed Roseville Assistant City ManagerRoseville, CA - Acting Roseville City Manager Rob Jenson today appointed Domini
Dominick Casey appointed Roseville Assistant City Manager
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 4 days ago
Roseville, CA - Acting Roseville City Manager Rob Jenson today appointed Dominick Casey as Assistant City Manager on a permanent basis, transitioning from the "acting" capacity that he had been serving in for the past several weeks. Casey, the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Master plan for NewPark Mall area unveiledA draft of Newark's "Greater NewPark Master Plan" is now available for public r
Master plan for NewPark Mall area unveiled
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
A draft of Newark's "Greater NewPark Master Plan" is now available for public review. Newark City Council members are expected to review the document -- meant as a long-term vision for the area around the mall -- at their Sept. 10 meeting. If... Read more
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Cadillac News
CadillacNews.comOffer extended to Wexford Co. administrator candidate CADILLAC — Wexford Count
CadillacNews.com
Cadillac News / Posted 4 days ago
Offer extended to Wexford Co. administrator candidate CADILLAC — Wexford County is now in a holding pattern regarding the hiring of a new administrator. County Clerk and interim Administrator Elaine Richardson said an offer was extended to Patrick... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Concerns about Aldi being Built on West AshDecatur- The process has started to possibly build an Aldi food market on West
Concerns about Aldi being Built on West Ash
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
Decatur- The process has started to possibly build an Aldi food market on West Ash Avenue in Decatur. City officials have been contacted and a traffic survey has been conducted. The Assistant City Manager, Billy Tyus said, they had some questions... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Los Angeles city attorney says ‘tiny houses’ for homeless are illegalFile photo: Tiny houses on wheels came to San Pedro in an effort to address the
Los Angeles city attorney says ‘tiny houses’ for homeless are illegal
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
File photo: Tiny houses on wheels came to San Pedro in an effort to address the homeless population there. They were removed after couple of days, and the Los Angeles District Attorney's office told a city panel that the structures are illegal. Aug.... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Peoria officials to replace land for River Trail Apartment projectPEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria City Officials are looking to buy land in hopes of turni
Peoria officials to replace land for River Trail Apartment project
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria City Officials are looking to buy land in hopes of turning it in to a park. This comes after controversy surrounding the River Trail Apartment project. The two parcels of land are near Spring Street along Riverfront... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Master plan for NewPark Mall area unveiledA draft of Newark's "Greater NewPark Master Plan" is now available for public r
Master plan for NewPark Mall area unveiled
The Fremont Argus / Posted 5 days ago
A draft of Newark's "Greater NewPark Master Plan" is now available for public review. Newark City Council members are expected to review the document -- meant as a long-term vision for the area around the mall -- at their Sept. 10 meeting. If... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Emergency Personnel Meet to Discuss Bainbridge ExplosionNews Release: City of BainbridgeAugust 24, 2015 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Monday morn
Emergency Personnel Meet to Discuss Bainbridge Explosion
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 5 days ago
News Release: City of BainbridgeAugust 24, 2015 BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Monday morning, an “After Action Review” was held at Potter Street Community Center for emergency personnel to discuss the explosion that happened last Wednesday, August 19 at the... Read more
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