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Business Insider
Why spies make the best entrepreneursnot. Although these schools may dominate Silicon Valley, it’s helpful to remem
Why spies make the best entrepreneurs
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
not. Although these schools may dominate Silicon Valley, it’s helpful to remember that there’s more to “tech” than the Bay Area, and as innovation infects traditional fields such as agriculture, healthcare, banking, government, transportation,... Read more
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Mississauga News
Hillary Marshall - Living The Good Lifethat is, where Hillary serves as Vice President of Stakeholder Relations and Co
Hillary Marshall - Living The Good Life
Mississauga News / Posted 14 hours ago
that is, where Hillary serves as Vice President of Stakeholder Relations and Communications for the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA). As a child growing up in Mississauga, Hillary has fond memories of visiting the airport to welcome family... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Who's watching? Privacy groups warn changes to driverless vehicle bill could ease driver-data protectionsat the former Concord Naval Weapons Station in Concord, Calif., on Wednesday, J
Who's watching? Privacy groups warn changes to driverless vehicle bill could ease driver-data protections
Silicon Valley / Posted 17 hours ago
at the former Concord Naval Weapons Station in Concord, Calif., on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group archives) AB 1592 authored by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, would allow the Contra Costa... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
West Savannah residents hunger for grocerDukes, who lives in Sustainable Fellwood’s senior housing complex, characterize
West Savannah residents hunger for grocer
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
Dukes, who lives in Sustainable Fellwood’s senior housing complex, characterized the lack of a grocery store in the area as an “injustice.” “We need a grocery store to maintain our level of independence out here,” Dukes said. The area is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Pilot program to help Dublin commuters pay for Uber, Lyft, cabsto partner with ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber, as well as taxicab compani
Pilot program to help Dublin commuters pay for Uber, Lyft, cabs
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
to partner with ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber, as well as taxicab companies, to help commuters find rides in areas of the suburbs where public transportation is sparse or nonexistent. The Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority has... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento light rail agency wants to make station ‘naming rights’ dealsnever lies? Wrong. Last year, we wrote about a woman on a farm near the Oregon
Sacramento light rail agency wants to make station ‘naming rights’ deals
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
never lies? Wrong. Last year, we wrote about a woman on a farm near the Oregon border who was deluged with notices from Bay Area bridge officials telling her she owed them hundreds of dollars in bridge crossing tolls. But she hadn’t driven her... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sales tax to fix our roads? 'Forget it!'deplorable. A And ... 2015: A large pothole in San Jose's Foxworthy Avenue, b
Sales tax to fix our roads? 'Forget it!'
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
deplorable. A And ... 2015: A large pothole in San Jose's Foxworthy Avenue, before the street was repaved. (Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group) Q Your solution to potholes, ramp improvements, etc. all involves the same fix -- increase the sales... Read more
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Philly.com
Taxi owners hang on to once-coveted medallions, hoping for a reboundof that year, sending a chill through the industry even before it arrived. Als
Taxi owners hang on to once-coveted medallions, hoping for a rebound
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
of that year, sending a chill through the industry even before it arrived. Also that year, the Philadelphia Parking Authority opened bidding on the first new medallions to be sold in 14 years. It failed in August to open bidding at $475,000... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area transit system to subsidize Uber, Lyft ridesand Lyft cars to local destinations rather than riding the bus. Passengers ord
Bay Area transit system to subsidize Uber, Lyft rides
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
and Lyft cars to local destinations rather than riding the bus. Passengers ordering Uber or Lyft car trips within two test areas of Dublin will be eligible to get door-to-destination service at a big discount under a partnership between the... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose neighborhood parking at issue in Saturday public meetingChappie Jones and state Sen. Jim Beall to discuss traffic. Panelists will incl
San Jose neighborhood parking at issue in Saturday public meeting
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
Chappie Jones and state Sen. Jim Beall to discuss traffic. Panelists will include officials from the city of San Jose transportation and planning departments, the Valley Transportation Authority, Uber, bicycling groups and me. One of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tired of waiting for the bus? AC Transit's Flex service allows customers to order rides outside regular schedules.pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, has long been a challenge. But last month,
Tired of waiting for the bus? AC Transit's Flex service allows customers to order rides outside regular schedules.
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, has long been a challenge. But last month, AC Transit became the latest in a string of Bay Area transportation agencies to experiment with a new way to serve these hard-to-reach suburbs: buses on demand. Riders... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grantby 2040, and reduce greenhouse gases by 176,000 metic tons of carbon dioxide a
Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grant
Mountain View Voice / Posted 6 days ago
by 2040, and reduce greenhouse gases by 176,000 metic tons of carbon dioxide a year. "This is a transformative moment for transportation in the Bay Area," Silicon Valley Leadership Group President and CEO Carl Guardino said in a statement. "This... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Horner, Byrd, Treadwell and Bunk bios and questionnairesincentives, access to capital, and cutting the bureaucratic red tape that handc
Horner, Byrd, Treadwell and Bunk bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
incentives, access to capital, and cutting the bureaucratic red tape that handcuffs our entrepreneurs should be applied to areas of low-income neighborhoods in order to promote job growth. 9. What can be done to increase transparency and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grantby 2040, and reduce greenhouse gases by 176,000 metic tons of carbon dioxide a
Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grant
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
by 2040, and reduce greenhouse gases by 176,000 metic tons of carbon dioxide a year. "This is a transformative moment for transportation in the Bay Area," Silicon Valley Leadership Group President and CEO Carl Guardino said in a statement. "This... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Vinik supports light rail at Hillsborough ‘State of Transit’ talks— but it didn’t go as far as trains. Topics of discussion at the first “State
Vinik supports light rail at Hillsborough ‘State of Transit’ talks
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
— but it didn’t go as far as trains. Topics of discussion at the first “State of Transit,” sponsored by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, included ferries, autonomous vehicles, and partnerships with Uber and cab companies. The... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Uber and Lyft want to replace public busesThe suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl
Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl—the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip—and anyone who can avoid the bus does. But recently the agency responsible for... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Uber and Lyft want to replace public busesThe suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl
Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses
Finance and Commerce / Posted 8 days ago
The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl — the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip — and anyone who can avoid the bus does. But recently the agency responsible... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Uber and Lyft want to replace public busesThe suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl
Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl — the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip — and anyone who can avoid the bus does. But recently the agency responsible... Read more
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Daily Press
Uber and Lyft want to replace public busesThe suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl
Uber and Lyft want to replace public buses
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl — the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip — and anyone who can avoid the bus does. But recently the agency responsible... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Collin County officials know mass transit is needed, but it won't be easymany hurdles. And one impediment looms larger than the rest. “It always comes
Collin County officials know mass transit is needed, but it won't be easy
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
many hurdles. And one impediment looms larger than the rest. “It always comes down to money, doesn’t it?” said Dallas Area Rapid Transit president and executive director Gary Thomas. “That’s the challenge.” Transit agencies largely rely on... Read more
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Newsmax
Uber, Lyft Want to Replace Public Buses in Metropolitan AreasThe suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl
Uber, Lyft Want to Replace Public Buses in Metropolitan Areas
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
The suburb of Tampa is as car-crazy as your average stretch of Floridian sprawl—the local landmarks include the Tampa Bay Automobile Museum and a drag racing strip—and anyone who can avoid the bus does. But recently the agency responsible for... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Yes, Collin County traffic is going to be rough, but getting transit there could be even more difficultmany hurdles. And one impediment looms larger than the rest. “It always comes
Yes, Collin County traffic is going to be rough, but getting transit there could be even more difficult
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
many hurdles. And one impediment looms larger than the rest. “It always comes down to money, doesn’t it?” said Dallas Area Rapid Transit president and executive director Gary Thomas. “That’s the challenge.” Transit agencies largely rely on... Read more
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The Mercury News
Solar panels built on Ohlone burial ground near Highway 87Expressway and Branham Lane should never be built on because of its history. "
Solar panels built on Ohlone burial ground near Highway 87
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Expressway and Branham Lane should never be built on because of its history. "I learned it from an archaeologist, that area is Indian burial ground," Wang said. "I told my contractors, never, never touch the land. "So I was surprised the last... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
July 3, 2011– The upcoming Independence Day holiday will impact solid waste collection serv
July 3, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
– The upcoming Independence Day holiday will impact solid waste collection services provided to the 35 Mid Michigan Waste Authority (MMWA) member communities. All services will be delayed one day from their regularly scheduled day in each... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
April 10, 2011April 13, in the council chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce St., St.
April 10, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
April 13, in the council chambers at the village office, 110 W. Spruce St., St. Charles.  CHESANING DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (DDA) will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13 in the council chambers at the village office, 1100 W. Broad St.,... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
March 27, 2011forms are now available. The pageant is open to girls ages 5 to 18 in the Mario
March 27, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
forms are now available. The pageant is open to girls ages 5 to 18 in the Marion Township Fire Department district and areas covered by the fire department. For forms or more information, contact Vicky Szappan at (989) 585-3519. CALL FOR... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | June 24, 2012Union Schools superintendent Michael Dewey was recently approved as the new CEO
News Briefs | June 24, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
Union Schools superintendent Michael Dewey was recently approved as the new CEO and executive director of the United Way of Bay County. Dewey has served as superintendent of the Bay-Arenac Intermediate School District since 2002. He has also served... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A victim of its own success, Tampa looking at free downtown shuttle on busiest weekendsof April 30 may have been downtown’s busiest ever, with an estimated 70,000 peo
A victim of its own success, Tampa looking at free downtown shuttle on busiest weekends
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
of April 30 may have been downtown’s busiest ever, with an estimated 70,000 people crowding in for Riverfest, a Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, shows at all five Straz Center theaters and a big cheerleading competition at the convention... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA bus stop improvements are arrivingOfficials from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority knew long before
MBTA bus stop improvements are arriving
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Officials from the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority knew long before the agency was cast into the spotlight in a contest for the “sorriest bus stop” in the country that some of its locations to grab a ride were subpar. But after the MBTA’s... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Housing advocates turn to the ballot boxfor Cupertino's tax revenues, Chao and others described those gains as being ou
Housing advocates turn to the ballot box
Mountain View Voice / Posted 11 days ago
for Cupertino's tax revenues, Chao and others described those gains as being outweighed by the long-term costs to the area's services, roads and quality of life. Unlike surrounding cities, Cupertino has no mass transit other than buses, so... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
A victim of its own success, Tampa looking at free downtown shuttle on busiest weekendsof April 30 may have been downtown’s busiest ever, with an estimated 70,000 peo
A victim of its own success, Tampa looking at free downtown shuttle on busiest weekends
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
of April 30 may have been downtown’s busiest ever, with an estimated 70,000 people crowding in for Riverfest, a Tampa Bay Lightning playoff game, shows at all five Straz Center theaters and a big cheerleading competition at the convention... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
New Rays Stadium: Where Hillsborough candidates standTAMPA, Florida – While select leaders - on both sides of Tampa Bay - debate the
New Rays Stadium: Where Hillsborough candidates stand
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
TAMPA, Florida – While select leaders - on both sides of Tampa Bay - debate the future of the Rays, any possible public funding for a new stadium will ultimately require the approval of either the Hillsborough or Pinellas County commissions. 10News... Read more
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The Mercury News
Warm Springs BART station opening delayed again, to NovemberFremont BART station shows important landmarks in Fremont including Lake Elizab
Warm Springs BART station opening delayed again, to November
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
Fremont BART station shows important landmarks in Fremont including Lake Elizabeth and Mission Peak, as well as other Bay Area landmarks. (Courtesy of BART) Although the new station on Warm Springs Boulevard near South Grimmer Boulevard has... Read more
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Boston Globe
City official had private real estate firm while managing neighborhood development officeStreet Partners, which has bought, developed, and sold properties near such hot
City official had private real estate firm while managing neighborhood development office
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Street Partners, which has bought, developed, and sold properties near such hot spots as Highland Park and Dudley Square — areas Hyman’s agency helped nurture. In 2000, the city agency also awarded the former city employee, architect Harold... Read more
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BC Local News
James Bay residents want more done to improve air qualityfrom cruise ships have been reduced over the past year, more still needs to be
James Bay residents want more done to improve air quality
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
from cruise ships have been reduced over the past year, more still needs to be done to improve air quality in James Bay, according to the local neighbourhood association. According to a report released by the Ministry of Environment,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Seal fun in the sun: Harbor pinnipeds take to substitute floating platform in Alamedato have done the trick. The notoriously skittish creatures seem pleased with th
Seal fun in the sun: Harbor pinnipeds take to substitute floating platform in Alameda
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
to have done the trick. The notoriously skittish creatures seem pleased with their $68,000 upgrade from the Water Emergency Transportation Authority, which manages ferry service on the bay, and the groundbreaking for the new facility is on track for... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Commissioners mull fire district, funding increaseto continue providing quality fire, rescue and emergency medical services for t
Commissioners mull fire district, funding increase
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
to continue providing quality fire, rescue and emergency medical services for the residents of the Pace community with the authority to levy assessments, fees, charges and a millage not to exceed 3.75 mills pursuant to Section 191.990, Florida... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Briefsmeets tonight ESCANABA - The Adult Diabetes Support Group will meet tonight fr
Briefs
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
meets tonight ESCANABA - The Adult Diabetes Support Group will meet tonight from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Heirman Center at Bay College. For more information, call Linda Klope at OSF St. Francis Hospital at 786-5707, ext. 5451. Friends of DATA meeting... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shoreline of Lake Michigan is 'devoured' by rising water levelssaid. Jim Combs, a general contractor, a longtime resident of the beach, has s
Shoreline of Lake Michigan is 'devoured' by rising water levels
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
said. Jim Combs, a general contractor, a longtime resident of the beach, has studied the erosion patterns. Living in the area since 1959, Combs, has filled boxes and briefcases with copies of studies, laws and documents regarding the living... Read more
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The Mercury News
Power system failures plague BART's new carspower system are photographed at a BART maintenance facility on Thursday, Aug.
Power system failures plague BART's new cars
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
power system are photographed at a BART maintenance facility on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Hayward, Calif. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) ( ARIC CRABB ) BART OK'd an initial order of 10 cars from Bombardier Inc., despite last year... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housingbelow-market-rate housing project in its hometown. Instead, it has shifted its
Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing
Mountain View Voice / Posted 18 days ago
below-market-rate housing project in its hometown. Instead, it has shifted its focus to Mountain View and Redwood City, areas Gonzalez describes as easier and, in some ways, more welcoming. Even the land-use and zoning rules in Palo Alto put up... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Clove Road exit: Speeding, accidents have residents fed uplamp pole uprooted from the concrete and the light atop the pole dangling over
Clove Road exit: Speeding, accidents have residents fed up
Staten Island Advance / Posted 19 days ago
lamp pole uprooted from the concrete and the light atop the pole dangling over the street. The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), the agency responsible for the pole, said they would repair the damage, though they did not give a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Should the DMV suspend licenses of people too poor to pay fines?stop suspending the driver licenses of people who fail to pay traffic fines or
Should the DMV suspend licenses of people too poor to pay fines?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
stop suspending the driver licenses of people who fail to pay traffic fines or appear in court. Monday’s letter from Bay Area Legal Aid, the ACLU of Northern California, Western Center on Law and Poverty and others alleges that the DMV lacks... Read more
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Boston Globe
Commissioner Evans: Uber, Lyft drivers should be fingerprinteda fee of 20 cents per ride on the companies, with the proceeds split among muni
Commissioner Evans: Uber, Lyft drivers should be fingerprinted
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
a fee of 20 cents per ride on the companies, with the proceeds split among municipalities, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and a fund to help the taxi industry adapt to changing technology. It was unclear Monday how much money the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Union Chief flags faults in MBTA’s cash handlingThis is an example of how MBTA's money room security was inadequate. (Image Cou
Union Chief flags faults in MBTA’s cash handling
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
This is an example of how MBTA's money room security was inadequate. (Image Courtesy: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority) BOSTON (STATE HOUSE) – A consultant brought in to oversee the MBTA’s cash handling operations has botched the... Read more
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NBC News
Monday's Top Stories at NBC Newscrashed in Texas, killing all 16 people on board, likely hit power lines before
Monday's Top Stories at NBC News
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
crashed in Texas, killing all 16 people on board, likely hit power lines before it plummeted to the ground, the National Transportation Board said Sunday. The crash Saturday was the deadliest hot air balloon accident in U.S. history. Read more in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
What’s next for Tampa International Airport and CEO Joe Lopano?sooner rather than later? He brushed off a question about his future with the a
What’s next for Tampa International Airport and CEO Joe Lopano?
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
sooner rather than later? He brushed off a question about his future with the airport in an interview with the Tampa Bay Times. “I didn’t come here for a paycheck. I wanted to experience positive change,” said Lopano, who noted that he’s up... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Despite questions, new transportation proposal barreling down the road in HillsboroughAfter spending a year and seven figures on a transportation plan they ultimatel
Despite questions, new transportation proposal barreling down the road in Hillsborough
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
After spending a year and seven figures on a transportation plan they ultimately scrapped, Hillsborough County commissioners are now sprinting toward a new solution that is so far sketchy on details. The alternative proposal is completely different... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsPadgett Golf Academy and as director/owner of the West Coast Junior Tour. In 2
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 25 days ago
Padgett Golf Academy and as director/owner of the West Coast Junior Tour. In 2006, Buchanan opened the 27-hole Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club as the director of golf and remained in the position at a course that played over 75,000 rounds... Read more
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The Mercury News
VTA: Test trains at Milpitas BART Station up and running in six monthsThe 10-mile Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension project i
VTA: Test trains at Milpitas BART Station up and running in six months
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
The 10-mile Bay Area Rapid Transit Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension project is on track to be completed by fall 2017. Here in town, test trains are expected to run on tracks leading into and out of the Milpitas BART Station in about six months,... Read more
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