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The Chattanoogan
PILOT DebaclesI am grateful there are citizens doing the heavy lifting and monitoring PILOT a
PILOT Debacles
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 hours ago
I am grateful there are citizens doing the heavy lifting and monitoring PILOT agreements. Thank you, Helen Burns Sharp, ATM Watch Group. Chattanooga Organized for Action and so many others. When citizens initially read these PILOT agreements, their... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Are Nutley transportation services up to par?A Nutley resident is frustrated about the lack of transportation services for t
Are Nutley transportation services up to par?
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
A Nutley resident is frustrated about the lack of transportation services for the disabled and elderly. On Tuesday, Sera Shuster told the Nutley Board of Commissioners that she recently missed a cardiologist's appointment. She said that the doctor's... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Public invited to apply for City of Savannah boards, commissions, authoritiesThe Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications b
Public invited to apply for City of Savannah boards, commissions, authorities
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications beginning Friday, September 23, 2016 through Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12 noon for appointment(s) and reappointment(s) to the following Boards, Commissions and... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Sounding off"We hold these candidate forums before every city election and we've never had
Sounding off
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
"We hold these candidate forums before every city election and we've never had so many questions submitted to us by the audience to ask the candidates," Channell said. "It shows how important this election is for voters in this community." The... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?Just consider the three scourges everyone agrees are destroying South Africa: p
Restoring Eskom: What’s making it ill?
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
Just consider the three scourges everyone agrees are destroying South Africa: poverty, unemployment and inequality. And, lest anyone should think that these blights are uniquely South African, it is sobering to reflect that uniqueness would rather... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bottled water companies pay next to nothing to extract from state watersThe state has a history of residents fighting to keep bottled water companies o
Bottled water companies pay next to nothing to extract from state waters
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
The state has a history of residents fighting to keep bottled water companies out of their backyards. Only now are legislators starting to consider proposals to charge these big companies more for withdrawing the state’s natural resource. A Nestlé... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Damaged signs remain a problem in the countyThe Barton County Road and Bridge Department has been busy keeping the county’s
Damaged signs remain a problem in the county
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The Barton County Road and Bridge Department has been busy keeping the county’s inventory of road signs maintained, Road and Bridge Director Dale Phillips said. Since June 1, 48 signs were damaged by either accidents or vandalism and 10 signs had... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Golden opportunity for changeAn address to the nation, by Prime Minister Dr Keith C Rowley Delivered at 7.
Golden opportunity for change
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
An address to the nation, by Prime Minister Dr Keith C Rowley Delivered at 7.30 pm September 11,2016. Fellow citizens, Good evening One year ago, when you cast your vote and placed upon the shoulders of the People’s National Movement, the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
TRUE Commission serves to evaluate city financesMonday, September 5, 10:53 AM EDT An independent advisory board to the city, t
TRUE Commission serves to evaluate city finances
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 21 days ago
Monday, September 5, 10:53 AM EDT An independent advisory board to the city, the Taxation, Revenue & Utilization of Expenditures Commission was established to improve the city�s long-range financial soundness, help plan budgeting and management and... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Return on InvestmentTo what do we owe our Austin Energy bounty? On Monday, City Council gave its f
Return on Investment
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
To what do we owe our Austin Energy bounty? On Monday, City Council gave its final approval to a settlement agreement that will result in a total of $42.5 million in rate reductions (beginning Jan. 1, 2017) to all customer classes. Most of that... Read more
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Arkansas Times
'Million-dollar Thursday'ASSEMBLY LINE JUSTICE: People wait to see Judge Milas "Butch" Hale III in Sherw
'Million-dollar Thursday'
Arkansas Times / Posted 25 days ago
ASSEMBLY LINE JUSTICE: People wait to see Judge Milas "Butch" Hale III in Sherwood in front of a portrait of former Judge Milas Hale II, the current judge's father. They started lining up for Sherwood District Court at 7 a.m. last Thursday morning,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?KALAMAZOO, MICH. - When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of the city's wealt
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 29 days ago
KALAMAZOO, MICH. - When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of the city's wealthiest patrons about helping plug a looming budget gap, he received an unusual response. "He told me we were not thinking big enough," Hopewell said of his series of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?Seeking to plug a budget gap without raising taxes, Kalamazoo secured millions
Donors promise $70M to aid Kalamazoo, but at what cost?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
Seeking to plug a budget gap without raising taxes, Kalamazoo secured millions from two donors. Experts however caution there are risks from donors' potential influence to shape public policy. KALAMAZOO — When Mayor Bobby Hopewell approached one of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good ideaThe citizens of Claremont, fed up with the private company that provides their
Claremont wants to kick its private water company out of town. Good idea
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
The citizens of Claremont, fed up with the private company that provides their water, voted overwhelmingly in 2014 to seize its water system by eminent domain and convert it to a municipal utility. A Los Angeles state judge has just wrapped up a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iraq War Surveillance Technology Being Used In Baltimore Without Public DebateSubmitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The relationship betwee
Iraq War Surveillance Technology Being Used In Baltimore Without Public Debate
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The relationship between those who are constantly watched and tracked, and those who watch and track them, is the relationship between masters and slaves. Yesterday, Bloomberg published a... Read more
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