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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 2 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 2 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 4 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 4 days 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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Northwest Florida Daily News
A look at Okaloosa County candidatesCandidates for public office in Okaloosa County were asked to provide informati
A look at Okaloosa County candidates
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Candidates for public office in Okaloosa County were asked to provide information concerning their candidacy. The following individuals responded to the Daily News request. PROPERTY APPRAISER Name: John Holguin Party: Republican Current job:... Read more
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dna
Out with the old: Maharashtra legislature repeals 64 of 191 archaic lawsAs many as 64 acts, some of them dating back to 1876, were repealed by the Maha
Out with the old: Maharashtra legislature repeals 64 of 191 archaic laws
dna / Posted 9 days ago
As many as 64 acts, some of them dating back to 1876, were repealed by the Maharashtra legislature during the recently concluded monsoon session. 'Maharashtra Repealing Act, 2016', passed by both houses of the legislature, is a part of larger... Read more
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The Economic Times
64 archaic laws repealed by Maharashtra legislatureAs many as 64 acts, some of them dating back to 1876, were repealed by the Maha
64 archaic laws repealed by Maharashtra legislature
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
As many as 64 acts, some of them dating back to 1876, were repealed by the Maharashtra legislature during the recently concluded monsoon session. 'Maharashtra Repealing Act, 2016', passed by both houses of the legislature, is a part of larger... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Could South Walton become its own municipality?A Better South Walton is taking its case for incorporation to the people. Arme
Could South Walton become its own municipality?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
A Better South Walton is taking its case for incorporation to the people. Armed with a 23-page feasibility study and a summary of what a municipal charter might look like, the advocacy group embarks this week on a mission to sell cityhood to Walton... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Could South Walton become its own municipality?A Better South Walton is taking its case for incorporation to the people. Arme
Could South Walton become its own municipality?
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
A Better South Walton is taking its case for incorporation to the people. Armed with a 23-page feasibility study and a summary of what a municipal charter might look like, the advocacy group embarks this week on a mission to sell cityhood to Walton... Read more
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dna
City to face 20% water cut for 10 days as BMC commissions water tunnelThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set to commission a massive
City to face 20% water cut for 10 days as BMC commissions water tunnel
dna / Posted 12 days ago
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is all set to commission a massive tunnel that will bring all the water below the ground in one place and boost supply pressure. This will help in providing uninterrupted water flow to the city as well as... Read more
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Miami New Times
Commissioner KojakBasking in the twilight of a lengthy public service career, Miami City Commissi
Commissioner Kojak
Miami New Times / Posted 14 days ago
Basking in the twilight of a lengthy public service career, Miami City Commissioner Joseph Lionel "J.L." Plummer chomps on an unlit cigar and explains his motivation for seeking an eighth consecutive four-year term. He doesn't propose to return... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
35% drop in traffic tickets is good for Arizona drivers, but bad for statewide programsIn Arizona, dozens of notable programs are partially or fully funded by speeder
35% drop in traffic tickets is good for Arizona drivers, but bad for statewide programs
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
In Arizona, dozens of notable programs are partially or fully funded by speeders, red-light runners and drunken drivers. In Arizona, dozens of statewide programs are partially or fully funded by speeders, red-light runners and drunken drivers. The... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
How a $95 Phoenix speeding ticket becomes $243If you’re an imperfect driver in Arizona, chances are you’ve helped foot the bi
How a $95 Phoenix speeding ticket becomes $243
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
If you’re an imperfect driver in Arizona, chances are you’ve helped foot the bill to maintain clean elections, to fund emergency medical training and to help repay victims of crime. In 2015 alone, the state’s lawbreakers — including traffic... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territoryin voting, scroll down to your state or territory and find out how to register:
How to register to vote in North Carolina and every other US state and territory
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 16 days ago
in voting, scroll down to your state or territory and find out how to register: How to register: You can register online, or you can show up to your local board of registrars or any offices providing public assistance. When you have to... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
How to register to vote in every US state and territoryin voting, scroll down to your state or territory and find out how to register:
How to register to vote in every US state and territory
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
in voting, scroll down to your state or territory and find out how to register: How to register: You can register online, or you can show up to your local board of registrars or any offices providing public assistance. When you have to... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
July 17, 2011Commerce bi-weekly raffle for Wednesday, July 13, was Carolyn Rehmann. Guest dr
July 17, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 16 days ago
Commerce bi-weekly raffle for Wednesday, July 13, was Carolyn Rehmann. Guest drawer was Nancy Rehmann, of Ed Rehmann and Sons Clothing. GLEASON TO HOLD COFFEE HOURS – State Senator John J. Gleason (D-Flushing) will be holding coffee hours on... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge narrows its list to three finalists for town administratorSTOCKBRIDGE >> A group of veteran municipal leaders has recommended three
Stockbridge narrows its list to three finalists for town administrator
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 days ago
STOCKBRIDGE >> A group of veteran municipal leaders has recommended three finalists to be interviewed by the Select Board to succeed Jorja-Ann Marsden as town administrator. Selected from a field of seven semifinalists, the finalists are: •... Read more
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iol.co.za
Polls put SA’s economy, poverty in focusThe 104-year-old ruling party could lose control of Johannesburg, the commercia
Polls put SA’s economy, poverty in focus
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
The 104-year-old ruling party could lose control of Johannesburg, the commercial hub, the capital, Pretoria, and Port Elizabeth in Wednesday’s municipal election, surveys commissioned by broadcaster eNCA showed. The ANC’s share of the overall vote... Read more
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Lowell Sun
THE COLUMN: Khelfaoui asks: How am I doing?Committee members had never heard before. Superintendent Salah Khelfaoui wants
THE COLUMN: Khelfaoui asks: How am I doing?
Lowell Sun / Posted 30 days ago
Committee members had never heard before. Superintendent Salah Khelfaoui wants both this School Committee and the previous one to evaluate him on his performance so far. He described the successes of his first year in action to the group at a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
State must step up to protect cities from debtThe resolution of the City of Detroit bankruptcy case was a major accomplishmen
State must step up to protect cities from debt
Detroit Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
The resolution of the City of Detroit bankruptcy case was a major accomplishment. Particularly, Judge Steven Rhodes as the trial judge and Judge Gerald Rosen as chief mediator deserve medals of honor for their efforts. Likewise, Kevyn Orr as... Read more

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