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The Palm Beach Post
Where should 25-story towers go in West Palm? Waterfront or Quadrille?tower at Okeechobee Boulevard and South Flagler Drive, beside the First Church
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 hours ago
tower at Okeechobee Boulevard and South Flagler Drive, beside the First Church of Christ, Scientist. (Artist’s rendering) City lays out pluses of creating Okeechobee Business District that would allow 25-story tower off waterfront Amid a flurry... Read more
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Business Wire
King Salman Appoints Commissions to Develop Al-Ola and Diriyah Gate into Major Tourist AttractionsJEDDAH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed th
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed the establishment of renovation commissions tasked with the development of two of the most important archaeological and historic sites in the Kingdom, Al-Ola and Diriyah... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Beauregard Parish man wins State Fiddle ChampionshipRiver National Heritage Area, Inc., the Louisiana Division of the Arts Decentra
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
River National Heritage Area, Inc., the Louisiana Division of the Arts Decentralized Arts Fund Program, the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative of the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
City commissioners discuss One Flagler projectWill the West Palm Beach skyline change? On Monday, city commissioners publicl
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 22 hours ago
Will the West Palm Beach skyline change? On Monday, city commissioners publicly shared their thoughts on the proposed 25-story office tower proposed for the waterfront. The push for opinion continued this week as the city remains divided on One... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
City Leaders Review Vision For West ColumbiaWEST COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - The City of West Columbia has seen a five percent in
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 hours ago
WEST COLUMBIA, SC (WLTX) - The City of West Columbia has seen a five percent increase in population since 2010 and city leaders are reviewing ways to grow with it. "I love being in West Columbia and doing business in West Columbia. It's some great... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Like other Central Florida cities, Oviedo plans to dress up town with public artchickens roaming the streets and the snazzy new Oviedo on the Park town center,
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
chickens roaming the streets and the snazzy new Oviedo on the Park town center, Oviedo is now looking to dress up the city with art work. In the coming weeks, city officials are expected to establish a seven-member public arts board that will... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Elevated bike path on train tracks likely years away in Daytontrail for biking and pedestrians. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF Judging by response
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
trail for biking and pedestrians. CORNELIUS FROLIK / STAFF Judging by responses on social media, many people want what the city of Dayton wants: To see an unused rail line near downtown transformed into an elevated bike trail and public park. But... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor moving ahead with new design rules for downtown buildingsdevelopers aren't using cheap materials on new building facades. And they want
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
developers aren't using cheap materials on new building facades. And they want to avoid having "dead zones" in shopping districts where the ground levels of some buildings lack windows, as is the case with certain bank buildings downtown. The... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Hensley plans to run again for Monroe City CouncilHe previously represented Precinct 1, and has served on numerous boards and com
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
He previously represented Precinct 1, and has served on numerous boards and commissions. Former Monroe City Councilman Jeffery Hensley has announced his intention to run for council again. Hensley, 54, is seeking to return to council representing... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Springfield church may face fines after cutting trees in historic areaA Springfield church could face fines after allegedly violating the city’s muni
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A Springfield church could face fines after allegedly violating the city’s municipal code by cutting down trees in a historic district without first going to a review board. Dove Pentecostal Assembly sits at the corner of South Fountain Avenue and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefCapitol zoning panel vetting $5M project The Capitol Zoning District Commissio
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Capitol zoning panel vetting $5M project The Capitol Zoning District Commission will consider a $5 million planned residential development in downtown Little Rock. Called Fort Steele Commons, the 16-house development is proposed on a vacant city... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boynton leaders agree: Condos are out, luxury apartments are inPalm Beach Post Staff Writer The District at Cortina apartments, shown here on
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer The District at Cortina apartments, shown here on July 6, 2017, is under construction in Boynton Beach. (Alexandra Seltzer / The Palm Beach Post) The builder of a development going up on the city’s west end may not be... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Redefine Lake Shore Drive? Here are some questions. Big ones.side, the quick-as-can-be, detail-starved plan to reconfigure the landscape and
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
side, the quick-as-can-be, detail-starved plan to reconfigure the landscape and roadways in and around Jackson Park on the city's South Side just boggles my mind. On the South Side, the city plans to close down streets through Jackson Park to make... Read more
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Philly.com
What's my neighborhood called? In Philadelphia, the answer is not so clear” When it comes to defining neighborhoods in Philadelphia, there are no easy a
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
” When it comes to defining neighborhoods in Philadelphia, there are no easy answers. Take, for example, the swath of the city bounded by South Street to Washington, and from Broad to the Schuylkill. Is it Graduate Hospital? South of South?... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
N.O. African American Museum shuttered despite millions in public aidThe New Orleans African American Museum of Art in the city’s historic Treme nei
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
The New Orleans African American Museum of Art in the city’s historic Treme neighborhood closed for renovations almost five years ago. When it will open again is anyone’s guess. Since 2012, almost everything that could have gone wrong has. The... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Efforts to turn a historic church into a brewery in Ghent met with mixed reactionsNORFOLK, Va. – There is an effort to turn a historic church into a brewery in G
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. – There is an effort to turn a historic church into a brewery in Ghent near the Chrysler Museum. The Unitarian Church of Norfolk located on the 700 block of Yarmouth Street is next to the Hague and has been for sale for three... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Groups hope General Laundry, Cleaners and Dyers building will be historically designatedNEW ORLEANS -- The General Laundry, Cleaners, and Dyers Building is one step cl
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
NEW ORLEANS -- The General Laundry, Cleaners, and Dyers Building is one step closer to becoming a historic landmark in New Orleans. On Thursday, the Historic District Landmarks Commission approved a nomination request to give it the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Quest For Micro-Apartments Sparks DebateA proposed luxury rehab in the Chapel West district could soon stack tenants in
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
A proposed luxury rehab in the Chapel West district could soon stack tenants into under-300-square-foot units while allowing them to also spread out on a rooftop deck, a fitness center and a cinema. But first, the idea of pairing tiny living spaces... Read more
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Columbia Star
Events2nd floor, North Gallery, corner of Pendleton and Bull street. 803-777-7251 or
Columbia Star / Posted 5 days ago
2nd floor, North Gallery, corner of Pendleton and Bull street. 803-777-7251 or artsandsciences.sc.edu/mckissickmuseum. The City of Columbia Art Center, Parks and Recreation Department is currently looking for artists who wish to participate in “Art... Read more
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New Kerala
Valuing the Heritage of Saudi Arabia - newkerala news #255755the value of art, inscribed on stones that span 10,000 years of history? Or of
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
the value of art, inscribed on stones that span 10,000 years of history? Or of an 11-km long wall surrounding the ancient city of Tayma with a history stretching back to 1200 BCE? Even to attempt such an exercise would be juvenile. A task not only... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mission Concepcion HDRCAfter months of negotiations and redesigns, San Antonio builder 210 Development
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
After months of negotiations and redesigns, San Antonio builder 210 Development won approval Wednesday from the city’s historic review panel for a 228-unit apartment complex near Mission Concepción that exceeds building height limits. Four of the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Church of Scientology moving into downtown Detroita decade. While the church purchased the former Standard Savings & Loan buildi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
a decade. While the church purchased the former Standard Savings & Loan building for $3.5 million in 2007, according to City of Detroit property assessment records, the property sat vacant. Online records, first reported by Crain's Detroit,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Zoning Commission clears way for growth next to the PearlA second 3.3-acre project that was also approved could renovate land to the wes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
A second 3.3-acre project that was also approved could renovate land to the west of the River Walk. The commission unanimously approved a request by downtown developer GrayStreet Partners to rezone 23 acres of land across Broadway from The Pearl... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Zoning Commission clears way for growth next to the PearlA second 3.3-acre project that was also approved could renovate land to the wes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
A second 3.3-acre project that was also approved could renovate land to the west of the River Walk. The commission unanimously approved a request by downtown developer GrayStreet Partners to rezone 23 acres of land across Broadway from The Pearl... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City Planning Commission denies zoning request for former St. Scholastica propertyA proposed development that would bring affordable housing to the heart of Caño
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
A proposed development that would bring affordable housing to the heart of Cañon City is up in the air. The Cañon City Planning Commission on Tuesday denied a request by a 3-2 vote to rezone the former St. Scholastica property at 615 Pike Ave. from... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Campana building in Batavia developer seeks community supportthan 100 people who turned out at the Congregational Church of Batavia that the
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
than 100 people who turned out at the Congregational Church of Batavia that the 80-unit apartment plan will restore the historic building and provide much-needed affordable housing in the community. Block said that in response to the Batavia... Read more
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The Morning Call
Seven stories of apartments, retail pitched near Lehigh Universitycorner at W. Packer and Brodhead avenues. The Morton Street proposal requires
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
corner at W. Packer and Brodhead avenues. The Morton Street proposal requires a review by the South Bethlehem Conservation Commission because it is located in the local historic district that took shape just blocks away from the former Bethlehem... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Purple Haze club granted extension in case for later hoursGoogle) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Purple Haze Night Club was granted more time Monday t
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
Google) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Purple Haze Night Club was granted more time Monday to prove it’s part of the Beale Street Historic District, a designation that would allow the club to keep serving alcohol until 5 a.m. Purple Haze, located in a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR mayor goes after gossips in final termleaders: Even the shoo-in candidate will have a detractor or 20,000. In July 1
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
leaders: Even the shoo-in candidate will have a detractor or 20,000. In July 1917, after a two-week trip to New York on city business, Taylor returned to City Hall to find his character had been worked over by gossip mongers. The Arkansas... Read more
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Boston Globe
The state and TD Garden cut a deal, and promptly forgot all about itthat the state and the owners of the TD Garden have a longstanding, legally bin
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
that the state and the owners of the TD Garden have a longstanding, legally binding agreement to raise money for the city’s recreational facilities. They revealed a tale of State House intrigue, now playing out in a city neighborhood. In the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cleveland, once called the mistake on the lake, is on the cusp of coolI am sitting on the deck of a once-derelict building that is now the city's tre
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
I am sitting on the deck of a once-derelict building that is now the city's trendiest microbrewery, watching the sun set over old smokestacks, the arches of early 20th century bridges and a river that once burned, and I am thinking that something... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
AgendasAdjournment Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday Airport Conference Room 1. Call to Orde
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Adjournment Meets 9:30 a.m. Thursday Airport Conference Room 1. Call to Order. 2. Roll Call. 3. Introduction of New Commissioner. 4. Appointment of Chair. 5. Review and Approval of Agenda. 6. Consent Calendar. (Note: All matters listed in... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rockwell, Mitsui to build P9-b QC towersFudosan Co. Ltd., Japan’s largest comprehensive real estate company, to develop
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
Fudosan Co. Ltd., Japan’s largest comprehensive real estate company, to develop a P9-billion residential project in Quezon City. Rockwell said in a statement it signed a partnership agreement that would give Mitsui Fudosan a 20-percent interest in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Procedure in question for development OKA planned residential development near downtown Little Rock has the backing of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A planned residential development near downtown Little Rock has the backing of the Capitol Zoning District Commission staff to move forward, but a developer behind the $5 million project said she fears it won't get off the ground if the commission... Read more
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Philly.com
More citified 'Main Streets' coming to a suburb near youpublic gathering places and bits of green space — even if the grass is artifici
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
public gathering places and bits of green space — even if the grass is artificial. “They’re trying to replicate the role historic town centers have had,” said Andrew Svekla, associate manager of smart growth at the Delaware Valley Regional... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis joins nightclubs against popular downtown nightclubMEMPHIS, Tenn. —Purple haze is staying open until 5 a.m. since it’s part of the
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 10 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —Purple haze is staying open until 5 a.m. since it’s part of the Beale Street Historic District. But others including city officials and the Downtown Memphis Commission say it should have to close earlier Because it’s not on the part... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Jefferson City approves plan to improve SouthsideJEFFERSON CITY - The Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - The Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed the plan to revitalize the downtown area on to the city council. The plan will focus on the Historic Southside, particularly the Old Munichberg District. Jefferson... Read more
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WALB Albany
Albany woman speaks out about saving historic homeshouse next door was torn down, a homeowner on North Monroe Street in Albany spo
WALB Albany / Posted 11 days ago
house next door was torn down, a homeowner on North Monroe Street in Albany spoke out, saying she would much rather see the historic houses fixed up. Rosie Turner has lived in the neighborhood for 8 years. She said Friday that she is ready for the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Albany woman speaks out about saving historic homeshouse next door was torn down, a homeowner on North Monroe Street in Albany spo
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
house next door was torn down, a homeowner on North Monroe Street in Albany spoke out, saying she would much rather see the historic houses fixed up. Rosie Turner has lived in the neighborhood for 8 years. She said Friday that she is ready for the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jump in height for proposed Hobart city skyscrapersFragrance Group hotels jump in height, formal plans to Hobart City Council reve
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Fragrance Group hotels jump in height, formal plans to Hobart City Council reveal A Singapore-based company wanting to build hotels in Hobart has increased the height of both proposals. The Fragrance Group has lodged formal plans with the Hobart... Read more
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Philly.com
Blatstein poised to cash in on Philly police HQ planNorth Broad Street into the Philadelphia Police Department’s new headquarters –
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
North Broad Street into the Philadelphia Police Department’s new headquarters – stacking up to be the second most expensive historic-rehabilitation project of its kind in city history – comes with an extra bonus for the plan’s developer: a federal... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
P&Z unanimously passes southside revitalization planThe city’s Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Historic Sou
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Historic Southside/Old Munichburg District and Neighborhood Plan during Thursday’s meeting, sending it to the Jefferson City Council for approval. The plan, which will be a component... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
P&Z unanimously passes southside revitalization planThe city's Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Historic Sou
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The city's Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the Historic Southside/Old Munichburg District and Neighborhood Plan during Thursday's meeting, sending it to the Jefferson City Council for approval. The plan, which will be a component... Read more
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MLive.com
Crumbling church spires stump Detroit historic commissionDETROIT - The fate of two Detroit church steeples was left undecided this week
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
DETROIT - The fate of two Detroit church steeples was left undecided this week as members of the Historic District Commission failed to find common ground on whether to allow the demolition of a remarkable but crumbling pair of spires. The... Read more
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ajc.com
Ga. cities get $90K in federal historic grantsShops and restaurants at Elizabeth Way and Canton Street in the Roswell Histori
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
Shops and restaurants at Elizabeth Way and Canton Street in the Roswell Historic District. The city will get $17,050 in federal funds to update a historic resources survey of the district. AJC FILE. Seven Georgia cities, including four in the metro... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Tick-borne Bourbon Virus connected to Missouri woman's deathaccusations of racial discrimination have led Metro Council members to closely
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
accusations of racial discrimination have led Metro Council members to closely monitor the Davidson County Election Commission, according to members of the council’s minority caucus. Multiple accusations of racial discrimination have led... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Historic Preservation Commission considers district definitionsJefferson City’s Historic Preservation Commission may consider amending its cod
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Jefferson City’s Historic Preservation Commission may consider amending its code definition through historic districts. While the proposal to modify city ordinance regarding demolition is still in the bureaucratic process, Eric Barron, senior... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Home of black banker pushed for historical designationAfrican-American population in Baltimore at a time when laws prevented blacks f
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
African-American population in Baltimore at a time when laws prevented blacks from buying homes in all but a few of the city's neighborhoods, even if they could afford to. "This community was an incubator in being able to advance colored... Read more
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WALB Albany
Proposed historic district expansion survey deadline nearsThe deadline is nearing for Albany homeowners to respond to the historic distri
WALB Albany / Posted 13 days ago
The deadline is nearing for Albany homeowners to respond to the historic district expansion survey. This was the survey Albany city commissioners asked the Historic Preservation Commission representatives to redo at a meeting in... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Proposed historic district expansion survey deadline nearsThe deadline is nearing for Albany homeowners to respond to the historic distri
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 days ago
The deadline is nearing for Albany homeowners to respond to the historic district expansion survey. This was the survey Albany city commissioners asked the Historic Preservation Commission representatives to redo at a meeting in... Read more
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