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Tribune Chronicle
Three are seeking Warren city auditor’s positionBusiness College, 3200 Ridge Road, Suite 17. Patterson, 60, works with the Nor
Three are seeking Warren city auditor’s position
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
Business College, 3200 Ridge Road, Suite 17. Patterson, 60, works with the North East Ohio Network, which is a regional council of governments for 14 County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. He works as the director of internal and external... Read more
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The Daily Record
2 Md. firms recognized for promoting alternative commutesTwo Maryland firms were among three honored by the Metropolitan Washington Coun
2 Md. firms recognized for promoting alternative commutes
The Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Two Maryland firms were among three honored by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments for their efforts to promote alternative commutes. Toole Design Group of Silver Spring and United Educators of Bethesda were recognized in the ninth... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Natala successor to serve 16 months as Warren auditorFlask and Eddie Colbert and Valdeoso Patterson, director of financial services
Natala successor to serve 16 months as Warren auditor
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Flask and Eddie Colbert and Valdeoso Patterson, director of financial services for North East Ohio Network, a regional council of governments for 14 county boards of development disabilities. The 38 Trumbull County Democratic Party Central... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Dozier Avenue roundabout construction starts next week12. The purpose of this hearing is to allow citizens to review and comment on t
Dozier Avenue roundabout construction starts next week
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
12. The purpose of this hearing is to allow citizens to review and comment on the performance of the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments in carrying out their single-family owner, occupied housing rehabilitation program, Bell said. The... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Future Manteca park needsin 2020, 97,410 in 2025, 107,766 in 2030, and 117,010 in 2035. The consultant o
Future Manteca park needs
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
in 2020, 97,410 in 2025, 107,766 in 2030, and 117,010 in 2035. The consultant obtained those estimates from the San Joaquin Council of Governments. Current population is around 74,000 based on the California Department of Finance estimates and home... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Meeting planned for proposed New Milford Twp. incineratoroff at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Harford Volunteer Fire Company hall, 142 Fair
Meeting planned for proposed New Milford Twp. incinerator
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
off at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the Harford Volunteer Fire Company hall, 142 Fair Hill Road. Speakers will include county Council of Governments President Elliott Ross and Hugh Coombs, president of the environmental group Rescue. The incinerator... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Food waste in Maine alleviated by new tech and old-fashioned gleaningwith a baker, who turned the bananas into banana bread,” Malina said. A $500,0
Food waste in Maine alleviated by new tech and old-fashioned gleaning
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
with a baker, who turned the bananas into banana bread,” Malina said. A $500,000 grant submitted by the Greater Portland Council of Governments could create a virtual wholesale marketplace for agricultural and fishery surplus. “It will... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
House bill raises questions of transparencyPaul Schemel, R-Franklin County, has acknowledged the language is too broad and
House bill raises questions of transparency
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Paul Schemel, R-Franklin County, has acknowledged the language is too broad and has proposed amendments that require that a council of governments, consortium or similar entity be created through an ordinance and that any regionalization of services... Read more
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The Express-Times
Busy 1st week for new Slate Belt animal control officerand rounded up a few problem animals, including one that was involved in a dog
Busy 1st week for new Slate Belt animal control officer
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
and rounded up a few problem animals, including one that was involved in a dog bite incident in Bangor. The Slate Belt Council of Governments hired a regional animal control officer last week and said her initial workload demonstrates she is... Read more
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My EastText
DETCOG names new executive directorDeep East Texas Council of Governments, or DETCOG, has a new executive director
DETCOG names new executive director
My EastText / Posted 7 days ago
Deep East Texas Council of Governments, or DETCOG, has a new executive director. A former Houston County judge named Lonnie Hunt. DETCOG is a voluntary association of counties, cities, independent school districts and so on inn a 12 county... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Outside Denton City Hall, dozens protest approval of Renewable Denton Planthe plant would be meaningful, she said. Clean Air Action Day is an educationa
Outside Denton City Hall, dozens protest approval of Renewable Denton Plan
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
the plant would be meaningful, she said. Clean Air Action Day is an educational program of the North Central Texas Council of Governments that encourages individuals, businesses and governments to understand and make clean air... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Angelina County mobile home gutted by firenames former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. j
Angelina County mobile home gutted by fire
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
names former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Nacogdoches ISD board accepts resignation of superintendent Fred Hayesnames former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. j
Nacogdoches ISD board accepts resignation of superintendent Fred Hayes
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
names former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
COG study reveals extent of driving while distractedAn enlightening yet dis- turbing study from the Eastgate Regional Council of Go
COG study reveals extent of driving while distracted
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
An enlightening yet dis- turbing study from the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments puts into clear focus the scope of a leading menace on Mahoning Valley roadways: distracted driving. Results from the study released recently by the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear area offers many at-home senior care optionin New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. This information comes from serv
Cape Fear area offers many at-home senior care option
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. This information comes from service providers themselves and the Cape Fear Council of Governments' Resource Guide for Senior Services:

All Care Home Care: In-home services including nursing... Read more

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The Monroe Evening News
Bedford voters hear from candidates for top 3 township officesalso saw collaboration as extending into a good working relationship with regio
Bedford voters hear from candidates for top 3 township offices
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
also saw collaboration as extending into a good working relationship with regional officials such as the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments. In addition, he pointed to recent efforts in increasing the fire department hours, and continuing the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
ETX Rep. Louie Gohmert explains House floor exchangenames former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. j
ETX Rep. Louie Gohmert explains House floor exchange
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
names former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
E. Texan who flipped over bridge in violent wreck: "I should be dead"names former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. j
E. Texan who flipped over bridge in violent wreck: "I should be dead"
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
names former Houston Co. judge as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Homeless Prom Queen finishes HS in 2 years, gets full ride to collegeWashington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015,
Homeless Prom Queen finishes HS in 2 years, gets full ride to college
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
Washington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015, according the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. The national numbers of homelessness are even starker: 1.3 million students in the U.S. were homeless... Read more
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KXXV Waco
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new directorThe Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County Co
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County County judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted Walter Diggles. Lonnie Hunt served as county judge for Houston County for five years, before stepping... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
A new LA County transportation half-cent sales tax just cleared a big hurdleto delay in order to examine fairness issues. Whittier City Councilman Fernand
A new LA County transportation half-cent sales tax just cleared a big hurdle
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
to delay in order to examine fairness issues. Whittier City Councilman Fernando Dutra said Whittier and the Gateway Cities Council of Governments would oppose the measure. Dutra, and Mayor Joe Vinatieri, were angry that a Gold Line Eastside... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new directorThe Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County Co
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County County judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted Walter Diggles. Lonnie Hunt served as county judge for Houston County for five years, before stepping... Read more
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My EastText
DETCOG announces new director following previous leader's indictment, resignationThe Board of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) announced Thur
DETCOG announces new director following previous leader's indictment, resignation
My EastText / Posted 8 days ago
The Board of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) announced Thursday their choice for a new executive director. The council picked former Houston County Judge Lonnie Hunt to lead the board. The Board formed a search committee after... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Daisy still looking for her forever homeas new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director Lonnie Hu
Daisy still looking for her forever home
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
as new directorDETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director Lonnie Hunt (Source: KTRE Staff) The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bold Coast sees chance to make region bicycle tourism destinationand management of long-term bicycle tourism opportunities in the Bold Coast reg
Bold Coast sees chance to make region bicycle tourism destination
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
and management of long-term bicycle tourism opportunities in the Bold Coast region. Hosted by the Washington County Council of Governments, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and DownEast & Acadia Regional Tourism, the meeting included 17... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new directornames former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of
DETCOG names former Houston Co. judge as new director
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 days ago
names former Houston Co. judge as new director The Deep East Texas Council of Governments has named a former Houston County county judge as its new director, replacing the federally indicted... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Homeless prom queen finishes high school in 2 years, gets full ride to collegeWashington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015,
Homeless prom queen finishes high school in 2 years, gets full ride to college
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
Washington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015, according the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. The national numbers of homelessness are even starker: 1.3 million students in the U.S. were homeless... Read more
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The Hill
What do national parks and Washington's Metro have in common?cost $11.9 billion. Metro's backlog would cost $16 billion to fix over 15 years
What do national parks and Washington's Metro have in common?
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
cost $11.9 billion. Metro's backlog would cost $16 billion to fix over 15 years, according to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Visitors to many national park locations, including the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, the Martin Luther... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Helping Improve Mobility in East Texas is As Easy As 1-2-3 - East Texas June 22 2016 : Persons residing throughout the fourteen counties of East Texas are invited to participate in a short-term project to improve mobility throughout the regio...current project is funded via a TxDOT grant obtained through the East Texas Con
Helping Improve Mobility in East Texas is As Easy As 1-2-3 - East Texas June 22 2016 : Persons residing throughout the fourteen counties of East Texas are invited to participate in a short-term project to improve mobility throughout the regio...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
current project is funded via a TxDOT grant obtained through the East Texas Connects committee and East Texas Council of Governments. The committee is composed of 35 members representing a wide range of public, private, and social... Read more
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ABC News
Homeless Prom Queen Graduates High School in 2 YearsWashington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015,
Homeless Prom Queen Graduates High School in 2 Years
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
Washington region indicated they were homeless, a 5 percent increase from 2015, according the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. The national numbers of homelessness are even starker: 1.3 million students in the U.S. were homeless... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Thousands bike to work in Boulder Countyfor the event by Tuesday morning. Bike to Work Day was organized by GO Boulder,
Thousands bike to work in Boulder County
Colorado Daily / Posted 9 days ago
for the event by Tuesday morning. Bike to Work Day was organized by GO Boulder, Community Cycles and Denver Regional Council of Governments. The ride is the main event of Boulder's Walk and Bike Month. DRCOG coordinated similar events across... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Coventry Schools announce teacher cuts, won't place new money levy on ballotof Ohio though the Solvency Assistance Fund.n The district has already paid off
Coventry Schools announce teacher cuts, won't place new money levy on ballot
The Suburbanite / Posted 9 days ago
of Ohio though the Solvency Assistance Fund.n The district has already paid off the money owed to the Stark County Schools Council of Governments for benefits. School board members also met with those who conducted the performance audit and the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MCOG members hear presentation on data-gathering systemand other infrastructure with a new system developed by a start-up company from
MCOG members hear presentation on data-gathering system
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
and other infrastructure with a new system developed by a start-up company from Bethlehem. Members of the Mountain Council of Governments heard about the system, Map Decisions, at their monthly meeting Friday morning. Christian Birch, one... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Board follows by-laws to fire BSL fire chief again, possibly holds illegal meeting Tuesday nightinto whether the board did anything illegal by gathering before the special mee
Board follows by-laws to fire BSL fire chief again, possibly holds illegal meeting Tuesday night
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
into whether the board did anything illegal by gathering before the special meeting Tuesday night. So far, the Cape Fear Council of Governments responded to our inquiry. Executive Director Chris May prefaced his response with the fact he is not... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Extra 2-wheel traffic on roads Wednesday for Bike to Work Dayis one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and at Civic Center Park. Anyone
Extra 2-wheel traffic on roads Wednesday for Bike to Work Day
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
is one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and at Civic Center Park. Anyone who registers with the Denver Regional Council of Governments is eligible to enter a random drawing for prizes. "We want to celebrate people's promise to take... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Bike to work day Wednesday - how to find a breakfast stationconfident and comfortable choosing a bicycle for transportation as well as recr
Bike to work day Wednesday - how to find a breakfast station
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
confident and comfortable choosing a bicycle for transportation as well as recreation," according to the Denver Regional Council of Governments. There are breakfast stations and water stations throughout the metro area to encourage people to... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Extra 2-wheel traffic on roads Wednesday for Bike to Work Dayis one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and at Civic Center Park. Anyone
Extra 2-wheel traffic on roads Wednesday for Bike to Work Day
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
is one at Sports Authority Field at Mile High and at Civic Center Park. Anyone who registers with the Denver Regional Council of Governments is eligible to enter a random drawing for prizes. "We want to celebrate people's promise to take... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Developer with plans for incinerator launches websiteand just about everyone at Tuesday’s meeting expressed scorn for an incinerator
Developer with plans for incinerator launches website
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
and just about everyone at Tuesday’s meeting expressed scorn for an incinerator. New Milford Twp. is not part of the council of governments, but the group’s chairman Elliot Ross said he had seen such an uprising that he felt obliged to offer... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
MCOG purchases data-gathering systemand other infrastructure with a new system developed by a start-up company from
MCOG purchases data-gathering system
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
and other infrastructure with a new system developed by a start-up company from Bethlehem. Members of the Mountain Council of Governments heard about the system, Map Decisions, at their monthly meeting Friday morning. Christian Birch, one... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder's Bike to Work Day turns 40 WednesdayDay on Wednesday. The event is one of several being coordinated across the Den
Boulder's Bike to Work Day turns 40 Wednesday
Colorado Daily / Posted 10 days ago
Day on Wednesday. The event is one of several being coordinated across the Denver metropolitan area by the Denver Regional Council of Governments. Stations will be distributed across the city. It will likely be the largest event by participation... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny County Council OKs participation in land bankas founding members must ratify the agreement by the end of the July, said An L
Allegheny County Council OKs participation in land bank
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
as founding members must ratify the agreement by the end of the July, said An Lewis, executive director of the Steel Rivers Council of Governments and driving force behind the land bank. The McKeesport Area School District meeting Wednesday to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Empty building to become a workforce development centerhere, you mean business. You coming here to find a job, " explained Chris May,
Empty building to become a workforce development center
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
here, you mean business. You coming here to find a job, " explained Chris May, executive director for the Cape Fear Council of Governments. "And we're going to get you all squared away when you leave here." May says the COG is turning the... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
Judge Baker indicted on charges violating Open Meetings ActPolicy Committee, Chief Elected Officials Board/Rural Planning Organization and
Judge Baker indicted on charges violating Open Meetings Act
Bullard Banner News / Posted 10 days ago
Policy Committee, Chief Elected Officials Board/Rural Planning Organization and the Board of Directors of the East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG), Smith County Tax Abatement Committee, Smith County Revolving Loan Fund Board of Directors,... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Diggles trial not likely to start until 2017The criminal case against the former executive director of the Deep East Texas
Diggles trial not likely to start until 2017
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
The criminal case against the former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments accused of stealing more than $1 million in government funds likely will not go to trial before next spring and could last a month because of its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Diggles trial not likely to start until 2017The criminal case against the former executive director of the Deep East Texas
Diggles trial not likely to start until 2017
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
The criminal case against the former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments accused of stealing more than $1 million in government funds likely will not go to trial before next spring and could last a month because of its... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Fort Worth high-speed rail plan draws worldwide interestto us today. We are trying to sell our region to you,” Michael Morris, transpor
Fort Worth high-speed rail plan draws worldwide interest
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
to us today. We are trying to sell our region to you,” Michael Morris, transportation director for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, told officials from both French and Chinese railroad companies Monday during a meeting in Arlington.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Distraction common among local driversYOUNGSTOWN The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments hopes its finding that
Distraction common among local drivers
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments hopes its finding that 11 percent of the Mahoning Valley drivers it observed were distracted calls people’s attention to the need to concentrate on their driving to promote public... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
11 percent of Valley drivers distracted, Eastgate study findsYOUNGSTOWN The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments hopes its finding that
11 percent of Valley drivers distracted, Eastgate study finds
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN The Eastgate Regional Council of Governments hopes its finding that 11 percent of the Mahoning Valley drivers it observed were distracted calls people’s attention to the need to concentrate on their driving to promote public... Read more
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Al.com
6 North Alabama communities added to Main Street Downtown Networktaking a regional approach toward downtown revitalization through a new partner
6 North Alabama communities added to Main Street Downtown Network
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
taking a regional approach toward downtown revitalization through a new partnership with the North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments. The statewide organization is working with NARCOG to add Courtland, Eva, Falkville, Hanceville,... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers sound alarm over decaying Memorial Bridgework on overhauling the bridge this year. But the bridge will close without si
Lawmakers sound alarm over decaying Memorial Bridge
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
work on overhauling the bridge this year. But the bridge will close without significant additional funding, which would cost local governments $168,000 per day, or $75 million per year, according to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governmen... Read more
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