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Hawaii News Now
Beaches remain closed as City awaits test results following massive sewage spillAn apology and a clarification from Honolulu city and county officials Tuesday,
Beaches remain closed as City awaits test results following massive sewage spill
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
An apology and a clarification from Honolulu city and county officials Tuesday, one day after half a million gallons of raw sewage overflowed into Waikiki. All beaches from Point Panic in Kaka'ako to the Kapahulu Groin in Waikiki remain closed until... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Clocking CityTime, the craziest contract everIn March 2003, executives at software company Science Applications Internationa
Clocking CityTime, the craziest contract ever
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
In March 2003, executives at software company Science Applications International Corp. were scrambling for a way out of a deal with the city to build a timekeeping system for its 167,000 municipal employees. The contract was worth $114 million. But... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
City to begin second year of mayor's universal pre-K programSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- More than 4,100 Staten Island families are getting ready
City to begin second year of mayor's universal pre-K program
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- More than 4,100 Staten Island families are getting ready to send their 4-year-olds to pre-K in a few weeks, as the city begins the second year of Mayor Bill de Blasio's free "Pre-K for All" program. Classes begin Sept.... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
After over a decade of causing grief to residents, Williamsburg sidewalk to be fixedBROOKLYN — This story has a hole in it. “It’s like a big pothole,” said Elisha
After over a decade of causing grief to residents, Williamsburg sidewalk to be fixed
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
BROOKLYN — This story has a hole in it. “It’s like a big pothole,” said Elisha Fye, Tenant Association Vice President at the Cooper Park Houses. For more than a decade, it has been sitting in the middle of a Williamsburg sidewalk. “This sidewalk... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
City weighs Kapahulu repaving options after gas fireNearly two months after a huge gas pipeline fire, crews have discovered more th
City weighs Kapahulu repaving options after gas fire
Hawaii News Now / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly two months after a huge gas pipeline fire, crews have discovered more than a dozen other shallow spots along Kapahulu Avenue. City officials are now weighing their options as they try to move forward with the $4 million project to repave the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
littleBits pop-up store | Rizzoli Bookstore new spot | LinkIn expands at Empire State BuildingRooftop Reds 63 Flushing Ave., No. 121, Brooklyn The city's first commerciall
littleBits pop-up store | Rizzoli Bookstore new spot | LinkIn expands at Empire State Building
Crain's New York Business / Posted 23 days ago
Rooftop Reds 63 Flushing Ave., No. 121, Brooklyn The city's first commercially viable rooftop vineyard opened in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The location will offer happy hours, "pop-up" dining experiences, wine and cheese tastings, and educational... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
DDC presents Plan B for James CourtThe city Department of Design and Construction last Thursday presented two alte
DDC presents Plan B for James Court
Queens Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
The city Department of Design and Construction last Thursday presented two alternatives for fixing chronically flooded James Court in Hamilton Beach — but in the end, residents expressed more support for a third idea proposed by Roger Gendron,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
A different design discardedAs the University of Otago's design school faces the likelihood of permanent cl
A different design discarded
Otago Daily Times / Posted 29 days ago
As the University of Otago's design school faces the likelihood of permanent closure, reporter Carla Green looks into its history. When Dunedin designer Nick Laird walked into the University of Otago in 1984, he did not know what had hit him. What... Read more

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