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Torontoist
Dance Partners Get Banned in BuffaloA Toronto teen was booted off a popular dance show in 1959 for dancing with a w
Dance Partners Get Banned in Buffalo
Torontoist / Posted 3 hours ago
A Toronto teen was booted off a popular dance show in 1959 for dancing with a white girl. Source: Toronto Star, March 25, 1959. Note mispelling of Fagan’s name—we’d like to think it was due to an irate copy editor. To a few irate viewers of WGR’s... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Company Registering Prov. Marathon Runners Without PermitIt's not often there's controversy surrounding the Providence Marathon, but tha
Company Registering Prov. Marathon Runners Without Permit
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 hours ago
It's not often there's controversy surrounding the Providence Marathon, but that’s the case this year.Two separate companies are accepting race registrations for the same date, but only one of them is legit. Dozens of runners have reached out on... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Team looks for answers from city official still working after domestic violence arrestCLEVELAND - The Fox 8 I-Team has found a City of Cleveland official facing a do
Team looks for answers from city official still working after domestic violence arrest
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 20 hours ago
CLEVELAND - The Fox 8 I-Team has found a City of Cleveland official facing a domestic violence charge, yet still on the job earning a six-figure salary. Dedrick Stephens works as the city’s commissioner for licenses and assessments. His office... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
Local NewsRail could be the wave of the future throughout west Queens. With Mayor Bill de
Local News
Times Newsweekly / Posted 21 hours ago
Rail could be the wave of the future throughout west Queens. With Mayor Bill de Blasio releasing last week a $2.5 billion plan to bring commuters the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), an aboveground streetcar line along the East River waterfront, one... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For TuesdayHere is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. P
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 hours ago
Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Vice-Chairman Freeman). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY... Read more
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Washington City Paper
As Protesters March for a Higher Minimum Wage, D.C. Agencies Deal With Ballot Initiative CaseAround 100 people from across the country protested outside the D.C. Chamber of
As Protesters March for a Higher Minimum Wage, D.C. Agencies Deal With Ballot Initiative Case
Washington City Paper / Posted 21 hours ago
Around 100 people from across the country protested outside the D.C. Chamber of Commerce this afternoon in favor of stalled ballot initiative that proposes raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour in D.C. "We can see your greedy side. Traitor,... Read more
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Crosscut
City delays police reform package, begs for patience“You have to ask yourself,” said City Attorney Pete Holmes Wednesday, sitting a
City delays police reform package, begs for patience
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
“You have to ask yourself,” said City Attorney Pete Holmes Wednesday, sitting at a conference table on the third floor of City Hall, “Why are we now under a consent decree?” Holmes was surrounded by members of the Community Police Commission (CPC),... Read more
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Business Wire
Emulate, Inc. Opens New Headquarters and Laboratories in the Seaport District of Boston’s Innovation CommunityBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emulate, Inc., today announced the official opening of
Emulate, Inc. Opens New Headquarters and Laboratories in the Seaport District of Boston’s Innovation Community
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emulate, Inc., today announced the official opening of its new headquarters and laboratories in Boston’s Seaport District, at 27 Drydock Avenue within The Innovation and Design Building. The new facility will be a workplace... Read more
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SUR in English
Alhaur�n el Grande mayor stands down in move to prevent a vote of no confidence. Surinenglish.comJuan Mart�n Ser�n speaks in front of his team of councillors, including Antonia
Alhaur�n el Grande mayor stands down in move to prevent a vote of no confidence. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted yesterday
Juan Mart�n Ser�n speaks in front of his team of councillors, including Antonia Ledesma (fourth from right). :: �ITO SALAS The mayor of Alhaur�n el Grande, Juan Mart�n Ser�n, announced at an emotional press conference on Wednesday that he is giving... Read more
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New York Post
Cops say plan to wipe out warrants will 'promote crime'City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s proposal to vacate warrants for 70
Cops say plan to wipe out warrants will 'promote crime'
New York Post / Posted yesterday
City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s proposal to vacate warrants for 700,000 quality-of-life offenders will only embolden the criminal population — and obstruct cops from solving bigger crimes, a high-ranking detective told The Post on... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Local residents protest housing projectOn Thursday, homeowners and tenants from South Providence and Brown students ga
Local residents protest housing project
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
On Thursday, homeowners and tenants from South Providence and Brown students gathered in front of the mayor’s office in City Hall to protest the EveryHome initiative. The initiative, announced in October 2015, aims to renew or demolish every... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Borough: Nageak pointed shotgun at police officers before fatal shootingBarrow volunteer fire chief Vincent Nageak pointed a shotgun at North Slope Bor
Borough: Nageak pointed shotgun at police officers before fatal shooting
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
Barrow volunteer fire chief Vincent Nageak pointed a shotgun at North Slope Borough Police officers before he was shot and killed by police, according to a borough statement today. Nageak, the 36-year-old nephew of state Rep. Ben Nageak, died at his... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Housing Commission Looks At Mayor's Homeless PlanRick Gentry, CEO of the San Diego Housing Commission explains how the mayor's h
San Diego Housing Commission Looks At Mayor's Homeless Plan
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Rick Gentry, CEO of the San Diego Housing Commission explains how the mayor's housing plan will work, Feb. 10, 2016. The city’s ambitious plan to house 1,000 homeless military veterans relies on a one-time infusion of local cash. Two years ago, the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Holmes tells City Council to ‘get this right’ and wait on police-reform planSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sent a letter Thursday asking the City Counci
Holmes tells City Council to ‘get this right’ and wait on police-reform plan
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes sent a letter Thursday asking the City Council to take no action on police-accountability legislation pushed by a citizen-advisory body until the city receives further guidance from the federal judge overseeing... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Petition, protest organised for Tim Kee’s removalThere are now calls from the public to have Raymond Tim Kee removed as Mayor of
Petition, protest organised for Tim Kee’s removal
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
There are now calls from the public to have Raymond Tim Kee removed as Mayor of Port-of-Spain. Following statements of disapproval on social media, there is now an online petition and a public protest organised to have Tim Kee dismissed. The public... Read more
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The Jewish Press
When Bernie Sanders Saved ChanukkahBackgroundWhile large Public Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Menorahs are very much a
When Bernie Sanders Saved Chanukkah
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
BackgroundWhile large Public Chabad-Lubavitch Chanukah Menorahs are very much a part of the fabric of American life today, gaining permission to display the menorahs on public property was not without hurdles. Indeed, almost from the inception of the... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Aldermen Stall TIF Surplus Plan For CPSAt City Hall Tuesday, a young alderman pitched a way to help fund Chicago Publi
Aldermen Stall TIF Surplus Plan For CPS
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 2 days ago
At City Hall Tuesday, a young alderman pitched a way to help fund Chicago Public Schools. Everyone agrees that the district is in crisis, but his idea would take away some of the funding that has historically given aldermen power. And that plan is... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Experts Expose Worst Interview BehaviorIt takes more than a sparkling resume to land a job. While that may be what get
Experts Expose Worst Interview Behavior
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
It takes more than a sparkling resume to land a job. While that may be what gets you in the door, it’s the interview that can make or break you. But there are still more than a few things that job seekers continue to do that take them out of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
If you smoke in Boston, chucking your butts is about to get more interactiveNeat Streets is an interactive public space installation, introduced Wednesday
If you smoke in Boston, chucking your butts is about to get more interactive
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Neat Streets is an interactive public space installation, introduced Wednesday by Mayor Marty Walsh, that aims to make cigarette butt chucking a little more interactive. With the help of some cleverly designed receptacle boxes, smokers living in or... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Independent Counsel: Attorney General Karl Racine Survived 2015. Here Comes 2016.In 2015, newly elected District Attorney General Karl Racine managed to hang on
Independent Counsel: Attorney General Karl Racine Survived 2015. Here Comes 2016.
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
In 2015, newly elected District Attorney General Karl Racine managed to hang on to much of his office’s power in its first year as an elected position. “I think we had a spectacular year,” Racine says. Now that 2016 is here, Racine has another... Read more
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FOX News
Could your water be unsafe to drink?The toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan, which began in 2014 when the city sw
Could your water be unsafe to drink?
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
The toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan, which began in 2014 when the city switched its water supply from Detroit’s system to the Flint River to cut costs, is still far from over. Flint residents are already using filters on their water faucets,... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016Alaska News Nightly: AK court system planning more budget cuts Andrew Kitche
Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: AK court system planning more budget cuts Andrew Kitchenman, KTOO/APRN-Juneau Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Craig Stowers says the court system has taken steps to cut costs. In the annual State of... Read more
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Deseret News
Bernie Sanders supported religious liberty in menorah disputeAs mayor of Burlington, Vt., Bernie Sanders took a decisive stand on a religiou
Bernie Sanders supported religious liberty in menorah dispute
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
As mayor of Burlington, Vt., Bernie Sanders took a decisive stand on a religious liberty question, supporting the placement of a Hanukkah menorah on public property, according to documents discovered by an Orthodox Jewish religious group. Sanders,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Agawam Motor Lodge sold, and will be demolishedAGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – There are some major redevelopment plans for the Town of
Agawam Motor Lodge sold, and will be demolished
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – There are some major redevelopment plans for the Town of Agawam. Mayor Richard Cohen’s office announced Wednesday afternoon that the Agawam Motor Lodge, also known as the “Agawam Motel,” has been purchased and will be... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costsNEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costs
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject its low bid for a tree-trimming contract because of what Mayor David Gronbach called “discrepancies” between what it bid and what it was actually paid in previous... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costsNEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject
New Milford mayor aims to trim tree costs
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
NEW MILFORD — A tree service company is fighting the town’s decision to reject its low bid for a tree-trimming contract because of what Mayor David Gronbach called “discrepancies” between what it bid and what it was actually paid in previous... Read more
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Philly.com
Philadelphia's other violence epidemicAn empowered complete streets commissioner would be able to marshal the resourc
Philadelphia's other violence epidemic
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
An empowered complete streets commissioner would be able to marshal the resources of multiple city departments and, most importantly, the mayor’s office to implement research-supported interventions to make Philadelphia’s streets safer. Engineering,... Read more
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The Daily Record
Staff AttorneyMD Legal Aid announces a FT staff attorney position for qualified applicants in
Staff Attorney
The Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
MD Legal Aid announces a FT staff attorney position for qualified applicants in support of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s 1BFJ (One Baltimore for Jobs) program to conduct “legal check-ups” of approximately 300 enrollees... Read more
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Crosscut
All-out blitz for 1,000 new beds for homelessFollowing a roundtable discussion with 12 service providers and advocates for t
All-out blitz for 1,000 new beds for homeless
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Following a roundtable discussion with 12 service providers and advocates for the homeless last Friday, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw floated a test balloon over the weekend: an “all hands on deck” blitz to find as much vacant space, both inside and... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Negotiations unclear on Penn Plaza residents’ relocation in East LibertyThe residents of a soon-to-be vacated Penn Plaza building, in East Liberty, hav
Negotiations unclear on Penn Plaza residents’ relocation in East Liberty
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
The residents of a soon-to-be vacated Penn Plaza building, in East Liberty, haven’t found a place to live.Last summer, LG Realty (run by the Gumberg family) announced 90-day evictions for residents of Penn Plaza, a two-building, below-market-rate... Read more
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Irish Central
Exclusive: De Blasio to march with LGBT group in NYC Patrick's Day ParadeNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will, for the first time ever, march in this
Exclusive: De Blasio to march with LGBT group in NYC Patrick's Day Parade
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will, for the first time ever, march in this year’s New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade, the Irish Voice has learned. The mayor, who refused to take part in the parade in prior years due to the exclusion of gay... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Elorza delivers State of the City addressMayor Jorge Elorza gave his annual State of the City address Tuesday night, foc
Elorza delivers State of the City address
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Jorge Elorza gave his annual State of the City address Tuesday night, focusing his speech on educational reform and business development. Thirty major construction projects in Providence totaling almost $500 million in expenditures are... Read more
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The Maui News
Chinese New Year at County Building CalendarChinese New Year at County BuildingFri, February 12, 2016 @ 9:00AM Master Ben
Chinese New Year at County Building Calendar
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
Chinese New Year at County BuildingFri, February 12, 2016 @ 9:00AM Master Ben Seng Au and his Shaolin Arts Academy will again bring their cultural extravaganza to the county building in celebration of Chinese New Year at 9 a.m. on Friday. The public... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Peskin wants S.F. street artists compensated for Super Bowl CityMayor Ed Lee has to be relieved that Super Bowl 50 went off as well as could be
Peskin wants S.F. street artists compensated for Super Bowl City
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Ed Lee has to be relieved that Super Bowl 50 went off as well as could be hoped for, given the criticism leading up to the event about its cost and impact on city services. But wrangling over the money — both lost and gained — remains. On... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
County leaders, horse owners debate future of Salt Lake County equestrian parkSOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Horse owners and Salt Lake County council members are at o
County leaders, horse owners debate future of Salt Lake County equestrian park
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – Horse owners and Salt Lake County council members are at odds as officials debate the future of a struggling equestrian park. There was a time when the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park was promoted as one of the premier events... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
UH joins national campaign with African American Read-In Assistant librarian Mea Warren read a piece for the event. Warren said she th
UH joins national campaign with African American Read-In
The Daily Cougar / Posted 3 days ago
Assistant librarian Mea Warren read a piece for the event. Warren said she thinks UH’s decision to join the national campaign is important because it celebrates Black culture. | Photo by... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Flint issues boil advisory after water main breakWater flows from a large transmission water main break in Flint causing a preca
Flint issues boil advisory after water main break
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Water flows from a large transmission water main break in Flint causing a precautionary boil advisory for residents already dealing with Flint water crisis. Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press Residents are temporarily being asked to boil their water... Read more
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WALB Albany
Former Mayor of East Point blames city for surge in power billsSeveral residents in the city of East Point are speaking out about a recent sur
Former Mayor of East Point blames city for surge in power bills
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Several residents in the city of East Point are speaking out about a recent surge in power bills. Former East Point mayor Earnestine Pittman is aware of the issue and said the city is double billing and overcharging customers. “It’s unlawful,”... Read more
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Deseret News
Biskupski retains Salt Lake City airport directorSALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a
Biskupski retains Salt Lake City airport director
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday that a fourth city department director will be keeping her job: Maureen Riley, executive director of the Department of Airports. "We are at a critical time for Salt Lake City... Read more
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CBS Denver
Broncos Players Make It Known: 'There's No Place Like Broncos Country'DENVER (CBS4) – With the parade over at Civic Center Park Tuesday afternoon it
Broncos Players Make It Known: 'There's No Place Like Broncos Country'
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
DENVER (CBS4) – With the parade over at Civic Center Park Tuesday afternoon it was time to hear from the team. After Mayor Michael Hancock and Gov. John Hickenlooper took the mic to declare Feb. 9, 2016 to be forever known as Pat Bowlen Day, general... Read more
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NBC New York
Madonna Badger Embarks on New MissionAfter surviving unimaginable loss, Madonna Badger’s path forward was uncertain.
Madonna Badger Embarks on New Mission
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
After surviving unimaginable loss, Madonna Badger’s path forward was uncertain. Following the Christmas Day fire that claimed the lives of her daughters and parents in 2011, Badger moved to Little Rock, Arkansas, for a year and stayed with a college... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he stood in the lobby of the Golden Hill Street courthouse after his case was called. Though he lost to Ganim in the election as a petitioning candidate for mayor, Barr... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he stood in the lobby of the Golden Hill Street courthouse after his case was called. Though he lost to Ganim in the election as a petitioning candidate for mayor, Barr... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he stood in the lobby of the Golden Hill Street courthouse after his case was called. Though he lost to Ganim in the election as a petitioning candidate for mayor, Barr... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he
Former candidate denies threatening to shoot mayor
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
“I never said that, I didn’t say that and I wouldn’t say that,” Barr said as he stood in the lobby of the Golden Hill Street courthouse after his case was called. Though he lost to Ganim in the election as a petitioning candidate for mayor, Barr... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘Comedy of Errors’(Unedited statement of Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa in reaction to the
‘Comedy of Errors’
The Daily Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
(Unedited statement of Bacolod City Councilor Wilson Gamboa in reaction to the series of columns by Modesto Sao-noy published in this paper) BACOLOD City Councilor Wilson Gamboa, Jr. bluntly described Modesto Sa-onoy’s “Voodoo Massive Vote Buying”... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Quirky World: Eagle-eyed UK police plan attack of the drones | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Some of the stranger stories f
Quirky World: Eagle-eyed UK police plan attack of the drones
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Some of the stranger stories from around the world The Metropolitan Police are... Read more
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Crosscut
Police unions, citizen group forge unlikely partnershipA Seattle Police delegation at a South Park parade in September: Sometimes poli
Police unions, citizen group forge unlikely partnership
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
A Seattle Police delegation at a South Park parade in September: Sometimes police and community get along well. Credit: Joe Mabel/Flickr In the posturing that is Seattle’s federally mandated police reform effort, the relationship between the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
With slight changes, Curry's pension-reform bill moves ahead in Senate committeeTALLAHASSEE | A Senate committee made minor changes to legislation that would a
With slight changes, Curry's pension-reform bill moves ahead in Senate committee
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
TALLAHASSEE | A Senate committee made minor changes to legislation that would allow Jacksonville to use a new sales tax to pay down pension debt before approving the proposal unanimously. The amendments approved in the Finance and Tax Committee... Read more
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Evening Standard
Londoners paid £2.3m for NYE fireworks but only got a third of ticketsJust a third of tickets for last year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks went to London
Londoners paid £2.3m for NYE fireworks but only got a third of tickets
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Just a third of tickets for last year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks went to Londoners despite a chunk of the £3.1 million cost coming from the public purse. Figures from the Mayor’s Office confirm just 32 per cent of the 106,000 tickets went to... Read more
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