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2014/07/29 19:03
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MICHIGAN – When you head to the ballot box on August 5, you’ll see one statewide proposal, which asks whether you support repealing the state’s personal property tax (PPT) levied on many businesses in...
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2014/07/29 12:39
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Better health for residents, a boost to economic development and more equitable food costs for people living in low-income areas of East Baton Rouge Parish can all be addressed by giving more people...
2014/07/29 02:39
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Baton Rouge residents this year are less worried about crime, more tolerant of same-sex marriage and supportive of hypothetical taxes to improve infrastructure across the parish, according the Baton...
2014/07/29 01:39
2014/07/29 01:39
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As hordes of people filed into City Hall last Wednesday for a fiery Metro Council meeting headlined by hours of debate regarding the proposed “Fairness Ordinance,” a vastly different, unrelated and...
2014/07/28 22:26
2014/07/28 22:26
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Sewer and drainage bills are likely going up beginning Friday, as the board of the Metropolitan Sewer District is expected to approve a 5.5 percent rate increase at its meeting today.More >> Sewer...
2014/07/27 11:39
2014/07/27 11:39
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Wednesday’s emotional hearing on whether Baton Rouge should adopt a “fairness ordinance” to ban discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender people featured a number of mind-blowing...
2014/07/27 11:39
2014/07/27 11:39
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Time ran out Wednesday before the Baton Rouge Metro Council could tell gay people to go to hell, but that is clearly what is going to happen at the next meeting in a couple of weeks. We can only hope...
2014/07/26 16:04
2014/07/26 16:04
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... Three months after Baton Rouge's bus system expanded service and added routes, ridership is up though the agency continues to adjust service. A challenge remaining is locating a transfer hub to...
2014/07/25 23:11
2014/07/25 23:11
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - More parking spots are in the works by Downtown Development's Davis Rhorer. His attempt to get the East Baton Rouge Metro Council to approve the money needed to begin a study...
2014/07/25 20:26
2014/07/25 20:26
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Summit owners: We paid too much for shopping centerSummit owners: We paid too much for shopping center Several owners of multi-million dollar properties in Louisville are challenging the fair value...
2014/07/25 14:50
2014/07/25 14:50
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Lyft drivers are still giving lifts around Memphis, despite a cease-and-desist order from the city two weeks ago. Drivers from ride-sharing service UberX continue to operate as well. Both companies...
2014/07/25 12:21
2014/07/25 12:21
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A hotel tax increase will help finance renovations to the Kentucky International Convention Center. Louisville Metro Council has voted to increase the local hotel tax by a percentage point, to 9.5...
2014/07/25 05:06
2014/07/25 05:06
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Content tagged “Discrimination” Among the dozens of proponents and opponents of the proposed ordinance amendment to prohibit discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing on the...
2014/07/25 02:39
2014/07/25 02:39
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After hours of speeches from backers and opponents of a fairness ordinance aimed at prohibiting discrimination against gay people, the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council vexed observers by failing...
2014/07/25 01:11
2014/07/25 01:11
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Metro Council members voted on Thursday evening and passed a franchise agreement for High Speed Internet Services. “It’s the internet on steroids,” Councilman Kevin Kramer...
2014/07/25 00:26
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Council members approved a grant from the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for a bike, pedestrian and motorist education campaign. Louisville was awarded more than $300,000 in federal...
2014/07/25 00:11
2014/07/25 00:11
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)—Louisville Metro Council has passes a resolution unanimously in support of restoring voting rights to felons who have served their time. “I want to thank my colleagues for...
2014/07/24 23:04
2014/07/24 23:04
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The Times has learned that advocates Barry Skinner SC and Carol Sibiya wrote a 15-page letter of resignation to commission chairman Judge Willie Seriti this week. They said they were being treated...
2014/07/24 22:26
2014/07/24 22:26
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A well traveled stretch of road near the University of Louisville will soon go from two lanes to one, in both directions. Bike lanes will be painted on Fourth Street between...
2014/07/24 19:26
2014/07/24 19:26
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Children's Field Camp: Exploring the Civil War Era in Oldham CountyOldham County History Center Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ever wonder if Oldham County supported the...
2014/07/29 19:03
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