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Pasadena Star-News
Why San Gabriel Valley cities are closing major streets for one day in Juneresidents finally had another way to get around besides the automobile. But th
Why San Gabriel Valley cities are closing major streets for one day in June
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 hours ago
residents finally had another way to get around besides the automobile. But that wasn’t enough for Michael Cacciotti and Wesley Reutimann. Both avid bicycle riders, they’re planning a day when automobiles are verboten within the lanes of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jim Beall needed by Silicon Valley in State Senate District 15Jim Beall's experience is showing. As a state senator, he has risen to leaders
Jim Beall needed by Silicon Valley in State Senate District 15
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
Jim Beall's experience is showing. As a state senator, he has risen to leadership on transportation and housing, top priorities for Silicon Valley, while continuing his longtime advocacy for the mentally ill, the disabled and foster children. For... Read more
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The Express-Times
See how 1 Slate Belt town plans to bring beauty backA group of Wind Gap residents are tired of seeing their roadsides, empty lots a
See how 1 Slate Belt town plans to bring beauty back
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
A group of Wind Gap residents are tired of seeing their roadsides, empty lots and green areas littered with trash -- and they are asking their neighbors to get involved. The Beautification Committee for Wind Gap formed several weeks ago and is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
30 project stirs public to speak upPeople are still talking about the Interstate 30 project in central Arkansas.
30 project stirs public to speak up
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
People are still talking about the Interstate 30 project in central Arkansas. The state Highway and Transportation Department has received more than 50 comments since the sixth public meeting, held last week, on the $631.7 million Interstate 30... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Elyria unveils schedule for road repairsELYRIA — How far does $1 million stretch when the goal is smoother, more drive
Elyria unveils schedule for road repairs
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
ELYRIA — How far does $1 million stretch when the goal is smoother, more driver-friendly roads? In the case of Elyria and its pothole-pocked roads, the answer is 16 ways. After looking at dozens of possible options for repairing the streets in... Read more
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The Financial Express
Inside Google’s quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadEarlier this year, Google began discussions with most of the world’s top automa
Inside Google’s quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
The Financial Express / Posted 3 days ago
Earlier this year, Google began discussions with most of the world’s top automakers and assembled a team of traditional and nontraditional suppliers to speed efforts to bring self-driving cars to the market by 2020. (AP) The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's Chief Architect Envisions the City's Futurea space to get across to reach somewhere else. Today, however, it is an example
Moscow's Chief Architect Envisions the City's Future
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
a space to get across to reach somewhere else. Today, however, it is an example of modern design, a beautifully lit Scandinavian oasis lined with swings and pavilions. The square's overhaul is the pet project of Moscow's chief architect... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook spent more than $16m on Mark Zuckerberg's security in 5 yearsFacebook has spent more than $16 MILLION on Mark Zuckerberg's security in just
Facebook spent more than $16m on Mark Zuckerberg's security in 5 years
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Facebook has spent more than $16 MILLION on Mark Zuckerberg's security in just 5 years due to 'specific threats' - and $1.2 million a year on COO Sheryl Sandberg Facebook revealed security expenses for the first time on Wednesday Mark Zuckerberg... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Slow down’ is the message as City Council votes to lower speed limit in BostonThe Boston City Council voted unanimously this week to lower the speed limit on
‘Slow down’ is the message as City Council votes to lower speed limit in Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
The Boston City Council voted unanimously this week to lower the speed limit on thickly settled city streets to 20 miles an hour. The move comes after a push by Councilor Frank Baker, who is hoping to curb complaints about drivers zipping down the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 4 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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Times Newsweekly
More bike lanes are in the works to connect Ridgewood and Bushwick With more Ridgewood residents getting around on two wheels, the Department of
More bike lanes are in the works to connect Ridgewood and Bushwick
Times Newsweekly / Posted 5 days ago
With more Ridgewood residents getting around on two wheels, the Department of Transportation (DOT) is continuing its effort to create a unified bike lane network, connecting major... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregonian editorial board, gas stations almost alone in opposing Portland gas taxBy Jennifer Rollins, Kristin Eberhard and Brian Landoe The Oregonian/OregonLiv
Oregonian editorial board, gas stations almost alone in opposing Portland gas tax
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Jennifer Rollins, Kristin Eberhard and Brian Landoe The Oregonian/OregonLive editorial board's opposition to Portland's proposed gas tax is misplaced. The city can't continue to wait to address its crumbling and unsafe streets. When the city put... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Rio 2016 Olympics: What Brazil is Worrying About with 100 Days to Gothe impending arrival of sport’s greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: What Brazil is Worrying About with 100 Days to Go
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport’s greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
#RoadtoRio: 100 days to Summer Olympic Gamesthe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
#RoadtoRio: 100 days to Summer Olympic Games
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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CNN
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to goHe says Rousseff has brought "economic chaos" on Brazil, but is facing his own
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
CNN / Posted 5 days ago
He says Rousseff has brought "economic chaos" on Brazil, but is facing his own series of proceedings related to corruption and money-laundering allegations. Hundreds of thousands of protesters on both sides routinely take to Brazil's streets.... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to gothe impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-
Rio 2016 Olympics: 100 days to go
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
the impending arrival of sport's greatest showpiece. Who needs the staple pre-Olympic media diet of venue delays and security fears when you have a leader facing impeachment, a gigantic corruption scandal and a global public health... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SPECIAL REPORT - Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadAUSTIN, Texas: The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Plaza here is a strip mall with a pe
SPECIAL REPORT - Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas: The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Plaza here is a strip mall with a pet-accessories store, a Thai restaurant and a yogurt shop, an unlikely venue to display the high-tech future. But one Saturday morning in March, Google did just that. A... Read more
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The Economic Times
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless roadAUSTIN: The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Plaza here is a strip mall with a pet-acces
Inside Google's quest to shape the rules of the driverless road
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
AUSTIN: The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Plaza here is a strip mall with a pet-accessories store, a Thai restaurant and a yogurt shop, an unlikely venue to display the high-tech future. But one Saturday morning in March, Google did just that. A small... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
ODOT seeks local funding for Route 18 widening project — The Medina County GazetteMedina is committing $250,00 toward the proposed state Route 18 corridor improv
ODOT seeks local funding for Route 18 widening project — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Medina is committing $250,00 toward the proposed state Route 18 corridor improvement project. The Ohio Department of Transportation is preparing a grant application to submit to the Transportation Review and Advisory Council to seek funds for the... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Lawmakers mull reversible freeway lanestraffic patterns. COURTESY LINDSAY CORPORATION Reversible Lane Legislation A
Lawmakers mull reversible freeway lanes
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
traffic patterns. COURTESY LINDSAY CORPORATION Reversible Lane Legislation A bill in Sacramento that will require state and local roadway planners to consider reversible, capacity-increasing traffic lanes on state streets and highways got a 15-0... Read more
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East Bay Express
Medical Weed Boom; Hotel Minimum Wage Controversy; Bicycle Master PlanAt the Oakland City Council finance and public safety committee meetings this w
Medical Weed Boom; Hotel Minimum Wage Controversy; Bicycle Master Plan
East Bay Express / Posted 7 days ago
At the Oakland City Council finance and public safety committee meetings this week, city leaders will hear about various options to fertilize this budding economy. City staff is proposing to amend Oakland's existing medical cannabis laws to align... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to changefirst legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to change
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
first legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to be one of the last. Despite the huge demand for footage that only drones and their cameras can provide—for film and TV, real estate marketing and other... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Half marathon events feature reduced ratesto the summer event season in the Ohio Valley. Race Director R. "Scat" Scatter
Half marathon events feature reduced rates
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
to the summer event season in the Ohio Valley. Race Director R. "Scat" Scatterday said lowering the Half Marathon Run and Walk entry fee to $40 seemed to be a fitting way to commemorate the 40th installment of the event. "It's our attempt... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Half Marathon Events Feature Reduced RatesWHEELING - In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon
Half Marathon Events Feature Reduced Rates
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 7 days ago
WHEELING - In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic is thanking loyal participants and encouraging first-timers to get in the mix by offering discounted entry fees for several of its races. Race events are set for... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to changefirst legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to change
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
first legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to be one of the last. Despite the huge demand for footage that only drones and their cameras can provide—for film and TV, real estate marketing and other... Read more
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The Times Leader
Half Marathon events feature reduced rates- In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic
Half Marathon events feature reduced rates
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
- In honor of its 40th anniversary, the Ogden Newspapers Half Marathon Classic is thanking loyal participants and encouraging first-timers to get in the mix by offering discounted entry fees for several of its races. Race events are... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Half Marathon Events Feature Reduced Ratesto the summer event season in the Ohio Valley. Race Director R. "Scat" Scatter
Half Marathon Events Feature Reduced Rates
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 8 days ago
to the summer event season in the Ohio Valley. Race Director R. "Scat" Scatterday said lowering the Half Marathon Run and Walk entry fee to $40 seemed to be a fitting way to commemorate the 40th installment of the event. "It's our attempt... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to changefirst legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to
Games of Drones: These flying machines have been grounded in New York, but that's about to change
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
first legal commercial drone operation in New York City. It also turned out to be one of the last. Despite the huge demand for footage that only drones and their cameras can provide—for film and TV, real estate marketing and other... Read more
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Greenwich Time
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and safety on the platform during a busy time,” Aaron Donovan, MTA deputy director for external communications, said in a statement Friday. He would not answer further... Read more
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The News-Times
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and safety on the platform during a busy time,” Aaron Donovan, MTA deputy director for external communications, said in a statement Friday. He would not answer further... Read more
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Darien News-Review
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and safety on the platform during a busy time,” Aaron Donovan, MTA deputy director for external communications, said in a statement Friday. He would not answer further... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and
MTA looks into officer telling Trump supporters to leave train station
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
“The individuals were asked to desist because of concerns about operations and safety on the platform during a busy time,” Aaron Donovan, MTA deputy director for external communications, said in a statement Friday. He would not answer further... Read more
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CBC.ca
Construction to constrict downtown Ottawa roads start SundaySome of the ways to get in and out of Ottawa's core will be different starting
Construction to constrict downtown Ottawa roads start Sunday
CBC.ca / Posted 10 days ago
Some of the ways to get in and out of Ottawa's core will be different starting Sunday thanks to light rail-related construction. The Transitway is closing from Laurier Avenue to Lees station, including the Campus station at the University of Ottawa,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the decades have come to buy sun-ripened avocado and quinceanera dresses. A trim at the barber shop is punctuated by Spanish. “This has always been our Latin community,’’... Read more
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The Mercury News
Super Bowl 50 events get high marks from Bay Area residentsThe historic Super Bowl 50 that put Santa Clara on the map, tied up streets for
Super Bowl 50 events get high marks from Bay Area residents
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
The historic Super Bowl 50 that put Santa Clara on the map, tied up streets for weeks along San Francisco's waterfront, and ended with a game that was the third-most watched broadcast in television history was a big hit with Bay Area residents,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Volunteers worked hard on Butler St. connecMarietta College students Jonah Mitchell, Emily Vigue, Brianna Diety, Kali Mill
Volunteers worked hard on Butler St. connec
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
Marietta College students Jonah Mitchell, Emily Vigue, Brianna Diety, Kali Miller, and Alex Crivelli dug and loaded two trailers full of soil as they excavated area for a new community-built sidewalk between Fourth and Third Streets. The project was... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Deschutes County panel offers lawn-watering overspray reminderit’s important for property owners to re-calibrate systems to make sure that sp
Deschutes County panel offers lawn-watering overspray reminder
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
it’s important for property owners to re-calibrate systems to make sure that sprinklers aren’t set to spray onto nearby streets and sidewalks. Chilly nighttime temperatures can quickly turn irrigation overspray into icy hazards for pedestrians... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston councilor wants to lower city speed limit to 20 miles an hourTo the drivers zooming down Dorchester Avenue or other neighborhood streets: Be
Boston councilor wants to lower city speed limit to 20 miles an hour
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
To the drivers zooming down Dorchester Avenue or other neighborhood streets: Be warned. The city is trying to slow you down. City Councilor Frank Baker held a hearing Wednesday with city transportation specialists to discuss lowering the Boston... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Crunch' time for Ottawa construction as LRT work ramps upexpect an especially busy construction season, especially near the University o
'Crunch' time for Ottawa construction as LRT work ramps up
CBC.ca / Posted 12 days ago
expect an especially busy construction season, especially near the University of Ottawa, as it tries to finish up transit and road projects ahead of a big tourism year in 2017. 'Avoid Nicholas Street' This will be a critical year for building... Read more
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Crosscut
Is Seattle about to lose its progressive transpo chief?during rush hour, escape Seattle Center Seattle anytime after noon, or drive ea
Is Seattle about to lose its progressive transpo chief?
Crosscut / Posted 12 days ago
during rush hour, escape Seattle Center Seattle anytime after noon, or drive east to west ever, Seattle’s disaster is it transportation. In the midst of this transportation nightmare, the city’s bike activists, transit advocates and “urbanists”... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Tonganoxie City Council hears concerns about sesquicentennial road closureson the second Saturday of June along Fourth Street. The change has brought up
Tonganoxie City Council hears concerns about sesquicentennial road closures
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
on the second Saturday of June along Fourth Street. The change has brought up some concerns from downtown business owners and representatives, which were discussed at Monday’s Tonganoxie City Council meeting. Rachel Kelly, who works at Kelly Law... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Seeing OrangeIt's the annual rite of spring, and the state flower of Pennsylvania, the orang
Seeing Orange
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
It's the annual rite of spring, and the state flower of Pennsylvania, the orange cone, is springing up on city streets large and small. Milling jobs, repaving, curb replacement and replacement of underground water and gas mains are moving ahead in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'This city will never be what it was': Ecuadorians count cost after earthquakein a four-storey building, which stood on a prominent corner of this provincial
'This city will never be what it was': Ecuadorians count cost after earthquake
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
in a four-storey building, which stood on a prominent corner of this provincial capital for 30 years. Then the earth shook and the building buckled. The ground floor – which held a print shop, an internet cafe and the pharmacy – was swallowed by... Read more
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