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ECODISTRICTS SUMMIT- BOSTON, MA   NOV 12-14, 2013

ECODISTRICTS SUMMIT- BOSTON, MA NOV 12-14, 2013

Description | Coming to Boston November 12-14, the 2013 EcoDistricts Summit is the premier conference dedicated to promoting sustainable neighborhood development. The [...]
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Municipal Broadband: Who Pays the Bill?

Municipal Broadband: Who Pays the Bill?

NEW YORK — I was a guest recently on an Internet radio talk show, “ Gigabit Nation ,” hosted [...]
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago Announce Additional Tourism Records for 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago Announce Additional Tourism Records for 2012

CHICAGO — Today, citing information from U.S. Travel, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Don Welsh, President and CEO of Choose Chicago, [...]
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MAYORS' COLUMNS & COMMENTARIES

New York City Mayor
Michael R. Bloomberg | 09.23.2013

Mayor Bloomberg : “If we raise our expectations, our kids will meet them.”

NEW YORK — “Good Morning.  This is Mayor Mike Bloomberg.”“For decades, it was taken for granted that New York City’s [...]
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FORT WORTH MAYOR
BETSY PRICE | 09.07.2013

Mayor Betsy Price : An open letter to the Texas Transportation Commission chairman

FORT WORTH — Dear Chairman Houghton, Thank you for allowing me and my fellow mayors to present our concerns about [...]
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JACKSONVILLE MAYOR
ALVIN BROWN | 08.21.2013

Remaining focused on retirement reform

JACKSONVILLE — Dear Friends: With the renewed efforts of the Jacksonville Retirement Reform Task Force, we are moving forward again [...]
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New York City Mayor
Michael R. Bloomberg | 07.21.2013

Mayor Bloomberg Provides Mid-Year Crime Update in Weekly Radio Address

NEW YORK — “Thanks to smart policing, tough gun laws, and heroic work by the men and women of the [...]
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New York City Mayor
Michael R. Bloomberg | 05.19.2013

“Last year, New York had the lowest number of fire deaths – 58 –

NEW YORK — “Good Morning. This is Mayor Mike Bloomberg.“Keeping New Yorkers safe from harm is City government’s number one [...]
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Washington, DC Mayor
Vincent C. Gray | 05.19.2013

Mayor Gray Outlines District’s Plan to Strengthen Power Grid…

WASHINGTON, DC — I’m Vincent C. Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia. I’m sure many of you all have [...]
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Fort Worth Mayor
Betsy Price | 05.19.2013

Mayor Betsy Price : “We need your input on the future of fighting crime in Fort Worth”

FORT WORTH —  Do you have an opinion about how your city addresses crime? Do you feel the city is [...]
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FORT WORTH MAYOR
BETSY PRICE | 04.13.2013

Fort Worth : Central resource center for homeless coming by 2014

FORT WORTH — In 2008, Mayor Mike Moncrief and countless community partners set a course and a vision to end [...]
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HALTON HILLS MAYOR
RICK BONNETTE | 04.04.2013

Mayor Rick Bonnette “Folks we were listened to at Queen’s Park”

HALTON HILLS — I have written before about the Provincial Sector Review Panel on the Ontario Hydro Utilities.  This was [...]
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American billionaire buys Picasso’s “Le Reve” for record $155M

American billionaire buys Picasso’s “Le Reve” for record $155M

NEW YORK CITY — American billionaire and hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has bought a Pablo Picasso artwork for approximately [...]
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Obama appoints first woman to lead Secret Service

Obama appoints first woman to lead Secret Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday appointed Julia A. Pierson as director of the Secret Service, making [...]
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UN appoints Swedish expert to probe chemical weapons use in Syria

UN appoints Swedish expert to probe chemical weapons use in Syria

NEW YORK CITY — United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday appointed Swedish scientist Ake Sellstrom to head a [...]
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Ex-New Orleans mayor charged with bribery, fraud

Ex-New Orleans mayor charged with bribery, fraud

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on 21 corruption charges including wire fraud, bribery and money laundering. [...]
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Mayors focus on “local warming,” urge Obama to act

Mayors focus on “local warming,” urge Obama to act

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Reeling from an historic drought, the hottest year on record and more frequent wild weather, mayors from [...]
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Summer TV hit “Under the Dome” to return for second season

Summer TV hit “Under the Dome” to return for second season

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — "Under the Dome," the science fiction TV series which focuses on a small U.S. town that [...]
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‘Terminator 2’ star Edward Furlong charged with assault

‘Terminator 2’ star Edward Furlong charged with assault

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA  — Actor Edward Furlong, who is best known for his roles in the movies "Terminator 2" and [...]
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Famous movie critic Roger Ebert dies of cancer at age 70

Famous movie critic Roger Ebert dies of cancer at age 70

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — World-known movie critic, Roger Ebert, on Thursday died after struggling with cancer. He was 70. Ebert, born [...]
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Muppets co-creator Jane Henson dead at 78

Muppets co-creator Jane Henson dead at 78

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT — Jane Henson, who worked with her legendary husband Jim in creating, designing and marketing the world-famous Muppets, [...]
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American billionaire buys Picasso’s “Le Reve” for record $155M

American billionaire buys Picasso’s “Le Reve” for record $155M

NEW YORK CITY — American billionaire and hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has bought a Pablo Picasso artwork for approximately [...]
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Mayor Villaraigosa announces Eloise Klein Healy as city’s first poet laureate

Mayor Villaraigosa announces Eloise Klein Healy as city’s first poet laureate

LOS ANGELES – Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa today announced Eloise Klein Healy as the City of Los Angeles’ first Poet [...]
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Third man accuses former Elmo voice actor of underage sex abuse

Third man accuses former Elmo voice actor of underage sex abuse

NEW YORK CITY — A Florida man on Tuesday accused Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who created the high-pitched voice of [...]
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BEAD to exhibit the work of Kendall Reeves in conjunction with United Way

BLOOMINGTON, IN — The City of Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District (BEAD) will showcase the photography exhibition “Live United” by [...]
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Former Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem Susan Burgess’ memory honored with dedication of Ed Carpenter’s Ascendus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Charlotte City Council, the Arts & Science Council (ASC), and Charlotte 2012 Host Committee are coming together [...]
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Birthplace of Jesus placed on Unesco’s World heritage in danger list

Birthplace of Jesus placed on Unesco’s World heritage in danger list

NEW YORK — The Church of the Nativity, which sits on a site in Bethlehem that is identified by Christian [...]
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Historic Liverpool property placed on list of world heritage in danger

Historic Liverpool property placed on list of world heritage in danger

NEW YORK — The World Heritage Committee today placed an historic UK property on its list of endangered world heritage, [...]
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Bloomington’s Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Stimulates Local Economy

Bloomington’s Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry Stimulates Local Economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $72,276,722 in annual economic activity in the city of Bloomington—supporting [...]
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New York : An Estimated 44,000 Counterfeit DVDs & CDs Worth More Than $550,000 in Trademark Value Recovered

New York : An Estimated 44,000 Counterfeit DVDs & CDs Worth More Than $550,000 in Trademark Value Recovered

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