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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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George W. Bush gives 50-50 odds his brother will run for president

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Army veteran shot dead at homecoming party in Los Angeles

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Coalition aircraft strike Islamic State leaders near Mosul

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Kenyan President Kenyatta addresses nation on Nairobi mall attack

Kenyan President Kenyatta addresses nation on Nairobi mall attack

NAIROBI, KENYA — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta addressed the nation late on Saturday after a group of suspected al-Shabaab gunmen [...]
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Central African Republic gold mine collapse kills 37

NDASSIMA, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC — At least 37 people have been killed after a gold mine collapsed in the Central [...]
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Nelson Mandela’s condition deteriorates, now critical, govt says

Nelson Mandela’s condition deteriorates, now critical, govt says

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — The condition of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, who is being treated at a South African hospital [...]
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GLOBAL RATING SERVICE (GRS) expands its network and presents the first ranking of the perception of attractiveness and risk of investment in emergent African countries.

GLOBAL RATING SERVICE (GRS) expands its network and presents the first ranking of the perception of attractiveness and risk of investment in emergent African countries.

NEW YORK —  GRS will establish offices in Dakar serving Senegal, in Abidjan serving Francophone West Africa, and in Accra [...]
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Cameroon : The seven French hostages freed

Cameroon : The seven French hostages freed

The presidency signed a communiqué this 19th April informing the national and international opinion. DABANGA – CAMEROON – Two months [...]
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Mandela ‘much better now’ after week in hospital

Mandela ‘much better now’ after week in hospital

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA  — The condition of former South African President Nelson Mandela is continuing to improve and doctors say [...]
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Mandela’s condition unchanged as he spends time family

Mandela’s condition unchanged as he spends time family

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA  — Former South African President Nelson Mandela was visited by family members on Monday as he spent [...]
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Mandela breathing ‘without difficulty’ after minor procedure

Mandela breathing ‘without difficulty’ after minor procedure

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was hospitalized on late Wednesday evening for a recurrence [...]
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Mandela ‘responding positively’ to treatment after hospitalization

Mandela ‘responding positively’ to treatment after hospitalization

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA — Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was hospitalized on late Wednesday evening for a recurrence [...]
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CAR President Flees Capital as Rebels Take Bangui

CAR President Flees Capital as Rebels Take Bangui

BANGUI ,CAR — Rebels in Central African Republic have seized control of the capital, forcing President Francois Bozize to flee [...]
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Nigeria: 7 kidnapped foreigners killed, officials say

Nigeria: 7 kidnapped foreigners killed, officials say

ABUJA, NIGERIA — Seven kidnapped foreigners who were taken hostage last month in northern Nigeria were killed, British, Italian and [...]
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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital after tests

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital after tests

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA  — Former South African President Nelson Mandela returned home Sunday after spending a day in hospital to [...]
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Bees attack young children at South African park, injuring 44

Bees attack young children at South African park, injuring 44

BENONI, SOUTH AFRICA  — More than 40 young children were injured and transported to area hospitals after a swarm of [...]
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Blaze kills 9 children at Koranic school in Senegal

Blaze kills 9 children at Koranic school in Senegal

DAKAR, SENEGAL  — A fire broke out late Sunday evening in a small room at a Koranic school near the [...]
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