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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

MOSUL, IRAQ — Coalition aircraft have destroyed a 10-vehicle Islamic State convoy near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, but [...]
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 THE QUESTION

ICC says Israel’s 2010 Gaza flotilla raid lacks ‘sufficient gravity’ to prosecute

ICC says Israel’s 2010 Gaza flotilla raid lacks ‘sufficient gravity’ to prosecute

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS  — The International Criminal Court (ICC) has concluded that there is a “reasonable basis” to believe that [...]
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Belgian royal family uses passports with false names

Belgian royal family uses passports with false names

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM  — Belgium's King Philippe and other members of the royal family have been issued passports with false names [...]
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Former Dutch Queen Beatrix undergoes surgery after fall

Former Dutch Queen Beatrix undergoes surgery after fall

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS — Dutch Princess Beatrix, who abdicated the throne earlier this year after more than three decades as [...]
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Russian lawmaker proposes taking kids from gay parents

Russian lawmaker proposes taking kids from gay parents

MOSCOW, RUSSIA — A Russian legislator proposed a bill Thursday that would allow courts to strip parents of their parental [...]
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British parliament votes against military action in Syria

British parliament votes against military action in Syria

LONDON, ENGLAND — British lawmakers on Thursday rejected a proposal that would have paved the way for military action in [...]
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Belgium’s King Albert II abdicates in favor of son Philippe

Belgium’s King Albert II abdicates in favor of son Philippe

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM  — Belgium's King Albert II abdicated the throne Sunday after nearly two decades as head of state, saying [...]
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Latvia one step closer to adopting euro in 2014

Latvia one step closer to adopting euro in 2014

BRUSSELS — The European Union (EU) on Wednesday announced that Latvia has taken another step forward to adopting the euro [...]
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Spanish unemployment rate reaches record 27.2 percent

Spanish unemployment rate reaches record 27.2 percent

MADRID, SPAIN  — The jobless rate in one of the euro zone's biggest economies reached a record high of 27 [...]
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UK economy narrowly avoids triple-dip recession

UK economy narrowly avoids triple-dip recession

LONDON, ENGLAND  — The British economy grew faster than expected in the first three months of the year, narrowly avoiding [...]
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Eiffel Tower briefly evacuated after bomb threat

Eiffel Tower briefly evacuated after bomb threat

PARIS, FRANCE  — The Eiffel Tower was briefly evacuated Saturday after someone called in a bomb threat, saying a bomb [...]
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European Union needs $20.7 billion to avoid insolvency this year

European Union needs $20.7 billion to avoid insolvency this year

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM  — The European Union's executive arm on Wednesday said it needs 11.2 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in additional [...]
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Netherland’s Eindhoven mayor talks about politics, the economy, the EU and food

Netherland’s Eindhoven mayor talks about politics, the economy, the EU and food

EINDHOVEN , NETHERLANDS — Rob van Gijzel is the current Mayor of Eindhoven, the fifth largest city in the Netherlands. [...]
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Italian court overturns Amanda Knox acquittal, orders retrial

Italian court overturns Amanda Knox acquittal, orders retrial

PERUGIA, ITALY — Italy's top criminal court on Tuesday ordered a retrial of American student Amanda Knox and former boyfriend [...]
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‘Out-of-control’ dogs kill teen girl in northwest England

‘Out-of-control’ dogs kill teen girl in northwest England

ATHERTON, ENGLAND  — A fourteen-year-old girl was killed Tuesday afternoon when she was attacked by a pack of 'out-of-control' dogs [...]
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