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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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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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De Blasio Administration Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. With Day Of Service, Calls New Yorkers To Lifelong Civic Action.

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Urbanization in Singapore.  Making small more livable

Urbanization in Singapore. Making small more livable

Singapore – Khoo Teng Chye is currently the Executive Director for the Centre for Liveable Cities, Ministry of National Development, [...]
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Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Unveil CTA’s New Red Line South

Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Unveil CTA’s New Red Line South

CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Pat Quinn and city and state officials today provided a preview of the new [...]
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Statement from Mayor Greg Ballard on Indianapolis Bid to Host Super Bowl LII:

Statement from Mayor Greg Ballard on Indianapolis Bid to Host Super Bowl LII:

INDIANAPOLIS — “It is very gratifying the NFL asked Indy to submit a bid to host Super Bowl LII. Indy’s [...]
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Cory Booker goes out for a run with campaign supporters in Montclair

Cory Booker goes out for a run with campaign supporters in Montclair

MONTCLAIR — Dressed in an all-black Under Armour shirt and shorts, Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker took [...]
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Kenya is open to tourists, assures Kandie, Kenya’s Tourism Secretary

Kenya is open to tourists, assures Kandie, Kenya’s Tourism Secretary

NAIROBI, KENYA — Cabinet Secretary for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Phyllis Kandie has assured tourists that Kenya is [...]
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Mayor Gray Explains Why He Vetoed the Flawed LRAA bill of 2013

Mayor Gray Explains Why He Vetoed the Flawed LRAA bill of 2013

WASHINGTON, DC —  Last week, I vetoed the Large Retailer Accountability Act of 2013, which the D.C. Council passed earlier [...]
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De Blasio Has Wide Lead in Democratic Primary for New York Mayor

De Blasio Has Wide Lead in Democratic Primary for New York Mayor

NEW YORK — Bill de Blasio, who ran for mayor promising to address concerns about income inequality and controversial police [...]
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Houston Airports Unveil First Look at Proposed Spaceport

Houston Airports Unveil First Look at Proposed Spaceport

HOUSTON – The Houston Airport System unveiled part of its vision for the future of Ellington Airport (EFD) today, as [...]
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Mayor Emanuel Welcomes India’s Consul General to Chicago Ausaf Sayeed

Mayor Emanuel Welcomes India’s Consul General to Chicago Ausaf Sayeed

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Indian Consul General Ausaf Sayeed Meet to Discuss Growing Global Relationship and Economic Development Between Sister [...]
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Mayor Emanuel Leads Groundbreaking on Bloomingdale Trail.

Mayor Emanuel Leads Groundbreaking on Bloomingdale Trail.

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Manila : Estrada apology too late, say Manila bus siege survivors

Manila : Estrada apology too late, say Manila bus siege survivors

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N.Y. Mayor Says Commissioner Should Decide on Cop Cameras

N.Y. Mayor Says Commissioner Should Decide on Cop Cameras

NEW YORK — The decision to require New York City police officers to wear miniature video cameras should be [...]
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