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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

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — A 22-year-old Army veteran, who recently returned to the United States after serving in Afghanistan, was [...]
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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

The Intelligent Community Movement: Adopted Around the World

The Intelligent Community Movement: Adopted Around the World

NEW YORK — My job takes me around the world. I meet mayors and other senior government officials, private sector [...]
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Mayor Rob Ford dividing opinion in Toronto

Mayor Rob Ford dividing opinion in Toronto

TORONTO -Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who admitted smoking crack cocaine and being drunk in public, is said to be considering [...]
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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in booze-fuelled rant video

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in booze-fuelled rant video

TORONTO – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologises for an alcohol-fuelled rant in which he threatens to kill an unknown person [...]
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President Obama : The Government Shutdown Is Over

President Obama : The Government Shutdown Is Over

WASHINGTON, DC — In a statement from the State Dining Room of the White House, President Obama says that because [...]
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What Obamacare Means for You

What Obamacare Means for You

WASHINGTON, DC — The Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – means better coverage for those who already [...]
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New York : William C. Thompson Concedes to Bill de Blasio in Mayoral Primary

New York : William C. Thompson Concedes to Bill de Blasio in Mayoral Primary

NEW YORK — William C. Thompson Jr. will withdraw from the mayor’s race on Monday morning at City Hall, ending [...]
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The Business of Guns

The Business of Guns

WASHINGTON, DC — Gun manufacturing and sales is big business in the United States — as it turns out, one [...]
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President Obama addressed the nation.

President Obama addressed the nation.

WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered the following address to the nation, saying he will pursue diplomatic [...]
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The Nation’s Future Depends on Its Cities, Not on Washington.

The Nation’s Future Depends on Its Cities, Not on Washington.

WASHINGTON, DC — The rise of the city-state has been a long-term trend, but it's gaining speed. Today, the 388 [...]
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Syrian Rebels Execute 7 Soldiers

Syrian Rebels Execute 7 Soldiers

NEW YORK — The Syrian rebels posed casually, standing over their prisoners with firearms pointed down at the shirtless and [...]
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President Obama Speaks on Syria

President Obama Speaks on Syria

WASHINGTON, DC — President Obama speaks on the situation in Syria from the White House Rose Garden. August 31, 2013. [...]
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Putin: US should present Syria evidence to Security Council

Putin: US should present Syria evidence to Security Council

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared ‘utter nonsense’ the idea that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons [...]
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The dream lives on

The dream lives on

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“ASK DC” Smartphone App Launch.

“ASK DC” Smartphone App Launch.

WASHINGTON, DC — Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice Paul Quander and the Mayor's Office of Victim Services (OVS) [...]
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