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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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North Korea releases two remaining American prisoners

North Korea releases two remaining American prisoners

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA — Americans Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been released by North Korea after a secret [...]
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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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Singapore’s head of its national water agency tries to keep his island’s population afloat with clean water

Singapore’s head of its national water agency tries to keep his island’s population afloat with clean water

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Obama’s remarks on nuclear deal with Iran

Obama’s remarks on nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — U.S. President Barack Obama on late Saturday evening delivered the following remarks, as prepared for [...]
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World powers reach deal with Iran on nuclear program

World powers reach deal with Iran on nuclear program

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND  — World powers have reached a major breakthrough agreement with Iran on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, officials said [...]
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What kind of U.S. senator will Cory Booker be?

What kind of U.S. senator will Cory Booker be?

NEWARK — Cory Booker, who captured national attention as Newark’s charismatic mayor, now joins the world’s most exclusive political club [...]
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Senate Foreign Relations Panel Approves Resolution on Military Action in Syria

Senate Foreign Relations Panel Approves Resolution on Military Action in Syria

WASHINGTON, DC — A divided Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday approved an authorization of force against the Syrian regime, [...]
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Readout of the President’s Meeting with Mayors

Readout of the President’s Meeting with Mayors

WASHINGTON, DC —  President Obama and Attorney General Holder met this afternoon with a group of mayors from around the [...]
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Former Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina Wins U.S. House Seat

Former Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina Wins U.S. House Seat

NEW YORK — Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor once so tarnished by a spectacular lie about a love [...]
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Senate Passage of Marketplace Fairness Act is Only First Step

Senate Passage of Marketplace Fairness Act is Only First Step

WASHINGTON, DC — National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony responds to the Senate passage of the Marketplace [...]
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Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate: NLC Thanks Those Who Voted To Support Main Street Retailers

Marketplace Fairness Act Passes Senate: NLC Thanks Those Who Voted To Support Main Street Retailers

WASHINGTON — The National League of Cities (NLC) thanks the Senate for overwhelmingly passing the Marketplace Fairness Act today with [...]
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Barack Obama : “America Stands with the City of Boston”

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Former Pa. Senator Rick Santorum hospitalized due to illness

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National League of Cities Helps Recognize National Service Across America

National League of Cities Helps Recognize National Service Across America

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