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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

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Former U.S. President George W. Bush believes the odds are even as to whether his brother, former [...]
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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

Mayors see crime as key to votes

Mayors see crime as key to votes

Leaders of Kirchnerite BA districts blame security for primaries loss BUENOS AIRES — Kirchnerite mayors pointed to high crime rates [...]
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Four Americans among 7 arrested in Mexico for child exploitation

Four Americans among 7 arrested in Mexico for child exploitation

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO — Local authorities detained a group of seven foreigners suspected of leading a pedophile network in Mexico, [...]
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Uruguayan senators approve bill to legalize gay marriage

Uruguayan senators approve bill to legalize gay marriage

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY — The Uruguay Senate on Tuesday approved a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage in the country, and [...]
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Chávez’s Death to Prompt New Election in Venezuela

Chávez’s Death to Prompt New Election in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon after a [...]
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Venezuelan VP says Hugo Chavez undergoing new chemotherapy treatments…

Venezuelan VP says Hugo Chavez undergoing new chemotherapy treatments…

CARACAS, VENEZUELA  — Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro said the country's leader, Hugo Chavez, has begun further chemotherapy sessions. Following a [...]
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Mexico’s teacher union chief arrested for embezzling over $150 million

Mexico’s teacher union chief arrested for embezzling over $150 million

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's teacher union chief, Elba Esther Gordillo Morales, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly embezzling around 2 [...]
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffers from ‘severe’ lung infection

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffers from ‘severe’ lung infection

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is suffering from a 'severe' respiratory infection, government officials confirmed on Friday. Venezuela's [...]
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Mexican police fire on U.S. diplomatic vehicle, injuring 2

Mexican police fire on U.S. diplomatic vehicle, injuring 2

MEXICO CITY  — Federal police opened fire at a U.S. diplomatic vehicle in central Mexico on Friday morning, injuring two [...]
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RIO+20: Development Banks to invest $175 billion…

RIO+20: Development Banks to invest $175 billion…

NEW YORK — The eight largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) announced today at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development [...]
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Wikileaks Founder seeking asylum in Ecuador

Wikileaks Founder seeking asylum in Ecuador

WASHINGTON ,D.C. –Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange has formally request asylum in Ecuador,the country's Foreign Minister said. [...]
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3 killed, several injured in northern Mexico prison riot

REYNOSA, MEXICO — Three people were killed on Wednesday afternoon when a riot broke out at a prison in northern [...]
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Volcano near Mexico City spews out ash over a mile high

PUEBLA, MEXICO  — The Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City continues to remain highly active with a large ash cloud reaching [...]
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Thousands evacuate after strong earthquake hits off Chile

VALPARAISO, CHILE  — A strong earthquake struck off the central Chilean coast on early Tuesday morning, forcing more than 13,000 [...]
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