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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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NASA’s Voyager 1 becomes first man-made object to exit solar system

NASA’s Voyager 1 becomes first man-made object to exit solar system

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA's Voyager 1 probe has become the first human-made object to leave the solar system and enter [...]
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Google adds Japan nuclear ghost towns to Street View feature

Google adds Japan nuclear ghost towns to Street View feature

TOKYO, JAPAN — Additional Japanese towns left deserted and off-limits after the earthquake and nuclear power plant crisis in March [...]
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Co-founder of Russian search giant Yandex in coma with no brain activity

Co-founder of Russian search giant Yandex in coma with no brain activity

MOSCOW, RUSSIA — Ilya Segalovich, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Russian search engine Yandex, is on life support [...]
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Chicago : World’s Largest E-Commerce Trade Show Signs Deal.

Chicago : World’s Largest E-Commerce Trade Show Signs Deal.

CHICAGO — GLM today announced its commitment to host the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE), the largest and most [...]
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Cities Worldwide Address Urban Issues Using Digital Technology

Cities Worldwide Address Urban Issues Using Digital Technology

NEW YORK — New Yorkers have often heard about Mayor Michael Bloomberg traveling domestically and overseas to meet with [...]
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YouTube launches paid subscription service

YouTube launches paid subscription service

SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA — Video-sharing website giant YouTube on Thursday launched subscription services, costing users additional fees for a number [...]
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EU fines Microsoft $731 million for failing to offer web browsers

EU fines Microsoft $731 million for failing to offer web browsers

BRUSSELS  — The European Union (EU) on Wednesday imposed a €561 million ($731 million) fine on global software company Microsoft [...]
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Google adds Bulgaria, Russian cities to popular Street View feature

Google adds Bulgaria, Russian cities to popular Street View feature

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA  — Internet search giant Google on Thursday introduced Bulgaria to its popular Street View feature on Google [...]
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Facebook hit by ‘sophisticated’ attack, says no data compromised

Facebook hit by ‘sophisticated’ attack, says no data compromised

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA — The social networking website Facebook on Friday revealed it was the target of a "sophisticated attack" [...]
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Mayor Emanuel Launches ‘Chicago Digital’ Website…

Mayor Emanuel Launches ‘Chicago Digital’ Website…

CHICAGO — Digital.CityofChicago.org is an online hub for data, tech and social media innovations from Mayor Emanuel’s Office; Public can [...]
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Apple device IDs were stolen from Florida-based digital publishing firm

Apple device IDs were stolen from Florida-based digital publishing firm

ORLANDO, FLORIDA — Identification numbers for more than one million Apple products that were posted online by hackers last week [...]
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Washington ,DC : Legislation Would Keep Tech Firm LivingSocial in the District

Washington ,DC : Legislation Would Keep Tech Firm LivingSocial in the District

WASHINGTON, D.C. –- Mayor Vincent C. Gray today applauded the D.C. Council for approving legislation that will assist in building [...]
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Is Your Computer Infected with DNSChanger Malware?

Is Your Computer Infected with DNSChanger Malware?

WASHINGTON, D.C — Approximately 64,000 Americans could lose Internet access on Monday thanks to a criminal organization that infected millions [...]
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