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San Francisco

Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar – Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)She lives car-free in a transit-oriented and bike-friendly neighborhood of Washington, DC. Email Share … I’d advise a design that connects with the Transbay Center under construction, then have the line head directly west and travel under Geary. Do a … …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News From Google

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Atlanta

Atlanta’s Snowjam Disaster: How Much Was Sprawl to Blame? – Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)While some point the finger at Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed for lack of preparedness, Atlanta transit blog MARTA Rocks! says they don’t deserve the blame. After all, Reed and Deal were both major proponents of a …Politico article: Blame Atlanta storm mess on sprawl, bad decisionsAtlanta Business […]

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New York

New York Rep. Michael Grimm threatens reporter after being asked about … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWASHINGTON — Embattled New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm threatened to “break” a NY1 reporter and throw him off a balcony after President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. The confrontation occurred on Capitol Hill when …Michael Grimm threatens NY1 reporterCapital New YorkNew York congressman threatens to throw reporter off […]

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Barack Obama politics

Obama And Biden Focus On Guns, Fiscal Cliff At Press Conference

On Wednesday morning, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden appeared before the nation to announce their intent to do something to curb the use of assault weapons as a first step toward ending the rampant gun violence that’s plagued America. President Obama said he wanted solutions on his desk by January. Obama personally asked […]

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Zennie62 News

Saudi Ambassador Assasination Plot By Iran Leaves Questions

The reported plan by Iran to assassinate a Saudi Ambassador named Adel al-Jubeir is both shocking and confusing. The Obama Administration has uncovered the alleged scheme and arrested two men: an American-Iranian, Manssor Arbabsiar, and Gholam Shakuri, an Iranian. Both were fingered in the so-called “murder-for-hire” plot that involved paying a Mexican drug cartel to […]