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honolulu

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal – khon2.com

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposalkhon2.comHonolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal. 15 mins ago. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced his plan to balance the budget for the upcoming fiscal year Friday. Oahu’s North Shore (File Photo) …Caldwell proposes higher tax rates for luxury homes, hotel/resortsHonolulu Star-Advertiser all 2 news articles …read more Source: Honolulu News […]

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Oakland

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayor – San Francisco Chronicle

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayorSan Francisco ChronicleThirteen candidates have filed to run in the 2014 race, including incumbent Jean Quan, former Brown aide and City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, and City Auditor Courtney Ruby. Even if Brown wasn’t serious about running for mayor in four years, he clearly … and […]

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honolulu

Maui mayor: Loss like this ‘affects everyone’ – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-AdvertiserArakawa said Maui Planning Director Will Spence and other members of his staff flew to Honolulu to comfort the three men from who remain in critical condition in Queen’s Medical Center with burns and broken burns. One of the victims has burns covering …Plane crash on Hawaii’s Lanai Island leaves 3 deadAnchorage Daily News […]

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Oakland

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s raceSan Francisco ChronicleOakland residents are about to see a different side of City Auditor Courtney Ruby, who announced plans to run for mayor this week. The fightin’ side. Ruby said little last year to counter accusations of racism leveled at her by Oakland’s NAACP branch … […]

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washington dc

DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgery – Centre Daily Times

DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgeryCentre Daily TimesWASHINGTON — Insurance companies in the District of Columbia have been ordered to stop denying coverage to transgender residents seeking gender-reassignment surgery. Mayor Vincent Gray says the new rules will end health-care discrimination …D.C. Government Announces Broad Protections For Transgender Health Care …BuzzFeedDC mayor stands by Fire […]

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New York

A New York Observer Article Brings a Spat in Trump’s Orbit – New York Times

New York TimesBill Gifford was managing an ice cream shop in Maplewood, N.J., last summer when a customer, Ken Kurson, the editor of The New York Observer, came in with an unorthodox request. He wanted Mr. Gifford, a 28-year-old political science major who was …Donald Trump’s Son-in-Law’s Newspaper Just Happens to Defend Trump With …New […]

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miami

County mayor backs downtown Miami convention center – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez threw his support Wednesday behind a convention center in downtown Miami, saying the county could use another major conference space in addition to the Miami Beach Convention Center. The endorsement marked the …Miami-Dade Mayor Stresses Balanced Budget At State Of The County AddressCBS Local all 2 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Oakland

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOthers in the fray include City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, political communications Professor Joe Tuman, Port Commissioner Bryan Parker and Quan’s friend and former police adviser, Dan Siegel. “I don’t know if it helps or hurts Quan, but it certainly …Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s raceInside Bay Area all 4 news articles …read more […]

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Oakland

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s race – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesRuby joins a crowded field looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan that includes Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, former school board member Dan Siegel, Port of Oakland Commissioner Bryan Parker and San Francisco State professor Joe Tuman.Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s raceSan Francisco Chronicle all 4 news articles …read more Source: Libby Schaaf […]

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Entertainment

Spain: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66 – Washington Post

Washington PostMADRID — Spanish officials say world-renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. He was 66. Jose Ignacio Landaluce, mayor of de Lucia’s native Spanish town of Algeciras said in a statement Wednesday the guitarist died in Mexico, where he …Spanish Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66BBC NewsSpanish flamenco guitarist Paco de […]

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Oakland

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates drop, violent crime remains a problem here. Property crime declined 20 percent in Memphis between 2002 and 2011, according to a … and more …read […]

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seattle

Mayor addresses disciplinary action within Seattle Police Department – KING5.com

KING5.comSeattle Mayor Ed Murray on Friday spoke out about disciplinary action within the Seattle Police Department. Murray is defending Interim Police Chief Harry Bailey, who reduced the penalty of Seattle Police Officer John Marion. Marion originally got a …Seattle mayor backs interim chief’s decisionsKitsap SunMayor cans plan to collect garbage every other week in SeattleQ13 […]

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News

Bridge scandal: Fort Lee mayor won’t cooperate with Chris Christie lawyers – NJ.com

Bridge scandal: Fort Lee mayor won’t cooperate with Chris Christie lawyersNJ.comFORT LEE — The mayor of Fort Lee said today he will not cooperate with lawyers hired by Gov. Chris Christie’s office to investigate the George Washington Bridge scandal as the legal seesawing over the controversial lane closures continues. In a letter … and more […]

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News

Florence mayor Matteo Renzi tipped to be Italy’s youngest PM – BBC News

BBC NewsFlorence mayor Matteo Renzi is expected to be offered the chance to become Italian prime minister, as talks begin on forming a new government. President Georgio Napolitano is starting consultations following the resignation of Enrico Letta. He was ousted in …Can the Italian ‘Obama’ Keep Hope Alive as Prime Minister?TIMEItalian President Accepts Prime Minister […]

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New York

New York City public schools open again 1 day after controversy – 7Online.com

7Online.comNEW YORK (WABC) — New York City public schools are open again Friday, this time with a full slate of field trips, after-school progrmas and PSAL games scheduled as planned. A hazardous travel advisory remains in effect. The decision can’t come as a …Student’s Facebook page mocks NYC schools chief, goes viralNew York PostPlaybook: NYT […]

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nashville

Nashville State Community College seeks expansion site – The Tennessean

Nashville State Community College seeks expansion siteThe Tennessean“Nashville State has been a wonderful partner in those efforts, and their Antioch campus has played a huge role in increasing college access for more Nashvillians,” the mayor said in a prepared statement. Gov. Bill Haslam has an initiative called … and more …read more Source: Nashville News […]