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Annise Parker, Houston Mayor, Marries Kathy Hubbard In California Ceremony – Huffington Post

Huffington PostHouston Mayor Annise Parker tied the knot with longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a Jan. 16 ceremony in Palm Springs, Calif. ABC Eyewitness News 13 reports that the couple was married before an intimate group of friends and family, which included …Mayor Parker and Hubbard ‘couldn’t be happier’Houston ChronicleHouston Mayor Weds Longtime Partner in […]

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Hoboken, NJ, mayor claims Chris Christie camp held Sandy money hostage – NBCNews.com (blog)

NBCNews.com (blog)Hoboken, N.J., Mayor Dawn Zimmer says that top officials in Chris Christie’s administration have told her that her city will only receive critical Sandy relief funds if she expedites a redevelopment project in north Hoboken. By NBC News staff. Two …DNC chair blasts Chris Christie after Hoboken mayor says Sandy recovery funds …The Star-Ledger […]

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Hoboken Mayor Alleges That Chris Christie’s Lt. Governor Extorted Her Over … – Mediaite

MediaiteLast weekend, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer (D-NJ) told WNYC that the unfolding Bridgegate scandal made her wonder if Governor Chris Christie’s administration had denied her city Hurricane Sandy relief funds as payback for her refusal to endorse …Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor allegesMSNBCHoboken Mayor Accuses Chris Christie Team of Holding Hurricane Sandy […]

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North Las Vegas mayor says city deceitfully played games with finances – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunFinancially beleaguered North Las Vegas is in even greater trouble than previously acknowledged, the result of “games” being played in how the city balances it books, according to Mayor John Lee. At issue, Lee says, is how the city’s municipal water …North Las Vegas police investigate car pulled from park pondLas Vegas Review-JournalNLV: […]

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Iraq Fighters, Qaeda Allies, Claim Falluja As New State – New York Times

New York TimesBAGHDAD — Black-clad Sunni militants of Al Qaeda destroyed the Falluja Police Headquarters and mayor’s office, planted their flag atop other government buildings and decreed the western Iraqi city to be their new independent state on Friday in an …Scores Dead in Iraqi Battle With Al Qaeda-Linked FightersWall Street JournalAl Qaeda-linked insurgents, with […]

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Ford more years as Toronto Mayor announces plans to stand for re-election – euronews

euronews“Ford more years”. That’s the campaign slogan of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford who has announced his intention to run for office again. He was the first candidate to put his name to the ballot when nominations opened on Thursday for the October election.Rob Ford claims he’s best Toronto mayor ever, files for reelectionLos Angeles TimesRob […]

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New Detroit mayor to share duties with emergency manager – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDETROIT — Mayor-elect Mike Duggan will be given wide berth in administering the city, managing its day-to-day operations in what emergency manager Kevyn Orr’s office on Thursday called a collaborative approach to power sharing in a city that’s under …Deal reached on Duggan’s role as Detroit mayorSeattle Post IntelligencerDetroit’s mayor-elect outlines responsibilitiesMiamiHerald.comChristie’s values bankrupt […]

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Richard Cohen: Interracial Marriage Is Unconventional; Damon Bruce Blasted Women; Richie Incognito Uses N-Word; Why?

What is going on with the sudden expressions of racism and sexism by white folks, mostly men, in media and online of late? First we have NFL Player Richie Incognito using the n-word to address his “best friend” Jonathan Martin, who’s black. Then we have KNBR San Francisco Radio Show Host Damon Bruce going on […]

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#StopLyingCNN Campaign: What Is It About In The Turkey Protests?

#StopLyingCNN Campaign: What Is It About In The Turkey Protests? The Turkish protestor-produced campaign called #StopLyingCNN has been successful in that it made the hashtag #StopLyingCNN a Twitter Trend, but as this blogger wrote before, there’s been a problem. The problem has been that it’s so insular and in Turkish, that, to this point in […]

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Will the Mayor’s Proposed Budget Rebuild Oakland’s Police Department?

On Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 114 Montecito, Make Oakland Better Now! will sponsor a public forum, “Can Oakland Afford to Be Safe?,” featuring Chief of Police Howard Jordan, City Administrator Deanna Santana and key staff members to discuss the connection between Oakland’s budget challenges and the need to rebuild the […]

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Foursquare’s Broken: JaxonP Is Not Lakeshore Cafe Oakland Mayor, I Am

Foursquare, the popular location-based social networ, is broken. This blogger makes such an assertion because someone named JaxonP has managed to fraudulently insert themselves in mayor of Lakeshore Cafe, the popular eatery in the Tresle Glen area of Oakland. Trouble is, he has just 14 checkins in 60 days, whereas I have 36 checkins over […]

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Sean Sullivan, Oakland: $38 for 38 years – We Are Having A Party

Birthdays are great hallmarks for the journey of our lives. I, Sean Sullivan, want to invite you to join me in celebrating this journey at through a fundraising event we are having entitled “$38 for 38 years.” I’ll be celebrating with friends like Oakland Council woman Pat Kernighan and progressive icon, San Francisco mayor, Art […]

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Jericho Recommendation

Here’s a television recommendation that is definitely a nice Christmas present. While searching Netflix for a new show and series to get into my boyfriend and I found the show Jericho. Now, although the show only aired from 2006-2008 and had two seasons – this show is addicting. We are in the first season about […]

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Occupy Oakland – Mayor Quan Tells Of 18 City Collaboration

In the wake of the law enforcement clearing of Occupy Oakland from Frank Ogawa Plaza on Monday morning, and the news of similar actions in Portland, Denver, New York, and other cities, come the previously unknown news that the events were the result of an 18 city collaboration. The deliverer of that news? Oakland Mayor […]

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall Effort Gains $100,000

The latest news in the Occupy Oakland constellation of information is the effort to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. According to an email from a source, Sanjiv Handa, East Bay News Service reports that $100,000 has been pledged toward the effort to recall the Mayor. Also, the latest Occupy Oakland news is that Oakland Police […]

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Oakland Mayor Santana Names Interim Chief, Where’s Mayor Quan?

The email from the City of Oakland’s media contact had a title that was clear as a bell: “Oakland City Administrator Appoints Howard A. Jordan as Interim Chief of Police.” So, this blogger immediately thought it was a misprint. After all, the Oakland City Charter that now-California Governor, and then Mayor Jerry Brown worked hard […]