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If plans for a 300-unit apartment complex just north of Interstate 94 in Lake Elmo are approved, it will be the biggest in the city. The city’s planning commission approved the Springs Apartment proposal Monday, and the city council is expected to consider it March 5. Continental 483 Fund LLC...

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Denver council committee unanimously approves proposal to raise their salaries by the maximum amount

A Denver City Council committee voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward a proposal that would raise their own and other elected leaders' salaries by the maximum amount allowed by law.

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Denver council committee unanimously approves proposal to raise their salaries by the maximum amount

A Denver City Council committee voted unanimously Tuesday to move forward a proposal that would raise their own and other elected leaders' salaries by the maximum amount allowed by law.

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Teen Who Fatally Shot Dad in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter Gets 35 Years in Prison

With his wife recovering from the C-section delivery five weeks earlier of their newborn, Gerard Grandzol took the couple’s 2-year-old daughter and the family dog to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Sept. 7, 2017, where they tossed a Frisbee. Returning home to his tree-lined street around 8...

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VICTORVILLE — Dr. Rita Ramirez once dreamed of being a civil engineer.“It was the wrong time, wrong gender, if you know what I’m saying,” Ramirez said, a tacit nod toward how things have changed since she was a young woman attending college.And while the retired college...

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After Winning a $15 Minimum Wage, Fast Food Workers Now Battle Unfair Firings

A bill to be introduced to the New York City Council would require employers to provide a justifiable cause to fire fast food workers.

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Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg recommended on Tuesday a $40.5 million proposal to fund 781 new shelter beds for two years, but not all of his colleagues on the City Council … Click to Continue »

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Three of West Hollywood’s five City Council members on Tuesday called for Mayor John Duran to resign amid allegations that he sexually harassed fellow members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles. In similar statements posted to their individual Facebook pages, Lindsey Horvath, Lauren...

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High School Senior Running for City Council in Houston

“I have so much love for my city, and I want to make change now and tomorrow" The post High School Senior Running for City Council in Houston appeared first on EBONY.

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Minnesota town’s plan to deal with nuisance turkeys: Send them to South Dakota

MOORHEAD — An abundance of turkeys has become a nuisance for Moorhead residents, so the City Council approved a plan Monday to relocate 75 of the birds to eastern South Dakota. The council had three basic options for controlling the birds, according to Mike Oehler, area wildlife manager for the...

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The city of Denver won't allow the Beloved tiny-home village to move into Globeville until the plan gets neighbors' support, a councilman says.

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The city of Denver won't allow the Beloved tiny-home village to move into Globeville until the plan gets neighbors' support, a councilman says.

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City Council members have sponsored five gun-restriction bills since the shooting at Tree of Life. But lawmakers from the site of the deadliest attack on Jews in the history of the United States are facing obstacles that may prove insurmountable.

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) " A Virginia city's penalty of jail time for teenage trick-or-treaters has scared up some ridicule and a possible policy change.The Chesapeake City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an amendment to a 50-year-old law that threatens teens with up to six months in jail if they go...

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The head of the City Council Black Caucus ripped a white aldermanic candidate Tuesday for a picture showing him wearing a banana costume while posing with friends in monkey masks and African-American youths. South Side Ald. Roderick Sawyer, 6th, reacted to the 2013 picture of 1st Ward candidate...

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Only one candidate for Des Plaines city council says he'll oppose video gambling in the city, while others either support lifting the city's ban or remain undecided.

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Johnson pushes back on criticism for giving Diaz Sr. chair position

Under growing pressure to sanction a Bronx lawmaker for controversial remarks about gays, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson insisted Tuesday that he’s trying to handle the crisis in a “responsible manner.” Johnson, who is openly gay, was responding to criticism from former Speaker Melissa...

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If your Instagram looks anything like mine, pretty much every other post is a trainer, entrepreneur, or influencer promoting an eating plan, workout app, or their own impressive journey. In a lot of ways, this is great. The social media fitness community can be supportive, motivational, fun, and a...

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) " A Virginia city's penalty of jail time for teenage trick-or-treaters has scared up some ridicule and a possible policy change.The Chesapeake City Council is set to vote Tuesday on an amendment to a 50-year-old law that threatens teens with up to six months in jail if they go...

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The L.A. City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday requiring companies that have contracts with the city to disclose whether they have ties to the National Rifle Assn., already prompting threats of a lawsuit. The vote was 14 to 0. Councilman Jose Huizar was absent. Prospective contractors now must...

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