Tag: Municipal governments

Oakland OKs terms for $12B ballpark but A’s aren’t happy

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland City Council on Tuesday approved preliminary terms for a new $12 billion waterfront ballpark project for the Oakland Athletics,...

What’s next for newspapers as COVID news cycle fades

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The Press & Journal, a weekly paper covering Middletown, a small town near Pennsylvania's capital, folded in July 2020 because its ad revenue collapsed...

Some seek more boxes to check for ‘other’ Pacific Islanders

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HONOLULU — A few months into the pandemic, data showed Pacific Islanders suffered the highest infection rates in Hawaii. ...

Japan’s Olympic security balancing act: Few are satisfied

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TOKYO — Struggling businesses forced to temporarily shut down around Olympics venues. Olympic visitors ordered to install invasive apps and allow GPS tracking. Minders...

Vermont ‘Everyone Eats’ program extended, NH NASCAR clinic

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VERMONT A Vermont-wide program that distributes free restaurant-made meals for people...

Confederate monument removed from city hall in Louisiana

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LAFAYETTE, La. — Spectators cheered Saturday as a stone statue of a Confederate general was hoisted by a crane and removed from a pedestal...

Moscow drops vaccination proof demand for restaurant clients

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MOSCOW — Authorities in the Russian capital on Friday canceled their order for restaurants to only admit customers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19,...

Rare stone discovered outlining ancient Rome’s city limits

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ROME — Archaeologists have discovered a rare stone delineating the city limits of ancient Rome that dates from the age of Emperor Claudius in...

White House convenes mayors to discuss strategies on crime

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Thursday convened the first meeting of its community violence intervention collaborative, a group of mayors and administration officials...

EXPLAINER: What will the end of the eviction ban mean in DC?

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WASHINGTON — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire July 31, after the Biden administration extended the date...