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City sacrificing future by freezing needed capital projects amid COVID-19 crisis: Stringer - amNewYork

The financial crunch that hit New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze various capital projects such as school Read full article: City sacrificing future by freezing need...→

City sacrificing future by freezing needed capital projects amid COVID-19 crisis: Stringer - amNewYork

The financial crunch that hit New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze various capital projects such as school Read full article: City sacrificing future by freezing need...→

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Northbrook residents will see plenty of orange in the coming months as the construction season continues. The village is spending millions of dollars this year [...] Read full article: Street and stormwater improvements among...→

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future investigates and explains the history, economics, politics and policies that shape the way land is used in the city of New York and beyond. [...] Read full article: Mapping the Future : City Limits...→

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

The president of the Minneapolis City Council doesn’t merely want to disband the current department — she wants a “police-free future.” Read full article: ‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council pre...→

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

The Minneapolis City Council is holding an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the future of the city's police department. Read full article: Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergen...→

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

They say the reductions will exacerbate the housing crisis and worsen inequality—and not help the city close its budget gap. Read full article: Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget...→

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

And then there were three. Just New York City, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson regions remain shut down, more than two months after Gov. Andrew Cuomo initially [...] Read full article: Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Vir...→

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

In downtown St. Paul, the second leg of St. Paul’s Capital City Bikeway will run largely down 10th Street, converting part of the street into a one-way route. [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves second le...→

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says up to $1 trillion is needed to shore up state and local governments for coronavirus costsWASHINGTON (AP) — House Read full article: Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city ...→

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has left Illinois’ capital city devastated as the pandemic dealt a massive blow to the city’s economy Read full article: Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financial...→

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

It was the first time since the local economy was ground to a halt by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order that Lightfoot has acknowledged the possibility o [...] Read full article: Lightfoot vows straight talk on city bud...→

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

Recruiting firm NuWest Group is working to find 200 nurses before the end of this week. Specifically, they want ICU nurses who will travel to the hardest hit a [...] Read full article: ICU nurses needed to travel to areas har...→

City receives hundreds of ventilators from federal stockpile; de Blasio says much more needed - amNewYork

The city now has 400 ventilators from the federal stockpile Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday afternoon.  “This is a huge step forward to help us this Read full article: City receives hundreds of ventilators fr...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID relief, but says more needed

Financial officials warn that funding so far is mostly going to pay out of-pocket health costs and does not cover revenue losses. Read full article: City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID...→

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

An anonymous person returned an American flag from a World War II battleship that was stolen from Reno City Hall in Nevada during protests seeking justice for [...] Read full article: USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall...→

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a new homeless camp has sprung up on a main Cupertino thoroughfare — posing a tricky problem for city officials. Read full article: A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech c...→

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

Over the years, projects would make the capital plans list just because the mayor wanted them. But the Lightfoot administration hopes to work with aldermen to [...] Read full article: City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $...→

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Strong winds whipped up a massive wall of dust and sand that engulfed the capital of the West African nation of Niger on Monday that residents described as "te [...] Read full article: Massive dust storm engulfs capital city ...→

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

The municipal government began a series of mass graves in preparation for future fatalities from Coronavirus. Read full article: Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves fo...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

In their lawsuit, S.R. Weidema, Inc., of Maple Grove, and R.L. Larson Excavating, Inc., of St. Cloud, say that together they will lose nearly half a million do [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction C...→

Gottlieb says

Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" needed to track future coronavirus spread

Gottlieb said the nation needs a "better toolbox" and "good medicine cabinet," along with surveillance, to better address future coronavirus outbreaks. Read full article: Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" ...→

Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital Projects, Delays Budget Process - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's annual budget process will be delayed a couple months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the county's chief administrative officer said T [...] Read full article: Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital ...→

Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area home construction, future projects

The coronavirus pandemic has quickly created confusion, delays and uncertainty in housing projects around the Bay Area, despite a crushing need for new homes f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area hom...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

The Christopher Columbus statue in North End was beheaded overnight, Boston police say, and Mayor Martin Walsh said Wednesday the city would assess the statue [...] Read full article: City to reassess future of Columbus stat...→

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

2020 ElectionCrimePoliticsAbolish the policeBlack Lives MatterDefund the PoliceJacob FreyMinneapolisMinneapolis City CouncilMinneapolis Police DepartmentRiots Read full article: Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abo...→

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

In a heartbreaking video posted on social media, an elderly woman in Brooklyn, N.Y., lashes out in a message to the looters who destroyed a small business. Read full article: New York City woman slams looters for wr...→

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

The next ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived Sunday at its homeport in San Diego, Navy officials said. Read full article: Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Di...→

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

As the coronavirus hits the White House, Congress and D.C.’s poorest areas, many across the region are asking the Trump administration to proceed with caution. Read full article: Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves ...→

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast "Open-Air Cafe"

Because video conferencing can be draining, check out today's midday links: Long Island beaches, Chloë Sevigny interview, Belgian fries, a coronavirus Manhatta [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turni...→

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Faced with falling revenue and virus-related burdens, local officials are delaying sea walls and other projects to protect cities from climate change. Read full article: Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Clima...→

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for next year that reduced the Virginia county’s tax rate by a penny. Read full article: Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put cap...→

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City is now a warzone. As coronavirus hot spots flared around America, the nation’s biggest city was the hardest hit of them all, with bodies loaded o [...] Read full article: New York City coronavirus deaths mount a...→

Mayor inspects new ventilators provided to city, says much more help needed - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio inspected on Tuesday morning the 400 ventilators that the federal government provided the city, a day after they arrived at Brooklyn Read full article: Mayor inspects new ventilators provided ...→

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Northbrook residents will see plenty of orange in the coming months as the construction season continues. The village is spending millions of dollars this year [...] Read full article: Street and stormwater improvements among...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

The president of the Minneapolis City Council doesn’t merely want to disband the current department — she wants a “police-free future.” Read full article: ‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council pre...→

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

2020 ElectionCrimePoliticsAbolish the policeBlack Lives MatterDefund the PoliceJacob FreyMinneapolisMinneapolis City CouncilMinneapolis Police DepartmentRiots Read full article: Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abo...→

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

An anonymous person returned an American flag from a World War II battleship that was stolen from Reno City Hall in Nevada during protests seeking justice for [...] Read full article: USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall...→

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

They say the reductions will exacerbate the housing crisis and worsen inequality—and not help the city close its budget gap. Read full article: Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget...→

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

The next ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived Sunday at its homeport in San Diego, Navy officials said. Read full article: Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Di...→

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

Over the years, projects would make the capital plans list just because the mayor wanted them. But the Lightfoot administration hopes to work with aldermen to [...] Read full article: City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $...→

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

In downtown St. Paul, the second leg of St. Paul’s Capital City Bikeway will run largely down 10th Street, converting part of the street into a one-way route. [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves second le...→

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Faced with falling revenue and virus-related burdens, local officials are delaying sea walls and other projects to protect cities from climate change. Read full article: Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Clima...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

In their lawsuit, S.R. Weidema, Inc., of Maple Grove, and R.L. Larson Excavating, Inc., of St. Cloud, say that together they will lose nearly half a million do [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction C...→

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

It was the first time since the local economy was ground to a halt by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order that Lightfoot has acknowledged the possibility o [...] Read full article: Lightfoot vows straight talk on city bud...→

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City is now a warzone. As coronavirus hot spots flared around America, the nation’s biggest city was the hardest hit of them all, with bodies loaded o [...] Read full article: New York City coronavirus deaths mount a...→

Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital Projects, Delays Budget Process - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's annual budget process will be delayed a couple months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the county's chief administrative officer said T [...] Read full article: Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital ...→

City receives hundreds of ventilators from federal stockpile; de Blasio says much more needed - amNewYork

The city now has 400 ventilators from the federal stockpile Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday afternoon.  “This is a huge step forward to help us this Read full article: City receives hundreds of ventilators fr...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future investigates and explains the history, economics, politics and policies that shape the way land is used in the city of New York and beyond. [...] Read full article: Mapping the Future : City Limits...→

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

The Christopher Columbus statue in North End was beheaded overnight, Boston police say, and Mayor Martin Walsh said Wednesday the city would assess the statue [...] Read full article: City to reassess future of Columbus stat...→

City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID relief, but says more needed

Financial officials warn that funding so far is mostly going to pay out of-pocket health costs and does not cover revenue losses. Read full article: City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID...→

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

The Minneapolis City Council is holding an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the future of the city's police department. Read full article: Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergen...→

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

In a heartbreaking video posted on social media, an elderly woman in Brooklyn, N.Y., lashes out in a message to the looters who destroyed a small business. Read full article: New York City woman slams looters for wr...→

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a new homeless camp has sprung up on a main Cupertino thoroughfare — posing a tricky problem for city officials. Read full article: A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech c...→

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

And then there were three. Just New York City, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson regions remain shut down, more than two months after Gov. Andrew Cuomo initially [...] Read full article: Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Vir...→

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

As the coronavirus hits the White House, Congress and D.C.’s poorest areas, many across the region are asking the Trump administration to proceed with caution. Read full article: Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves ...→

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Strong winds whipped up a massive wall of dust and sand that engulfed the capital of the West African nation of Niger on Monday that residents described as "te [...] Read full article: Massive dust storm engulfs capital city ...→

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says up to $1 trillion is needed to shore up state and local governments for coronavirus costsWASHINGTON (AP) — House Read full article: Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city ...→

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast "Open-Air Cafe"

Because video conferencing can be draining, check out today's midday links: Long Island beaches, Chloë Sevigny interview, Belgian fries, a coronavirus Manhatta [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turni...→

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

The municipal government began a series of mass graves in preparation for future fatalities from Coronavirus. Read full article: Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves fo...→

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has left Illinois’ capital city devastated as the pandemic dealt a massive blow to the city’s economy Read full article: Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financial...→

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for next year that reduced the Virginia county’s tax rate by a penny. Read full article: Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put cap...→

Gottlieb says

Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" needed to track future coronavirus spread

Gottlieb said the nation needs a "better toolbox" and "good medicine cabinet," along with surveillance, to better address future coronavirus outbreaks. Read full article: Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" ...→

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

Recruiting firm NuWest Group is working to find 200 nurses before the end of this week. Specifically, they want ICU nurses who will travel to the hardest hit a [...] Read full article: ICU nurses needed to travel to areas har...→

Mayor inspects new ventilators provided to city, says much more help needed - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio inspected on Tuesday morning the 400 ventilators that the federal government provided the city, a day after they arrived at Brooklyn Read full article: Mayor inspects new ventilators provided ...→

Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area home construction, future projects

The coronavirus pandemic has quickly created confusion, delays and uncertainty in housing projects around the Bay Area, despite a crushing need for new homes f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area hom...→

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Street and stormwater improvements among Northbrook's capital projects

Northbrook residents will see plenty of orange in the coming months as the construction season continues. The village is spending millions of dollars this year [...] Read full article: Street and stormwater improvements among...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future : City Limits

Mapping the Future investigates and explains the history, economics, politics and policies that shape the way land is used in the city of New York and beyond. [...] Read full article: Mapping the Future : City Limits...→

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

City to reassess future of Columbus statue beheaded in North End

The Christopher Columbus statue in North End was beheaded overnight, Boston police say, and Mayor Martin Walsh said Wednesday the city would assess the statue [...] Read full article: City to reassess future of Columbus stat...→

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council president seeks ‘police-free future’

The president of the Minneapolis City Council doesn’t merely want to disband the current department — she wants a “police-free future.” Read full article: ‘The goal’: Minneapolis City Council pre...→

City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID relief, but says more needed

Financial officials warn that funding so far is mostly going to pay out of-pocket health costs and does not cover revenue losses. Read full article: City gets $1.13 billion in federal COVID...→

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abolish the Police; ‘Police-free Future’

2020 ElectionCrimePoliticsAbolish the policeBlack Lives MatterDefund the PoliceJacob FreyMinneapolisMinneapolis City CouncilMinneapolis Police DepartmentRiots Read full article: Minneapolis City Council Promises to Abo...→

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergency Meeting On Police Department's Future

The Minneapolis City Council is holding an emergency meeting Friday to discuss the future of the city's police department. Read full article: Minneapolis City Council To Hold Emergen...→

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall during Nevada protest returned: 'Needed protecting'

An anonymous person returned an American flag from a World War II battleship that was stolen from Reno City Hall in Nevada during protests seeking justice for [...] Read full article: USS Reno WWII flag stolen from city hall...→

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

New York City woman slams looters for wrecking small business: 'You needed money? Get a job!'

In a heartbreaking video posted on social media, an elderly woman in Brooklyn, N.Y., lashes out in a message to the looters who destroyed a small business. Read full article: New York City woman slams looters for wr...→

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget

They say the reductions will exacerbate the housing crisis and worsen inequality—and not help the city close its budget gap. Read full article: Pols Decry Cuts to City Capital Budget...→

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech capital grapples with new homeless camp

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, a new homeless camp has sprung up on a main Cupertino thoroughfare — posing a tricky problem for city officials. Read full article: A tent city in Cupertino: Wealthy tech c...→

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Diego

The next ship to be commissioned and carry the Kansas City name arrived Sunday at its homeport in San Diego, Navy officials said. Read full article: Future USS Kansas City Arrives in San Di...→

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Virus Model Projects Grim Future for Much of US

And then there were three. Just New York City, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson regions remain shut down, more than two months after Gov. Andrew Cuomo initially [...] Read full article: Only Downstate NY Left on PAUSE; New Vir...→

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $100M capital plan with promise of bigger bond issue later this year

Over the years, projects would make the capital plans list just because the mayor wanted them. But the Lightfoot administration hopes to work with aldermen to [...] Read full article: City Council committee OKs bare-bones, $...→

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves to Reopen. Washington, the City, Is Not Ready.

As the coronavirus hits the White House, Congress and D.C.’s poorest areas, many across the region are asking the Trump administration to proceed with caution. Read full article: Washington, the Nation’s Capital, Moves ...→

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

St. Paul City Council approves second leg of Capital City Bikeway on 9th, 10th streets

In downtown St. Paul, the second leg of St. Paul’s Capital City Bikeway will run largely down 10th Street, converting part of the street into a one-way route. [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council approves second le...→

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Massive dust storm engulfs capital city of Niger, residents describe 'terrifying' sight

Strong winds whipped up a massive wall of dust and sand that engulfed the capital of the West African nation of Niger on Monday that residents described as "te [...] Read full article: Massive dust storm engulfs capital city ...→

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city layoffs from virus - Breitbart

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says up to $1 trillion is needed to shore up state and local governments for coronavirus costsWASHINGTON (AP) — House Read full article: Pelosi: $1T needed to avert state, city ...→

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast

Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turning City Into Vast "Open-Air Cafe"

Because video conferencing can be draining, check out today's midday links: Long Island beaches, Chloë Sevigny interview, Belgian fries, a coronavirus Manhatta [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Lithuanian Capital Turni...→

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves for Future Coronavirus Deaths

The municipal government began a series of mass graves in preparation for future fatalities from Coronavirus. Read full article: Mexican Border City Preps Mass Graves fo...→

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Climate Projects, Raising Future Risks

Faced with falling revenue and virus-related burdens, local officials are delaying sea walls and other projects to protect cities from climate change. Read full article: Coronavirus Forces Cities to Pause Clima...→

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financially From Pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has left Illinois’ capital city devastated as the pandemic dealt a massive blow to the city’s economy Read full article: Illinois’ Capital City Suffers Financial...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction Companies Sue City Of Brooklyn Center For Stopping Projects Due To COVID-19

In their lawsuit, S.R. Weidema, Inc., of Maple Grove, and R.L. Larson Excavating, Inc., of St. Cloud, say that together they will lose nearly half a million do [...] Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: Construction C...→

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put capital projects on hold as coronavirus impacts county | WTOP

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a $3 billion budget for next year that reduced the Virginia county’s tax rate by a penny. Read full article: Loudoun supervisors lower taxes, put cap...→

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

Lightfoot vows straight talk on city budget if tax increase needed due to financial hit from coronavirus

It was the first time since the local economy was ground to a halt by Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order that Lightfoot has acknowledged the possibility o [...] Read full article: Lightfoot vows straight talk on city bud...→

Gottlieb says

Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" needed to track future coronavirus spread

Gottlieb said the nation needs a "better toolbox" and "good medicine cabinet," along with surveillance, to better address future coronavirus outbreaks. Read full article: Gottlieb says "aggressive surveillance" ...→

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future

New York City is now a warzone. As coronavirus hot spots flared around America, the nation’s biggest city was the hardest hit of them all, with bodies loaded o [...] Read full article: New York City coronavirus deaths mount a...→

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

ICU nurses needed to travel to areas hardest hit by COVID-19, like New York City

Recruiting firm NuWest Group is working to find 200 nurses before the end of this week. Specifically, they want ICU nurses who will travel to the hardest hit a [...] Read full article: ICU nurses needed to travel to areas har...→

Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital Projects, Delays Budget Process - Times of San Diego

San Diego County's annual budget process will be delayed a couple months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the county's chief administrative officer said T [...] Read full article: Pandemic Halts San Diego County Capital ...→

Mayor inspects new ventilators provided to city, says much more help needed - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio inspected on Tuesday morning the 400 ventilators that the federal government provided the city, a day after they arrived at Brooklyn Read full article: Mayor inspects new ventilators provided ...→

City receives hundreds of ventilators from federal stockpile; de Blasio says much more needed - amNewYork

The city now has 400 ventilators from the federal stockpile Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday afternoon.  “This is a huge step forward to help us this Read full article: City receives hundreds of ventilators fr...→

Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area home construction, future projects

The coronavirus pandemic has quickly created confusion, delays and uncertainty in housing projects around the Bay Area, despite a crushing need for new homes f [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Lockdowns slow Bay Area hom...→