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- More Wisconsin grocers seek to offer curbside alcohol pickup
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - More Wisconsin grocers are asking municipalities for liquor license extensions so they can take alcohol purchased online out to customers' vehicles. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Honda is working on a solution for old, end-of-life EV batteries - Roadshow
The company is working with American Electric Power to supplement municipal power grids with the battery packs from older electric vehicles.
CNET. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Uber Drivers Are Not Employees, National Relations Board Rules. Drivers Saw It Coming
While the ruling may be disappointing for drivers, driver groups say they are not daunted. They will continue to pursue policies to regulate working conditions at the state and municipal levels.
NPR. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology
It is the first ban by a major city on the use of facial recognition technology by the police and all other municipal agencies.
New York Times. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition technology tools
Concerned that some new surveillance technologies may be too intrusive, San Francisco became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition tools by its police and other municipal departments. ...
Los Angeles Times. Tuesday, 14 May 2019.
- On Mother's Day In Puerto Rico, Hope To Visit A Mother's Grave Turns To Anguish
The municipal cemetery in Lares, Puerto Rico, has been closed since Hurricane Maria hit. Residents flocked to visit when a portion of the cemetery was opened for Mother's Day, but many were unable to reach their loved ones' graves.
NPR. Monday, 13 May 2019.
- Bethpage Black Mania Brews Ahead of PGA Championship
Footjoy pays homage to the diehard golfers who camp out in the parking lot of Bethpage Black in order to score a tee time at the marvel of municipal park golf.
Forbes. Tuesday, 7 May 2019.
- Code officer's family calls killer 'monster' at sentencing
The children of a municipal enforcement officer shot and set afire by a man with a history of code violations recounted through tears what their mother would have wanted them to say as he was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
ABC News. Monday, 6 May 2019.
- Elimination Of State And Local Tax Deductions Make Shorter Munis Attractive
Evaporation of the State and Local Tax deduction along with the flat municipal bond yield curve will force investors into shorter term bonds.
Forbes. Monday, 6 May 2019.
- "60 Minutes" reports: How cybercriminals hold data hostage
Targets have included hospitals and municipalities, but the FBI says anyone on the internet should expect to be attacked by cybercriminals. Scott Pelley reports for "60 Minutes."
CBS News. Monday, 6 May 2019.
- Voters in some Texas cities choosing mayors on Saturday
DALLAS (AP) - Voters in some of the largest cities in Texas will be selecting leaders. Municipal elections on Saturday include mayoral contests in Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 4 May 2019.
- Quebec's Sainte-Marthe is built on a lake bed. How did that happen?
This week's flooding has raised questions about how municipalities have been allowed to develop so close to the water or, in the case of Quebec's Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, on the lake bed itself.
CBC News. Thursday, 2 May 2019.
- Tech Helping Make Big Impact on Local Government
Local governments often try to solve problems using old technology. A U.S. Senate bill aims to fund small tech teams to help state and municipal governments update and rebuild government systems. ...
Voice of America. Sunday, 28 Apr 2019.
- Saskatchewan grass fire that got 'really large really fast' prompts state of emergency
The rural municipality and the town of Biggar, Sask., issues a state of emergency after a large grass fire filled the area with smoke.
CBC News. Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019.
- Jerusalem says it will "fix" bigoted fliers found in schools
The Jerusalem municipality says it will "fix" a wave of fliers that have appeared in kindergartens city-wide forbidding entrance to "minorities," using a Hebrew term considered code for Arabs.
Fox News. Monday, 22 Apr 2019.
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