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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - City Council
Her desk and office are immaculate, with nothing out of place. Her appearance and demeanor speak of someone accustomed to order and organization.
Providence officials are considering an ordinance that would allow city workers to remove the makeshift memorials that often pop up at the sites of fatal accidents, killings and other tragedies.
The Sioux Falls Planning Commission has approved a permit for a proposed homeless shelter that some area residents don't want.
A company is dropping its bid to build a waste-burning gasification power plant in North Las Vegas.
The city of St. Paul has agreed to pay $1 million to the families of two children who were killed and one who was injured in a landslide during a school field trip last May, according to documents released Thursday.
The city electrical utility has threated to cut off power to a home unless the owners remove a box that blocks installation of a smart meter that sends readings wirelessly to City Hall.
Pet stores in Chicago will be barred from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless the animals come from shelters.
A socialist City Council member in Seattle recently told an audience that concerns about raising minimum wage were unduly ratcheted due to an analysis by a "right-wing think tank" — only the data was written by the Obama administration's Government Accountability Office.
Officials in Decatur say a screen intended to keep invasive Asian carp out of Lake Decatur has been knocked loose by ice.
Oakland officials have scaled back plans for a surveillance center that critics worried could threaten residents' privacy.
Photo-radar vans could be a thing of the past in Mesa, if the City Council has its way.
The city of East Lansing will pay $35,000 after a man said a city police officer used excessive force while restraining him in January 2013.
New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, furthering his pledge to change the tenor of policing in the nation's largest city.
Operators of so-called puppy mills can no longer do business in Chicago.
The City Council in Sioux City has discussed setting up an insurance fund to cover the costs of water service repairs.