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Latest City Hall Items
Government offices, schools and universities shut down Tuesday across central and south Louisiana as a winter storm brought the threat of snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Participants at a public hearing on three gun-control resolutions facing voters in Burlington, Vt., have questioned how the changes would be enforced.
Many thousands of anti-abortion protesters from across California marched through downtown San Francisco on Saturday, calling for restrictions on a medical procedure that was legalized more than 40 years ago.
Representatives of Portland Public Schools and the Portland Association of Teachers plan to meet Thursday for the first time since contract talks stalled on Jan. 16.
The Portland Association of Teachers canceled a scheduled Thursday meeting between union officials and Portland Public Schools. An Oregon Education Association official says the two sides had agreed the meeting would be confidential, but the school district violated that agreement.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday defended his plan for constructing a new mental health facility at the Fulton State Hospital amid concerns about how it would be funded.
Newport officials are taking up an appeal of a ruling by the city's Historic District Commission that rejected plans for a welcome center at The Breakers mansion.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is announcing some changes in top leadership positions at City Hall.
Brunswick officials are acknowledging it's too hard to hear at City Hall.