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Good news for Calgarians: water levels sustainable and inspection of pipe finds no new breaks

Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek and municipal officials had some good news to share about the city’s water crisis on Sunday. During her morning briefing, Gondek applauded residents for taking action to reduce their water consumption. According to the mayor, consumption on Saturday was lower than on any other day since a catastrophic water feeder main break on […]

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Israeli strikes kill 18, including refugee camp mayor – POLITICO

A spokesperson for Hamas said Israel’s “assassination of the mayor of Nuseirat is a war crime with the aim of creating chaos and multiplying the humanitarian crisis,” according to Al Jazeera Palestine. The strikes came just hours after Israel’s bombing of a United Nations-run school sheltering hundreds of displaced Palestinians on Thursday. More than 30 […]

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Arkansas

New federal rule requires minimum staffing for nursing homes • Arkansas Advocate

Originally published by The 19th The Biden administration finalized a rule on Monday to create a federal minimum staffing level for nursing homes, the biggest change to nursing home regulations since they were first established in the 1970s. Vice President Kamala Harris announced the new rule at an event in the battleground state of Wisconsin. […]

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City Council

City council’s approval of NAH proposal deemed ‘short-sighted’ | #citycouncil

It is difficult to understand how our members of city council could approve the NAH proposal. This seems short-sighted and narrow-minded. This billion dollar project does not come even close to meeting the city’s plan for carbon neutrality by 2030. Token mentions of some solar panels, a few charging stations for EVs and no LEED […]

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City Council

City council called on to put funds toward bike safety | #citycouncil

Gift this article Share this article paywall-free. An open letter to the mayor, vice mayor and Council: Thank you for your unanimous direction to city staff to prioritize funding for a few basic bike projects, namely: the (complete) construction of the Butler Pilot elevation, and the construction of two (dangerous) protected intersections — (Butler/Beaver and […]

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Mayor

Mayor announces $500M housing initiative during State of the City address

About a month ago, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum pledged that the city would begin taking a more active role in addressing the community’s homelessness crisis. During his State of the City address on Tuesday, Bynum laid out his plan — an ambitious drive to raise $500 million in housing investments over the next two years. […]

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Alabama

Alabama AG joins coalition to issue stern warning to Google | Alabama | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

(The Center Square) – A stern warning has been issued to one tech company regarding the internet, Alabama Republican Attorney General Steve Marshall said. The state’s top law enforcement official has notified Google, telling the tech giant to not block or remove crisis pregnancy centers in the state from online searches for abortion services. Marshall […]

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