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City council ponders a ban on electric surfboards | News | #citycouncil

A group of Springfield city council members are looking to foil the hydrofoil. The hydrofoil in question is owned by Matt Scherer, an entrepreneur who wants to offer electric surfboard lessons on Lake Springfield. Scherer said he took out a $27,000 loan from the city of Springfield to start the business but now the city’s […]

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Brookings City Council rehires suspended City Manager | News | #citycouncil

The City of Brookings  rehired suspended City Manager Janelle Howard, with a new contract. The vote was 4-1, Councilor Isaac Hodges dissenting.    Howard pled no contest to a Theft Three violation which the Curry County District Attorney Joshua Spansail reduced from a misdemeanor. The convicted  City Manager was arrested for shoplifting from the Fred […]

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Mayor

Mayor shares vision for final term | News

Hammond Mayor Pete Panepinto’s vision for his third and final term includes a roux of completing many of the projects begun during his administration, mainly focusing on sewerage and drainage improvements, as well as a sprinkling of ambitious new ideas. Panepinto defeated challenger Tracy Washington Wells in a runoff in December after surviving a four-person […]

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Smalling again challenging Hollis for RBS mayor | News

Incumbent Red Boiling Springs Mayor Kenneth Hollis will once again face Cynthia Smalling in April’s city election, and three incumbent city council members are running unopposed. Hollis, who served as mayor from 2005 to 2011 and was elected again in 2019 and 2021, defeated Smalling, a former council member, 94-53. Incumbent council members Donna Grisham, […]

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Arkansas

Paul Drury named new president of AGC of Arkansas | News

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Arkansas has announced its slate of 2023 officers, a news release provided by the AGC of Arkansas on Wednesday read. Each year, the association’s members elect leaders from the three main arms of the construction industry, building, highway and utility, as well as representation from associate and affiliate partners. […]

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Alaska

Lawmakers announce push to ratify Equal Rights Amendment | #alaska | #politics

Lawmakers on Tuesday announced plans to achieve a goal a century in the making: Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which would guarantee equal rights for all American citizens regardless of sex.  What You Need To Know Lawmakers in Washington announced renewed efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which would guarantee equal rights for […]

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Arkansas

Texas A&M Downed by Arkansas, Suffers Second Conference Loss

Junior forward Henry Coleman III was a nightmare for Arkansas Tuesday night. Playing in all but five minutes of game time for Texas A&M, Coleman stuffed the stat sheet, scoring 18 points, including 80 percent from the free throw line, four steals and 15 rebounds. Despite his all-around night, Arkansas had the Aggies’ number, earning […]

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Mayor

Ashland City Council still short two members after mayor, councilor resign | Top Stories

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ashland City Council has yet to elect a new mayor or a new council member to replace Julie Akins and Shaun Moran after they both resigned last week. The council held a meeting Tuesday night to discuss its next steps as it looks to fill two vacant positions. The council had […]

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Arkansas

Texas A&M Aggies Men’s Hoops vs. Arkansas Razorbacks: Live Game Updates

A Texas A&M conference game is on Tuesday night for the first time this season. After collecting a couple more wins in their last two games, the Aggies (15-6, 7-1 SEC) are set to enter Bud Walton Arena and earn a victory against the Arkansas Razorbacks (14-7, 3-5 SEC). The Razorbacks, led by guard duo […]

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City Council

Houston City Council to vote on funding for housing to help youth transition out of foster care – Houston Public Media | #citycouncil

Patricia Ortiz Houston City Hall For youth transitioning out of the foster care system, finding housing in Houston can be challenging. City council will vote on funding on Wednesday that could help build a housing campus to tackle the issue. The Hay Center Campus is a $39 million affordable housing development along the Gulf Freeway […]

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