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Spokane City Council to consider capping 3rd-party food delivery fees | #citycouncil

SPOKANE, Wash. – Changes could be coming to the way food delivery platforms can charge fees to restaurants. The Spokane City Council will consider a law at its Monday legislative meeting that would cap the amount those services can charge restaurants to 15% of the total cost of the meal. Service providers would be allowed […]

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‘I drove to City Hall in tears’: Salt & Straw considers moving its headquarters out-of-state due to crime | News | #citycouncil

PORTLAND, Oregon — The head of Portland-based ice cream maker Salt & Straw is sending a message to local leaders: make Portland safer or say good-bye to the company’s headquarters. CEO and co-founder Kim Malek said she’s considering moving Salt & Straw’s Southeast Portland kitchen and headquarters out-of-state, citing ongoing and unchecked crime and safety threats in […]

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Alaska

Peltola, 1st Alaska Native in Congress, wins full term | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola has been elected to a full term in the House, months after the Alaska Democrat won a special election to the seat following the death earlier this year of longtime Republican Rep. Don Young. Peltola defeated Republicans Sarah Palin and Nick Begich and Libertarian Chris Bye in […]

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Murkowski wins reelection in Alaska Senate race | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has won reelection, defeating Donald Trump-endorsed GOP rival Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski beat Tshibaka in the Nov. 8 ranked choice election. The results were announced Wednesday, when elections officials tabulated the ranked choice results after neither candidate won more than 50% of first-choice votes. The race […]

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Mayor Eric Adams defends latest round of budget cuts

To hear Mayor Eric Adams tell it, there is a gathering fiscal storm — and the city must prepare. “Everyone has stated we’re about to be hit with a tsunami,” Adams said Tuesday. On Monday, Adams directed city agencies to make budget cuts for the third time since taking office. Half of all vacant positions […]

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Metro councilman accuses Mayor Cooper of lying over Titan’s stadium deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Titans’ campaign for a new $2.1 billion domed stadium is facing criticism from the chair of the committee tasked with looking into the deal. East Bank Stadium Committee Chair Bob Mendes says Nashville Mayor John Cooper is not telling the full truth when he says the new stadium proposal “relieves” […]

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Dayton mayor to serve as chair of education task force

DAYTON, Ohio — Jeffrey Mims, Jr., has spent the past four decades working to improve the education system in Dayton. Now, as mayor of Dayton, Mims is taking on a new role to help address issues in academia at the national level.  The National League of Cities (NLC) selected Mims to serve as the chair […]

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Mayor says Cincinnati is on the right track ahead of address

CINCINNATI – In the early days of January, Aftab Pureval stood on the stage at Washington Square Park and promised to unlock Cincinnati’s potential. Now, 11 months into his first year as mayor, Pureval believes transformation is well underway and plans highlight that work and his vision for the next three years in his first […]

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Arkansas

Click it or Ticket: Arkansas law enforcement plan to strengthen patrol assignments during Thanksgiving weekend | KTVE

ARKANSAS. (KTVE/KARD) — Arkansas law enforcement plan to buckle down on their patrol assignments aimed at violators who are not wearing their seatbelts while traveling on local streets and state highways during the Thanksgiving holiday. State Troopers, local police, and sheriff’s deputies are participating in the “Click it or Ticket “seat belt awareness campaign. The U.S. […]

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New members elected to Honolulu City Council could affect power dynamic | News | #citycouncil

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