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Durham seeks solutions to youth violence with Mayor and community leaders

Durham’s Mayor, Leonardo Williams, joined other city leaders on Saturday to discuss conflict resolution and address the city’s recent surge in violence. WRAL interviewed Williams, who shared his strategies for tackling these violence issues. Durham has experienced a violent period in a couple of weeks, with three juveniles shot in two separate drive-by shootings in […]

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Bozeman mayor makes statement in support of Pride | City

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Sturgeon mayor resigns effective immediately | Mid-Missouri News

The City of Sturgeon announced on Facebook Saturday that Mayor Kevin Abrahamson resigned his seat effective immediately. Mayor pro-tem, Seth Truesdell, will temporarily take over the role until the vacancy is filled, according to the post.  Truesdell posted to the Sturgeon Facebook page again Saturday evening to add that he was informed he would take […]

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Columbus City Council votes to back organizations, ShotSpotter technology to end violence | #citycouncil

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — After a violent weekend in Columbus, city council members voted to pass several resolutions to help put an end to the shootings. “We know that one death in our community, one homicide is too many,” said Shannon Hardin, Columbus City Council President. Five people died, and five others were injured in […]

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Mayor Ginther calls on community to stay vigilant after a violent weekend in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Violence marred the past weekend in Columbus. Across multiple incidents, five people were killed and several others injured. On a sunny Monday morning, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther was clearly frustrated as a dark cloud hung over City Hall following the violent weekend for the city. ABC 6’s Bob Kendrick sat down […]

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One person shot, another injured after shooting near Torchlight Parade | Spokane News

SPOKANE, Wash. — Mayor Lisa Brown spoke out about the violence that occurred during the parade. “I am saddened by the violence that occurred near tonight’s parade. My thoughts are with those who were injured, their families, and all those who witnessed this incident,” said Brown. “Violence like this should never happen, especially near a place where […]

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Tibbitt apologizes for ‘spit on mayor’ remarks on radio

ATLANTIC CITY — Several city employees criticized at-large Councilman George Tibbitt during Wednesday’s City Council meeting over comments he made on a local radio show encouraging city workers to “spit on” Mayor Marty Small Sr. over allegations in a child abuse case. “The part that said public works and city workers, when they see the mayor […]

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Arkansas

What the school research shows us • Arkansas Advocate

“When we bring it up, we can feel the trauma in the room,” Walden said. “We know it’s hard: You were at school with Billy just the other day, and now he’s gone. Maybe you know the kid who killed him, and now one is locked up and the other is deceased.” Little by little, […]

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Breaking down some of Mayor Scott’s key campaign points

With the Baltimore City mayoral primary election getting closer, the candidates are set to go head-to-head in another debate. Recent polls have shown Mayor Brandon Scott leading Sheila Dixon. “I think he’s really the frontrunner and the person to beat,” said John Dedie, a political expert with the Community College of Baltimore County. Looking back […]

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Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s crime numbers don’t add up

At the American Music Awards In 2009, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z famously countered rapper 50 Cent, who had been taking public shots at him, with the now legendary words: “Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t,” referring to his rival’s music sales. Numbers similarly discredit Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s crime reduction promises and assertions. Among other things, […]

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