Municipal governments

A protester waves a sign as U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, talks during a town hall meeting with constituents in a high school assembly hall Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Greenwood Village, Colo. Coffman was peppered with questions about gun control in the wake of the mass shooting at a school in south Florida last week. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 21, 2018 - 5:30 am
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. "Let's do something for them!" one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's town hall Tuesday night. Another...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:03 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A parade of character witnesses have testified in defense of the embattled mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city at his federal corruption trial. Before jurors were sent home early Tuesday, several pastors, a teacher and a business owner were among the defense witnesses...
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February 20, 2018 - 6:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is still waiting to see who will become its first ever "night mayor." The nightlife ambassador position was announced last fall by Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio. He says the position would serve as a point of contact between city agencies and the city nightlife...
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February 19, 2018 - 11:28 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Several Duke University students have filed a complaint about the tent city where they line up for basketball tickets, saying it discriminates against people with hearing difficulties. The Duke Chronicle reports the students' complaint says the tent check policy for the area...
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An Ankara municipality worker fixes the new street sign, "Olive Branch Street" in Turkish, named after Turkey's military operation to drive out the Syrian Kurdish militia of an enclave in northwest Syria, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Municipality workers on Monday took down the street sign for Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located and replaced it with one that reads "Olive Branch Street." (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
February 19, 2018 - 9:49 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Monday renamed a street where the U.S. Embassy is located with the name of Turkey's military offensive in Syria that had led to tensions between the allies. Ankara municipal workers put up the new sign in Turkish for Olive Branch Street, replacing the...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 photo, opposition activist and former lawmaker Bader al-Dahoum speaks during a protest near Kuwait's parliament in Kuwait City, Kuwait. A pending court case in Kuwait against dozens of politicians, activists and others stemming from the country’s 2011 Arab Spring protests represents a rare crackdown on dissent in what is relatively the most politically open country among the Gulf Arab states. The posters displayed show some of those detained with the hashtag in Arabic reading, "With Heads Held High." (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
February 19, 2018 - 7:50 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — In Kuwait, activists have been gathering nightly to peacefully demonstrate against their government — something that elsewhere in the Arabian Peninsula would see protesters tear-gassed, beaten, arrested and sentenced to prison. The rallies, just across the street from Kuwait's...
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A view of one of the buldings of “Le Vele di Scampia”, (the Sails of Scampia), a public housing project which for over a decate was the center for the Camorra Mafia syndicate's drug business and which has served as a backdrop for the hit movie and TV series "Gomorrah", in Naples, southern Italy, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. Whichever party can convert voters’ palpable anger in the south into support in Italy’s March 4 election could very well determine who governs Italy, a few dozen southern races, including in the Campania region embracing Naples, are critical. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
February 19, 2018 - 5:43 am
NAPLES, Italy (AP) — In the Naples suburb of Torre del Greco, a port town at the foot of Mount Vesuvius, voters are steaming. Local seamen have jobs lost to foreigners willing to work for lower pay. The town is without a mayor, who was arrested months ago in a kickback scandal. Some 13,000 small...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:01 am
LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — Stephany Snowden said she intends to become the Dawn Staley for local government. She started as Lake City's city administrator on Feb. 1 and intends to inspire and guide the city's government, much like how Staley guided the University of South Carolina women's basketball...
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February 18, 2018 - 12:01 am
BOLIVIA, N.C. (AP) — Bobbing listlessly in a small harbor near Dutchman Creek Park in Southport, a large boat drifted aimlessly in the wind before jerking to a halt, caught by its anchor. Mere feet from the boat, only the mast of another was visible above the water. As Southport resident Autumn...
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February 17, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Hello! The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Jeffrey Collins. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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