Municipal governments

November 22, 2017 - 9:56 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint City Council has narrowly approved a 30-year agreement to get drinking water from a regional agency, bringing to end one battle among many in the Michigan city still recovering from a lead-tainted water crisis. The deal was approved Tuesday night by a 5-4 vote after...
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November 22, 2017 - 8:43 am
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in northern New York say a city employee has died in an accident at a municipality's wastewater treatment plant. WWNY-TV in Watertown reports that Watertown city officials say the accident occurred around 6 p.m. Monday. Authorities said Tuesday that city employee...
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November 22, 2017 - 8:28 am
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in northern New York say a city employee has died in an accident at a municipality's wastewater treatment plant. WWNY-TV in Watertown reports that Watertown city officials say the accident occurred around 6 p.m. Monday. Authorities said Tuesday that city employee...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. A federal judge Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. San Francisco and Santa Clara County had filed lawsuits. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
November 21, 2017 - 6:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities faced a big setback when a federal judge ruled it was unconstitutional. But the legal fight over so-called sanctuary cities is far from over...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is working on a book about his views on race and his support for taking down four Confederate monuments earlier this year. Viking told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Landrieu's "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History"...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. A federal judge Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. San Francisco and Santa Clara County had filed lawsuits. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
November 20, 2017 - 11:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive order...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. A federal judge Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. San Francisco and Santa Clara County had filed lawsuits. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
November 20, 2017 - 10:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive order...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick rejected the administration's argument that the executive order...
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This undated photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Rahmael Sal Holt. Authorities are seeking Holt as a suspect in the fatal shooting of a rookie police officer on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Pennsylvania State Police via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 5:06 pm
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Police in suburban Pittsburgh said they arrested the driver of an SUV who fled a traffic stop and left behind a passenger who fatally shot a rookie police officer. State police on Monday were continuing to search for 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt, who is accused of killing...
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November 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have gathered on the Greek island of Lesbos to show their opposition to a government attempt to expand the shelter capacity for migrants and refugees. The island's mayor, Spyros Galinos, led the protests on Monday as municipal services were halted in a...
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