Filipinos begin race for presidency, 18,000 other offices

...political party unlike Roxas, whose candidacy was endorsed by partymate Aquino.Binay, a former human rights lawyer and city mayor, topped polls for years until he faced a Senate investigation for alleged large-scale corruption that dragged for...
Nation and World
World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

VATICAN CITY - Mayors from around the world declared Tuesday that climate change is real...obvious science," said Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced new greenhouse gas emissions targets for the...
Not For Web
Mexico City mayor vows full probe of journalist slaying

MEXICO CITY - Mexico City's mayor said Monday that no expense will be spared and no line of investigation ignored in the hunt for the killers of four women and a photojournalist, who had fled the state where he worked fearing for his safety.
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Subdued remembrance will mark 2 years since marathon bombing

...time the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line April 15, 2013. Church bells will then ring throughout the city.Mayor Walsh has also declared April 15 "One Boston Day," a new tradition meant to honor the city's resilience and spread...
My Turn: Diversifying Alaska's economy through a mega university

...local demand. Putting a billion dollars a year in the University Foundation should not disturb anyone. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg observed how Boston didn't suffer in a recent recession the way his city did because of all their...
Parnell says he's not threatening Ketchikan over school funding

...supported "with hesitation."She said she will continue to work to do what she can for her communities.Ketchikan City Mayor Lew Williams said there has been concern about how the Legislature or governor's office might respond to a lawsuit...
State | AK legislature
Bartlett names new leader

...four finalists, went through rounds of interviews with the board's search committee, hospital administrators and the city mayor, manager and attorney."I was very impressed by the board of directors," he said. "The whole interview process...
Fairbanks spent $7k on mayor's $37.50 fine

...7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.50 fine in May after concluding he broke a state law in the October 2013 election by...
Not For Web | State
Ex- assembly member, state rep supports Jebe for mayor

...have placed her in close proximity to state administrators and legislators. Valuable credentials, indeed, for a city mayor.As a senior citizen (83 years, but who's counting?) I am convinced she will do all she can to continue our city's...
Petersburg incorporates as Alaska's 19th borough

...John Hoag, Nancy Strand and Sue Flint, along with Mayor-elect Mark Jensen, will be sworn in. Jensen, then the city mayor, was overwhelmingly elected to serve as mayor of the borough.All city staff are becoming borough staff, Giesbrecht...


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