Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...Sharp, a Greenpeace spokeswoman. Several dozen supporters in kayaks and canoes lined up behind them, she said.Seattle Councilman Mike O'Brien was among those detained. He and others in kayaks paddled into Seattle's picturesque Elliott Bay before...
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...because she had a personal interest in calming unrest in the city that followed Gray's death and because her husband is a city councilman who represents the areas most impacted by upheaval.Gray's death became a symbol of what protesters say is a pattern of...
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Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...side of a key border crossing with Syria after Iraqi government forces pulled out, according to Athal al-Fahdawi, a local councilman. The fall of the al-Walid crossing will help the militants to shuttle weaponry and reinforcements more easily across the...
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Bethel battles growing heroin problem

...people out there. We can really help these people," said Councilman Byron Maczynski, who said he has received a death and how they can get it, and creating support groups.Councilman Mark Springer said the problem is being fed by a criminal...
City councilman blocks federal grant proposal

FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks city councilman who routinely votes unsuccessfully...won a budget skirmish this week.Councilman Lloyd Hilling cast the lone " city ambulance.One other councilman was absent and another late. The...
Cleveland police body camera program cost could rise

...a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations.Councilman Matt Zone, chairman of the council's public safety committee...said Lindsay Miller, a researcher with the group.Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed, who represents a ward on the east side with some...
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Los Angeles council votes for $15 minimum wage

...housing costs in the nation. California minimum wage is $9."The elephant in the room is the lack of affordable housing," Councilman Mitch O'Farrell said before the vote.In April, Seattle began phasing in its new $15 minimum wage law. Most workers...
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Councilman gives up long-distance seat

KETCHIKAN - A Ketchikan city councilman has given up his quest to Way, way, out of town. Councilman Sam Bergeron in April took a job...ordinance was scheduled for Thursday. Councilman K.J. Harris said Bergeron's...
Homer councilman resigns, vows to sue city

HOMER - A city councilman apparently stung by the defeat of his resolution to eliminate a new...and, on his way out, promised to sue the city.Former Homer City Councilman Kevin Hogan submitted his resignation at the end of a council meeting...
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