Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

...on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the...the votes to defeat Becker."Serving as mayor of Salt Lake City has been the richest...the policy. She said one of her goals as mayor is to meet with church leaders and discuss...
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Recall targets mayor in family spending controversy

ANCHORAGE - Residents are working to recall the mayor whose staff spent public money on purchases from and for her...residents who applied for the recall petition against North Slope Mayor Charlotte Brower began collecting signatures last week. They...
World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...Earth.One by one, the mayors lined up to sign a final...but also warned the mayors: "You are the conscience...of human emissions. Mayor after mayor made an individual...said Tony Chammany, the mayor of Kochi, India.Chammany...Peres Jaimes showed the mayors photos of some of the...
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Salt Lake close to electing first openly gay mayor narrowly elect its first openly gay mayor in what would mark another milestone for...was not yet known how many involved the mayor's race, Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie...had a four-decade streak of Democratic mayors.Becker was also well-liked by the LGBT...
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A sit down with the new mayor

Greg Fisk officially assumed his position as Juneau's new Mayor when he was sworn in Oct. 20. On Friday afternoon - with almost...development.You've just completed your first week as Juneau's mayor. So far, has it been everything you thought it would be...
Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...critically injured in the Elizabeth explosion, Mayor Chris Bollwage said. The names and ages...immediately released.A spokeswoman for the mayor said one person who was initially unaccounted...m. Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the mayor said.The blast leveled the two-family...
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...wants to know much more about the federal government's vetting process before allowing them into the state. Democratic Boston Mayor also says he wants to know about how the federal government screens refugees.MICHIGAN (195)Gov. Rick Snyder had bucked...
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...conflicts in Syria and Iraq in particular, there has been a radicalization that we have never seen before," said Molenbeek Mayor Francoise Schepmans in her office Monday. And the government knows the neighborhood has long had trouble to contain it, as...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...Parisian nightlife, including at a soccer match, which draws together spectators of all social classes and backgrounds.Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the attacks had targeted the Paris of diversity, "probably because this example of living together, which...
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My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...Democrats alike must channel Abraham Lincoln and find the courage to act before it is too late. ? Fran Ulmer is a former mayor, legislator, Alaska lieutenant governor, UAA chancellor, director of ISER and staff member to Gov. Jay Hammond.


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