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  • Aug 17, 2016
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    Opening your digital doors to citizens

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  • Jun 28, 2016
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    The cat's out of the bag... er, the library

    A cat fight has resulted between a Texas community and its city council after the council voted to evict its public library’s feline mascot of six years....More
  • Dec 16, 2015
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    New York's Strongest calendar features "faceless" sanitation workers

    Last week, New York’s Department of Sanitation released its 2016 calendar, featuring 14 of its sanitation workers, dubbed New York’s Strongest....More
  • Nov 4, 2015
    Article

    Philadelphia woman wins $10,000 for voting

    A Philadelphia crossing guard won $10,000 for casting a ballot Tuesday....More
  • Sep 9, 2015
    Article

    Every dog has its day: Border collie and former mayor runs for president

    Former Rabbit Hash, Ky., Mayor Lucy Lou a border collie with seven years of experience running the small, unincorporated town in Boone County, Ky., has announced her run for president....More
  • Dec 3, 2014
    Commentary

    Getting public engagement right: two questions and four considerations

    More neighborhoods, towns and cities consider public engagement an integral part of any new community initiative, law or regulation. But all too often these usually well-intended efforts fall flat in execution and appropriate timing to fit the need....More

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