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Alert System for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People Enacted in Washington State | app

OLYMPIA, Wash. — An alert system for missing or murdered women and Indigenous people was officially signed into law Thursday, making it the first such system in the nation. House…

Play Together drops new downtown area and more in latest content update

Mobile game developer HAEGIN today announced that Play togetherits world famous mobile relaxed social game, released a massive content update, introducing the brand new Downtown. Along with the addition of…

St Louis launches micro-transit pilot for downtown

The City of St Louis has launched its STL Downtown Link micro-transit pilot project, designed to improve connections to the downtown corridor. The initiative, a partnership between the city and…

What Downtown Seattle Says About Downtown Seattle

Composite image of the Seattle Met At the beginning of February, a comment on the Pike Place Market by Seattle City Council Speaker Debora Juarez sparked a new round of…

Neumann Miniature Clip Mic System takes the stage with the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles at the “NFL Honors” ceremony

Neumann Miniature Clip Mic System takes the stage with the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles at the “NFL Honors” ceremony UNITED STATES – As one of the events…

Norfolk increases police patrols to deter crime in the city center

This comes the same month that five people were shot on Granby Street. Two of the victims – Sierra Jenkins and Devon Malik Harris, both 25 – died. NORFOLK, Va.…

Silencer or noisy exhaust system? NYS about to distribute tickets

As of Friday, April 1, 2022, if you have an “excessively loud” muffler or exhaust system, you can expect a high chance of being pulled over and ticketed. It doesn’t…

Whiteville seeks to revamp downtown

WHITEVILLE, Tenn. – With an influx of jobs, people and new businesses to West Tennessee, the City of Whiteville is planning to revitalize its downtown area. “We have material coming…

Lincoln Park chiropractor known for pricing system that puts ‘people before payments’ – The News Herald

Todd Galley’s passion for helping people at any cost, literally, left an everlasting impression on just about everyone who knew him. Born on November 27, 1971, he died on Friday…

Food trucks allowed in city parks and downtown – Newton Daily News

The discussion surrounding the original food truck ordinance was an exhausting effort, but the slight change Newton City Council made to the code on March 21 was brief and refreshing,…

Street trucks allowed in city parks and downtown

March 27 – The discussion surrounding the original food truck ordinance was an exhausting effort, but the slight change Newton City Council made to the code on March 21 was…

Water Commission is working to rehabilitate the entire sewer network | Viewpoints

It was a busy time for the Greeneville Water Commission. If it seems like you see one of our trucks on every street, you’d be pretty right! We are working…

Mixed signals on the state of downtown Seattle

This month’s “State of Downtown” meeting was a win in itself, with 1,000 people at the Hyatt Regency, the first in-person gathering for the event since early 2020. Guest speaker…

The Boeing 747 will be the centerpiece of the new downtown Seattle development

One of Seattle’s most ambitious construction projects to date will soon land downtown. SEATTLE — An iconic Boeing 747 jumbo jet, a symbol of Pacific Northwest innovation and industrial success,…

Police pull man to safety after climbing crane in downtown Seattle

A man scaled a crane in downtown Seattle on Friday afternoon. Seattle police got him to safety after nearly an hour of negotiations. AM 770 KTTH’s Jason Rantz detailed the…

Anchorage Assembly Invites Candidate for Newly Created Downtown District to Lead Pledge at Special Meeting

The left-leaning Anchorage Assembly has made its choice for the seat of the 12th Assembly. Daniel Volland was rarely seen at an Anchorage Assembly meeting. But on Wednesday night he…

The Third and Pike bus stop will temporarily close due to downtown Seattle safety concerns

As part of Mayor Bruce Harrell’s efforts to remodel Seattle’s Third Avenue, the northbound bus stop between Pike and Pine streets will temporarily close from April 2, according to a…

Sound the Alarm: Does Central Texas Need a Storm Warning System? Austinites hit by surprise as tornadoes swept through the I-35 corridor on Monday – News

Round Rock damage survey after Monday’s tornado touchdown (Photo by Jana Birchum) Like at least five tornadoes swept through the greater Austin area late Monday afternoon, Central Texans took to…

3rd Ave bus stop moves amid security concerns in downtown Seattle

Earlier this month, Mayor Bruce Harrell called the situation along Third Avenue “completely unacceptable.” Editor’s Note: The above video of the Seattle Police Department’s unveiling of policing and public safety…

After Years of Preparation, WSDOT Expands I-5 Northbound to Downtown Seattle

The Washington State Department of Transportation has been preparing us for more than a few years for this project: the widening of I-5 north to downtown Seattle. And this is…

Suspect of fatal shooting in downtown Seattle arrested

Officers say the suspect is linked to multiple robberies in and around Seattle, including one where a bank worker was shot dead in the SODO neighborhood. SEATTLE — Marcus D.…

Hinsdale may soon replace parking meters with zoned downtown parking lots – Chicago Tribune

The Village of Hinsdale is considering removing parking meters from the central business district and replacing them with a 3-hour parking zone, town officials said at a recent meeting. If…

Work progresses on East Pattaya drainage system

The massive drainage project under the road parallel to the railway line will divert rainwater to the sea and prevent flooding in downtown Pattaya. A massive new drainage system under…

City Council hears pitch to eliminate homelessness in downtown Seattle | Local

SEATTLE — Anti-homelessness organization We Are In has created a proposal called “Partnership for Zero” to eliminate many of downtown Seattle’s homeless people. It was recently reviewed by members of…

Spokane’s homeless system may be growing, with more beds offered to help people ‘get on better terms’

The homeless encampment along East Second Avenue near Interstate 90 has been growing year-round. As of Thursday morning, more than 300 people were living there, said Julie Garcia, who runs…

18-year-old charged with killing teenager in downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — An 18-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a 15-year-old in downtown Seattle on March 2 has been charged with murder. Felix Gauge Taylor appeared before a judge…

COMET Bus System Mobile Transfer Center in Columbia, SC

The COMET Transfer Center is expected to move from Sumter and Laurel streets in downtown Columbia to Lucius Road and River Drive. COLUMBIA, SC – The COMET bus system is…

Smith Tower penthouse tenant bets on future of downtown Seattle

An estimated 100,000 people now live in downtown Seattle, and that number is growing despite major crime challenges. SEATTLE – It’s a new year and a new lease for one…

The Future of Downtown Seattle: Reasons for Hope, Worry, and Opportunity to Change for the Better

Downtown Seattle. (File Photo GeekWire/Kurt Schlosser) By some statistical measures, downtown Seattle is back. Residents have returned in pre-pandemic numbers. The sightseeing, certainly at Pike Place Market, looks like its…

Downtown Seattle’s crime and inequity issues may improve, but a key ingredient is missing, officials say

Seattle-area officials and city planner Richard Florida agree: The prognosis for the recovery of COVID-19 in the downtown core is good, if stakeholders can improve housing, inequality and crime. Hundreds…

Shock the system with cycles in Memphis

Taylor Jenkins is a big fan of rounds — the process of transforming defense into attack. “Cycles, says that all the time,” Jackson said of Jenkins and cycles. “I’ve heard…

Amazon is relocating workers due to crime in downtown Seattle

The recent incidents in Seattle have companies thinking about employee safety. A wave of homicides, shootings, carjackings and burglaries are part of the spike in crime. The Seattle Medium reported…

new construction, plans for 3rd Ave – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE – Long-term improvements are coming to downtown Seattle. Some of those plans target the 3rd Avenue and Pine Street area – which still has a heavy police presence two…

Artists bring life and design to downtown Seattle

the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture (ARTS) in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) commissioned three Public Art Boot Camp alumni artists to create temporary artwork in…

City reviews open container laws for downtown district

Walking around downtown Fayetteville with an open container of alcohol in specially designated neighborhoods may be a possibility in the future. As a result of the recently passed House Bill…

5th Avenue Theater endures as the pride of downtown Seattle

PEARLS OF PROMOTION can contain timeless truths, like in this pair of slogans 95 and a half years apart: ● “The magic sign of a wonderful time.” ● “Joy is…

Editorial: Rising vacancies could worsen the city’s already dismal emergency call system | Editorial

By the editorial board The City of St. Louis response times for 911 calls are slowly improving, but are nowhere near where they need to be. In what we suspect…

Proposed changes to the Ralph H. Johnson VA system would add a 2nd medical center

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is recommending changes for veteran care in the Lowcountry, including the addition of a second medical center. The agency submitted a…

Three Carlisle businesses relocate to downtown | Carlisle

North Hanover Street in Carlisle is no stranger to ribbon cutting. Over the past year, the street has welcomed Carlisle Creative Vibes, Playa Bowls and Dough and Arrows, among other…

City of Spartanburg plans to add public transit to downtown

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) – “There’s just no transportation in this area.” Tanya Wilson says the lack of reliable public transport in the city of Spartanburg is holding her back.…

Amazon is relocating workers from downtown Seattle office due to rampant violent crime

Amazon announced Friday that it will be moving employees from its downtown Seattle offices this week for safety reasons, as rampant violence continues to plague the progressive northwest city. In…

Amazon is temporarily relocating employees from its downtown Seattle office, following an increase in violent crime

Amazon said workers would move to alternate offices.Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Amazon announced Friday that it will temporarily relocate employees from its downtown Seattle office. The decision comes amid a rise…

Winston-Salem police investigate fatal stabbings in downtown | Local News

The Winston-Salem Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a Winston-Salem man that occurred Sunday morning near the Forsyth County Central Library. Police responded at 10:41 a.m. to a…

Amazon is relocating 1,800 employees out of downtown Seattle due to a spike in crime

Amazon is temporarily relocating workers out of a downtown Seattle office due to ongoing violent crimes. According to a statement emailed by the tech giant to Bloomberg“Given the recent incidents…

Amazon moves employees out of downtown Seattle office due to crime

Amazon headquarters in Seattle. (Photo GeekWire) Amazon is telling employees they can work in an alternate location due to a recent crime around its downtown Seattle office at 300 Pine…

Amazon is relocating workers due to out-of-control violence in downtown Seattle

Amazon announced on Friday that it has decided to relocate office staff to downtown Seattle due to a sustained increase in violent crime, as other businesses in the area opted…

Leetonia Hopes YSU Partnership Can Build Coke Ovens, Downtown District | News, Sports, Jobs

Morning Newspaper / Danielle Garner Mayor Kevin Siembida stands on the bridge at Leetonia Beehive Coke Ovens Park with Youngstown State University Professor and Chair of the…

Citing security concerns, Amazon allows employees to move out of downtown Seattle office – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Downtown crime problems have gotten so bad that Amazon is moving employees out of its 3rd and Pine offices in the old Macy’s building. Although employees still have…

Network grief: Petition urging Peterborough Transit to return to hub system from network system

A new online petition is calling on City Council to review the Peterborough Transit route system put in place by the city during the COVID-19 pandemic because it is ‘inferior’…

The Grand Rapids exhibit details the rise and fall of the intercity electric rail system at the turn of the 20th century

Imagine a series of regional electric rail systems that enable convenient and environmentally friendly train travel between key points in Michigan. It may sound like a vision of the future,…

Virginia Retirement System estimates it had about $100 million in Russia-related investments

March 10, 2022 The Virginia Retirement System Trust Fund recently invested about $100 million in Russia-related investments, according to VRS officials who oversee the state employee pension fund. But the…

Peterborough’s cycling masterplan aims to triple the network of trails around the city – Peterborough

The city of Peterborough’s long-term plan for cycling could see its trail network more than triple over the next two decades and beyond, according to a proposed master plan for…

Downtown sees potential gains on two fronts | Local News

The focus was on town center growth – as well as the revival of a town center corridor – during the Kingsport Board and Mayor and Aldermen’s business session on…

Equity Seekers for Marijuana Licenses Face Barriers Under State System

MERIDEN — Biagio “Nick” Gulino has a local temporary special permit for a cannabis dispensary at 28 W. Main St. and continues to struggle with the state’s lengthy licensing application…

Partnerships are key to the recovery of downtown Seattle

As the omicron dwindles, workers return to their offices as crime continues to plague downtown Seattle. The stakes are high for the King County Regional Homelessness Authority’s new Zero Partnership.…

Oxford American editor to join Central Arkansas Library System grants division under former boss

Another staff member from Oxford American, an Arkansas-based literary magazine, is joining the Central Arkansas Library System. Hannah Saulters, who until recently was editor-in-chief of the Oxford American, will begin…

Officers open fire and kill gunman in downtown Seattle

Police cruisers at the scene of an accident and shooting on Saturday, March 5, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Seattle Police Department) (Photo courtesy of Seattle Police Department) Further violence erupted…

A turning point for the crime crisis in downtown Seattle?

Finally, Seattle police are making their presence known at Third Avenue and Pine Street. The area around this downtown Seattle intersection has become a meeting place and semi-permanent residence for…

Yakima City Council Considers Public Wi-Fi System | Local

The subject of municipal Wi-Fi will be added to the agenda of an upcoming study session, the Yakima municipal council decided on Tuesday. Council member Matt Brown said public Wi-Fi…

Shocking ‘Presidio boogie man’ story reveals city’s broken homeless system

James Durgin has been charged with 54 crimes. That’s in addition to 104 misdemeanor cases. Judges ordered him to undergo a dozen mental health evaluations. He was represented by more…

Main Leduc Street becomes Downtown District

Content of the article The Leduc Downtown Business Association has changed its public name from Main Street Shopping District to Downtown District, in a name change designed to help expand…

Local community welcomes new businesses to its downtown neighborhood | News

CARTERVILLE (WSIL) — You’ll want to keep a close eye on a town in Williamson County this spring as several small businesses set up shop downtown. A total of six…

Hennepin County Commissioner calls on HCMC to fire employees over racist photos

A Hennepin Healthcare board member called on the hospital system to lay off three employees, including a physician and deputy chief of emergency medical services, and to demote supervisors for…

Downtown Hartington Gets a Gourmet Restaurant | News

HARTINGTON – Fine dining with the quiet atmosphere of a restaurant has been absent from Hartington’s social scene for several years. A new business opened last May in the historic…

Establishment of a sharps bin in the city center

Content of the article A community sharps bin has been installed at the AIDS Committee of North Bay and Area. Content of the article The bin was installed through a…

True/False Film Fest Returns to Columbia’s Downtown District This Weekend | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — The True/False Film Fest returns to the downtown Columbia neighborhood this weekend, drawing moviegoers from around the world to one of the biggest film screening events in the…

Fiancee of man murdered in broad daylight in downtown Seattle seeks justice

Shooting victim’s fiancée seeks justice Reno Maiava was shot multiple times in broad daylight on Third Avenue and Pine Street SEATTLE – The fiancée of a man shot and killed…

Newly priced, must-visit 30th floor residence in downtown Seattle!

Learn more On the market | $2,700,0001521 2nd Avenue Unit #3001, Seattle, WA 981012 Bedrooms | 1.75 Bathrooms1,890 square feet | Condominium New price and a must see! The best…

Soundside Listeners’ Corner: Safety in Downtown Seattle

Sound side devoted the entire hour of its show on Tuesday to talking about public safety in Seattle, and we asked for thoughts, experiences, and solutions. And you really delivered.…

The Minn Hospital System. is shocked by black-faced photos of the deputy chief of emergency medical services and the nurse

Andy Mannix, Zoe JacksonTribune of the Stars MINNEAPOLIS — Two weeks after issuing a public letter renewing its pledge to be “intentional in addressing systemic racism,” the leadership of Hennepin…

Finn Hall Opens Downtown Houston’s Largest Outdoor Dining Terrace

As activity in downtown Houston picks up, Finn Hall Food Center is opening what its owners describe as the largest outdoor dining patio in the downtown district. The 1,265 square…

1 dead in shooting on 3rd Avenue in downtown Seattle

Teenager shot dead in downtown Seattle A person around 15 was fatally shot on Wednesday on 3rd Avenue and Pike Street in downtown Seattle SEATTLE – Seattle police are investigating…

Whole Foods Market, IA, Partner to Design New Office in Downtown Seattle

Courtesy of IA Interior Designers By Bekka Wiedenmeyer When global supermarket chain Whole Foods Market approached global architectural firm IA Interior Architects with a design proposal for their new offices…

1 in custody after carjacking suspect driver crashes in downtown Seattle

A car crashed into a Starbucks reservation on Capitol Hill after a Lyft driver and a passenger were allegedly hijacked in downtown Seattle. SEATTLE — A person is in custody…

Man arrested after carjacking and crash in downtown Seattle – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — A man is in custody after allegedly hijacking a rideshare driver in downtown Seattle on Tuesday. Seattle police were responding to reports of a stabbing near 3rd and…

Raleigh Moves Ahead with 40-Story Skyscraper in Downtown :: WRAL.com

The city council paved the way for a project called “The Nexus” at Tuesday night’s meeting. It is a major development, planned to rise to 40 stories, which has taken…

Construction continues in the downtown Piedmont’s Mill village

PIEDMONT, SC (WSPA) – The revitalization of downtown Piedmont is back on track. The developers had to pump breaks on the project when the pandemic hit. The Mill Village in…

City of Calgary Implements Enhanced Safety Measures on Transit System – Calgary

In an effort to reduce rising social unrest on the city’s transit system, the City of Calgary is implementing enhanced safety measures for the coming weeks. Starting Monday, more transit…