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Trump’s infrastructure plan puts most of burden to states, cities

The Trump administration is set to unveil a $ 1.5 trillion infrastructure plan Monday that largely puts the bill on the shoulders of local governments. But just $ 200 billion would actually come from the federal government — something President ...

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How cities blossom by attracting ambitious millennials

Millennials are becoming known for their entrepreneurial spirit, and cities where they choose to set up shop have the opportunity to prosper economically as a result. The trick for cities, though, is to create an appealing environment where those young, ...

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Promising Billions to Amazon: Is It a Good Deal for Cities?

“The stakes are getting higher and the deals are getting worse for the taxpayer,” said Amy Liu, director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution and a longtime critic of tax incentives. Photo Gina Schaefer, who owns a ...

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De Blasio won't meet Trump after DOJ threatens sanctuary cities

The meeting was off. The war over sanctuary cities was on. Mayor de Blasio bailed on a meeting with President Trump Wednesday after the Department of Justice threatened New York with a subpoena over its sanctuary city policies — trading ...

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Top 10 coffee cities in America

[unable to retrieve full-text content]These cities aren’t for your average cup o’ joe, but rather the best of the best. Take a look through to see the top 10 coffee cities in America. Life_Style Rss

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Federal big wants anti-ICE pols in sanctuary cities locked up

If the acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has his way, elected officials like Mayor de Blasio could wind up in handcuffs. ICE acting Director Thomas Homan said in an interview Wednesday that politicians running sanctuary cities might be ...

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Storm Eleanor batters cities across the UK after making landfall

Storm Eleanor batters cities across the UK after making landfall Storm Eleanor touched down in the United Kingdom on Jan. 2, 2018, bring cities countries like England, Northern Ireland, and France 100mph winds, thunder and rain and leaving residents with ...

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Extreme cold freezes cities across the nation with worst yet to come

Extreme cold freezes cities across the nation with worst yet to come With temperatures dropping almost daily and wind chill making outdoors unbearable, cities from Charlotte, North Carolina to New York City are seeing an increase in bodies of water ...

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NYU professor’s book traces decline of crime in cities since '70s

Only three years ago, America was safer than ever before, dating all the way back to 1776. That’s not just a feel-good, chest-thumping, flag-waving conclusion. Three years of research found the nation’s cities had rebounded from a violent rock bottom, ...

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Trilobites: Cities That Never Sleep Are Shaped by Sunrise and Sunset

Advertisement Long after the sun has gone down, the electric lights keep blazing. That might suggest that most humans aren’t as influenced by Earth’s light-dark cycle as we used to be. But a new study, drawing on the cellphone call ...

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