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Jan 22, 2015, 20:00 ET

The City of Wilton Manors Helps Residents Keep Their Resolutions with New Fitness Boot Camps at Hagen Park

 Beginning in February, the City of Wilton Manors will offer a new Fitness Boot Camp program at Hagen Park (2020 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors)....

Jan 22, 2015, 11:13 ET
Frank Lloyd Wright's Iconic Hollyhock House (Joshua White / jwpictures.com)

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell Announce the Official Reopening of Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House at Barnsdall Park February 13, 2015

 Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the Department of Recreation...

Jan 21, 2015, 16:22 ET
The setting the bell tower marks progress on the $8 million all-new themed area Fireman's Landing at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri.

Construction Landmark for Silver Dollar City's New Fireman's Landing

 The construction landmark of the setting of a historic bell marks progress on the $8 million all-new themed area at Silver Dollar City in...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:14 ET

Award-winning Journalist Dan Harris To Speak At NJCU On February 10; All Welcome

Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC's "Nightline" and "Good Morning America" weekend edition, will speak at New Jersey City University on Tuesday,...

Jan 20, 2015, 23:43 ET
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President Obama 'Goes Local' with New Initiatives in State of the Union Address

Following President Obama's State of the Union address tonight, National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City,...

Jan 20, 2015, 15:55 ET

34th Annual Black Maria Festival Kicks-Off Premiere At Home Base, New Jersey City University, On Feb. 5

The national tour of the 34th annual Black Maria Film and Video Festival will kick-off its premiere weekend at its home base, New Jersey City...

Jan 20, 2015, 11:53 ET
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National League of Cities Announces 2015 Leadership Team

National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, today announced his 2015 leadership team for the...

Jan 19, 2015, 10:30 ET

Educational Supply Company Selects Kansas City for E-Commerce Fulfillment Center

ReallyGoodStuff.com, an online retailer of "fun and creative teaching tools for today's classroom," has selected the Kansas City region for an...

Jan 15, 2015, 16:36 ET
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Cities Urge President Obama to 'Go Local' in 2015 State of the Union Address

 Ahead of President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address to Congress, National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor...

Jan 15, 2015, 09:38 ET

100 Resilient Cities And Microsoft Announce Partnership To Help Cities Build Cybersecurity Strategies And Combat Online Threats

100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) today announced a new partnership with Microsoft Corporation to help...

Jan 14, 2015, 12:51 ET
Each year more than 150,000 people participate in the City of San Antonio-sponsored march honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. as part of an annual citywide commemoration. San Antonio is home to one of the largest marches in the nation honoring Dr. King.

City of San Antonio honors life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with annual citywide commemoration

The City of San Antonio will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its annual series of events that includes one of...

Jan 14, 2015, 10:05 ET

Kansas City Business Competition Offers $500,000 Grants to 10 Tech Entrepreneurs

Ten technology startups will qualify for a total of $500,000 in grants, free office space and mentorship as part of the new LaunchKC business...

Jan 14, 2015, 09:41 ET

30th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards Nominees Announced; Show To Be Co-Hosted By David And Tamela Mann And Rickey Smiley

 Central City Productions has announced that stand-up comedian turned television personality, David Mann, multiple Stellar Award winner, Tamela...

Jan 14, 2015, 08:00 ET
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REMINDER: Forest City Enterprises Investor Conference Call

 Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) has announced that its board of directors has approved a plan under which the company...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:28 ET

Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. Announces Earnings Release Date

 Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK), the holding company for Hudson City Savings Bank, will report the results of operations for the...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:01 ET
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Forest City to convert to a REIT, continue to pursue strategic plan initiatives

 Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan for the company to pursue...

Jan 13, 2015, 15:26 ET

Odessa's Pacific Tan Converts to Sun Tan City

 Pacific Tan, a chain of three local tanning salons owned by Steve and Karen Bovee, has become Sun Tan City. The couple, who founded the...

Jan 12, 2015, 12:47 ET

New Implementation Guide for Local Government Innovation Released Today

Living Cities, with support from the Citi Foundation, today released a toolkit to help local governments adopt cutting-edge approaches to...

Jan 09, 2015, 15:02 ET

Pamela Meanes To Be Keynote At NJCU's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon On Jan. 21

Pamela Meanes, the first African American to be elevated from associate to partner at St. Louis' largest law firm, Thompson Coburn LLP, and...

Jan 08, 2015, 16:15 ET

The City of Wilton Manors to Hold FREE Marriage Ceremonies for 50 Same-Sex Couples on Valentine's Day

 On Saturday, February 14, Valentine's Day, the City of Wilton Manors and Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community, in honor of the...