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  1. The US capital has a short buildings problemRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... not innocent of the concepts of steel-frame construction or elevators. But it exists almost as if it were. Offices downtown are constructed with modern methods and modern conveniences. But they don't truly take advantage of them. Instead of the ...

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  2. Fiduciary standards draw ire of brokerage companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Pittsburgh financial adviser Robert Fragasso traveled to Washington, D.C., last year to lobby Congress to vote against the Department of Labor's plan to impose a fiduciary standard on all investment advisers who handle individual retirement plans. "I have a problem with the Department of Labor requiring investment people to act as a fiduciary," said Mr. Fragasso, who is chairman and CEO of Fragasso Financial Advisors, Downtown, as well as a member of the Financial Services Institute's legislative committee.

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  3. MGM proposes $1 billion downtown Atlanta casino following...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    MGM Resorts International has pitched a $1 billion downtown Atlanta casino complex as the state of Georgia mulls a bill to legalize casino gaming and authorize up to six casinos in the state. Pictured here is the MGM Grand casino complex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  4. Stamford a top 'foodie' cityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News Times

    ... and surrounding Fairfield County give home chefs many nutritious and delicious ingredients to experiment with. Downtown Stamford features more than 90 restaurants, cafes and food stands, the highest concentration of dining options in the city," the ...

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  5. GOP seeks to block new NLRB rules through fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Post-gazette.com

    Republicans aren't letting a presidential veto stop them from trying to block rules that would make it easier and faster for unions to organize. Stymied by the president's March veto of their resolution against the policy change, Republicans now are using the budget process to block the rules.

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  6. Streetscapes: In our statues, Twin Cities prefer the modest to the monumentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Star Tribune

    From left, Shanell Carter, Alana Ingram-Diego and Alayna Ap, all of St. Paul, posed for their friend's camera phone on the Mary Tyler Moore statue on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. Hmm. The gold horses atop the Capitol? Sure, but not quite accessible.

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  7. Don't let Soapy Aitken slipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... as reigning champions Barbados Tridents clinched a 15-run victory in the tenth game of the Caribb Chairman of the Downtown Carnival Committee Councilor Wendell Stephen wants authorities to move swiftly if they want to ban glass bottles for next ...

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  8. 3-D Rarities Screening Will Celebrate 60 Years Of The LA 3-D Club And 100 Years Of 3-D CinemaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PR Log

    ... Film Archive, and producer of these restorations. The event will take place at 2pm on Sunday, July 19th, at the Downtown Independent theater, 251 S. Main Street, in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale now at http://3drarities.bpt.me They ...

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  9. Developer Proposes Downtown Falls Church Mixed-Use ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    Broad & Washington LLC, a venture of Arlington-based Insight Property Group and Reston-based Kiddar Metz, filed an application this week with Falls Church City for the redevelopment of their 3-acre downtown Falls Church property encompassing 100 N. Washington St., 127 E. Broad St., and 130 E. Broad St. The proposed development is located on the northeast corner of Routes 7 and 29. The property is currently home to a commercial office building, an Applebee's restaurant, and a medical office building.

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  10. The Rent is Too Damn High: General Services Administration Refuses to Pay $2M in RentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Curbed

    ... n the landlord may take the case to the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals or to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Downtown D.C. landlord claims GSA just stopped paying its rent [The Washington Business Journal]

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  11. Holy Family Orphanage in Marquette gets nod for National Register of Historic Places nominationRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | State of Michigan

    ... the National Register listing. In addition to the Holy Family Orphanage, Swayze Apartments in Flint and Blissfield Downtown Historic District in Blissfield were nominated for listing in the National Register. "National Register listing is an honor ...

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  12. Red Line rejection could show developers Baltimore is 'moving backwards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    ... $400 million, including 800 Fleet, two projects in Canton and one in Fells Point. Kirby Fowler, president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, said the Red Line would have been a boon to development on the west and east sides of the city. He's ...

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  13. Downtown Miami's Lack of Height Limits Credited with Affordability ImprovementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Planetizen

    An article in Governing argues that increased housing supply in Bricknell has helped keep down the costs of housing in adjacent neighborhoods like Overtown and Little Havana. An article by Scott Beyer examines Downtown Miami as a case study in support of Edward Glaeser's theories about relaxing building limits to spur the growth of needed housing supply.

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  14. The montha s best music: Tenement, Kacey Musgraves, Thundercat and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    ... as if they're discovering both genres on the spot. When Victoria Ruiz isn't fronting the activist punk outfit Downtown Boys, she's making gnarled cumbia tracks with fellow Downtown Boy Joey L. DeFrancesco under the name Malportado Kids. And ...

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  15. Caitlyn Jenner Makes First Public Appearance At NYC PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Huffington Post

    Jenner attended a Pride party at the PH-D Lounge at the Dream Downtown Hotel and was met by a cheering crowd, according to E! News. The reality star, who donned a white top and skirt for the event hosted by Jared Needle and Voss Productions, took photos with attendees and danced from her spot in a VIP area.

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  16. Wedding: Sara Reynolds & Matt CriderRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Greenville News

    ... and Matthew Ross Crider were married on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at half after five o'clock at Grace Church Downtown in Greenville, South Carolina. Pastor James Neal of Cincinnati, Ohio officiated the ceremony. A reception hosted by the bride's ...

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  17. Border summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | El Paso Times

    ... have signed up, O'Rourke said. The race will begin at the Southwest University Park Stadium and continue through Downtown El Paso into Juarez, where runners will pass the Plaza de Toros Antonio Balderas, the Old Customs House and the Cathedral, ...

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  18. Holy Family Orphanage in Marquette gets nod for National Register of Historic Places nominationRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | State of Michigan

    ... the National Register listing. In addition to the Holy Family Orphanage, Swayze Apartments in Flint and Blissfield Downtown Historic District in Blissfield were nominated for listing in the National Register. "National Register listing is an honor ...

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  19. From Heart to Dave to The Dead: 4 shows to see this week in Central New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... by phone at 800-745-3000 Scope & Figure, a Rochester alt-rock group, opens its 12-date summer tour at Syracuse's downtown funk shop. The band recently released a new LP, "Exemplary Sports Magic," for which they shot a music video around the Syracuse ...

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  20. Local community reacts to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriageaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | News10.net

    In Downtown Sacramento, the local LGBT community held a watch party for the big news out of Washington, D.C. that declared same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional. Local community reacts to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality In Downtown Sacramento, the local LGBT community held a watch party for the big news out of Washington, D.C. that declared same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional.

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