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April 16, 2011

No longer will Winston-Salem commuters have to hunt for change to pay to park downtown.  

A growing number of cities and towns are voting to or considering allowing golf carts on public roads.

The standards agency has posted photos of scientific instruments developed over its 110-year history to its digital archive and is asking for help identifying and placing them in historical context.

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April 14, 2011

Veterans Affairs teams up with health IT group to reduce time needed to access medical records.

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The City of Denton in Texas approved a traffic safety ordinance to assert the rights of the road for cyclists and other vulnerable road users.
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As a contingency plan for future storms, a dozen officers are learning how to get into locked cars, prep vehicles for towing and operate the trucks.

Police agencies are using social networks to identify and capture suspects, but the officers need to be careful using the sites, panelists said at a conference April 5.

North Carolina has launched a statewide aerial photography project designed to give first responders a clear picture of the landscape of the state. The project will be funded through a $12.3 million grant and will provide images to 100 counties statewide. Those images will be captured in such a way to present an accurate street [...]

April 13, 2011

April 5, 2011

The Los Angeles City Attorney's office is trying a new legal maneuver to try to stamp out graffiti - it's charging 10 graffiti writers with violating unfair competition laws because they're selling works on the strength of reputations built on vandalism.

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Health and Human Services recognizes six software tools that are leading the way in innovation for the agency.

March 31, 2011

A project now being considered by the City of Vancouver, B.C., would overhaul a handful of shipping containers to provide housing for the homeless.
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March 30, 2011

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