TALLAHASSEE If Tallahassee gets its way, there would be no need for any candidate for local office to campaign to influence the following: police budgets, public health crises, vacation rentals, design and construction of new buildings, regulating home-based businesses, restricting crowds of cruise-ship tourists, and local consumption of fossil fuels. […]

Denton is a midsize Texas city north of Dallas. This week, it became a microcosm of the cascading crises that has beset the state: electricity blackouts, natural-gas shortages and water problems. Denton and other parts of Texas are experiencing their third straight day of blackouts as a deep freeze created […]

As the coronavirus pandemic and related health orders closed and limited businesses, the City of Lawrence planned for multimillion-dollar revenue losses. However, that worst-case scenario did not occur, putting the city in a stronger-than-anticipated position going into 2021. Though the city did see significant drops in several revenue streams, some […]

The militant right-wing organization that vigorously supports President Trump, which has clashed in violent street battles with members of antifascist groups and others who oppose Trump, has made the Harrington its unofficial headquarters when members come to the District. Several hundred Proud Boys recently stayed at the hotel while in […]

This Oct. 1, 2020, photo shows the exterior of Bally’s casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The online sports betting company FanDuel will open an in-person sports book at Bally’s casino in Atlantic City once the casino’s sale to a Rhode Island company is finalized. FanDuel told The Associated Press on […]

The Baker City Council has chosen two men from out of state and one Oregonian as finalists to replace Fred Warner Jr. as Baker City manager. The three are Steve Ashworth of Alpine, Wyoming; Jonathan Cannon of Saluda, North Carolina; and Scott McClure of Monmouth. The seven city councilors voted […]

(Bloomberg) — For Megan Martin, the tipping point came when she passed several men slumped over the steps of a Broadway church in the middle of the day. “They weren’t sleeping, they were in the throes of addiction,” said Martin, who offers her assessment as an anesthesiologist with a master’s […]