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Arizona City Adopts Civil Union Ordinance

So what does it mean to be civilly joined in the eyes of Bisbee, Arizona? The artsy Arizona city just passed a same-sex civil union ordinance that allows same-sex couples to enjoy a City Hall ceremony that gets them a formal certificate of union, and yields such benefits as hospital visitation, family passes at the […]

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With Traditional Opponents United Behind Milwaukee Lakefront Plan, New Opposition Emerges

Milwaukee’s vision for a renewed downtown lakefront cleared a major hurdle last month, when Mayor Tom Barrett and Governor Scott Walker – two staunch political opponents – announced a joint $34 million plan to move the existing highway ramps near East Clybourn Street and Lincoln Memorial Drive. Removal of the ramps, which currently occupy three […]

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For Detroit, a Crisis of Bad Decisions and Crossed Fingers

Mar. 11, 2013 Is it that simple? Is Detroit’s decay really just a matter of bad management and industrial decline? Today’s New York Times explains Detroit’s recent fiscal crisis as a result of decades of corrupt, incompetent leadership and disappearing industrial jobs that produced huge debts the city simply cannot pay. According to the Times, […]

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