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Watch Live: Denver Mayor Michael Hancock speaks about COVID-19 restrictions going into effect today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is speaking Friday about COVID-19 restrictions that are going into effect in Denver city and county. Fifteen counties in the state moved to “Level Red” on Friday due to a surge of COVID-19 cases. Level......

New York City will close schools for in-person learning to curb Covid outbreak, Mayor de Blasio says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York City’s schools will move to remote learning only as the city tries to tamp down a growing number of coronavirus cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. The shuttering of the nation’s largest school system had been anticipated......

5 ways the next mayor can make NYC great again that have nothing to do with COVID

Steve Cuozzo COVID, mass unemployment, fiscal disaster — the next mayor of New York City will have a lot on his or her plate to cope with. But Hizz-or-Herhonor can make the Big Apple a much better place almost overnight. Face it: Our streets and sidewalks looked like hell even......

Two firsts: San Diego elects openly gay mayor of color

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus San Diego just experienced two firsts with its recent election: a new mayor who is openly gay and of color, the Los Angeles Times reports. Todd Gloria’s election represents a shift towards a more liberal demographic for......

‘No rhyme or reason’ why Mississippi governor reversed statewide mask mandate, says Jackson mayor

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In a Friday evening interview on “The News with Shepard Smith,” Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Lumumba said, “there doesn’t appear to be a rhyme or reason to some of the decisions to reverse the statewide mask mandates” as coronavirus hospitalization......

Chicago mayor says ‘Covid fatigue’ is real but urges compliance with stay-at-home advisory

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot told CNBC on Friday that she understands people are growing weary of coronavirus restrictions, but she urged the city’s residents to comply with her stay-at-home advisory in order to prevent additional deaths from Covid-19. A day......

Two dead after knife attack in Nice, France; mayor says ‘everything suggests’ it was a terror attack

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here French policemen stand guard a street after a knife attack in Nice on October 29, 2020. VALERY HACHE | AFP via Getty Images A man armed with a knife on Thursday killed two people and wounded several others at a......

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to kidnap Wichita mayor over mask mandate

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A man was arrested for allegedly making a threat against Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple, police said on Friday. Whipple told CBS Wichita affiliate KWCH that the suspect was upset over the Kansas city’s mask mandate. “From my understanding, we......

Man Arrested After Threatening Wichita Mayor Over Face Masks, Police Say

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Mayor Brandon Whipple of Wichita, Kan., said he often gets “goofy” threats, like the time someone said they wanted to attack him with a Goodyear blimp. But those threats took a serious turn on Friday after someone reported to the police that they had received text messages threatening to kidnap......

Boston mayor warns against house parties during COVID-19 uptick:

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday that officials are giving “special attention” to gatherings and house parties “that are putting other people at risk,” as the city sees an uptick in coronavirus cases.  “We are tracing locations where house......

Ray McGuire to leave Citigroup to run for mayor of New York

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ray McGuire, vice chairman of Citigroup Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, April 29, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Ray McGuire, a top executive at......

Mayor Jackson, Master Diagnostician, Identifies One Thing Keeping Cleveland from Becoming “Great City”

click to enlarge Cleveland will never be a great city, Mayor Frank Jackson declared in his 15th State of the City address Thursday evening, unless big institutional changes are made to combat systemic inequities.  Jackson used the bulk of his annual speech, delivered from his expansive, crimson-carpeted office at City......

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