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Strip Club Owner Admits To Plot To Kill Mayor

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.07.2012 | Crime

A strip club owner who was accused of hiring a hit man to kill the mayor of Arlington, Texas, has pleaded guilty and now faces 10 years in prison and ...

Town Traditionally Led by Cats (and a Dog)

Kate Kelly | Posted 09.25.2012 | Weird News
Kate Kelly

When looking for amazing stories about dogs, I came upon Shanda, a golden retriever, who served as mayor of Guffey, Colorado from 1993-1998.

WATCH: We Found Your New Mayor

Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy

Voting for mayor can be tough, but with a candidate like Tom Corrigan on the ballot things are a whole lot easier. Other mayoral candidates might t...

Paris Opera Ballet Opens Its American Tour in Chicago, Then Heads to New York

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Elysabeth Alfano

It seems that Chicago's reputation as being the second city may be on its way out. After a 15 year absence from the U.S, the Paris Opera Ballet, the oldest ballet company in existence, opened its American tour at Chicago's Harris Theate.

10-Year-Old Fire Audit Ignored by Controller and City Council -- Public Safety Crisis in L.A. Continues

Kevin James | Posted 08.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Kevin James

The LA Fire Department response time has been a serious failure, making our city more dangerous. While that concern is understandable and indeed warranted, I remain optimistic that the LAFD will solve this crisis.

Getting Clear About Voting Independent

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

What matters is having a leader, not a politician, assume political office. And so I suggest that people look to break out of the two-party trance and take on a pro-active role in taking your government back to serve You, your family, your friends, your community.

We're Not All Yahoos in Clovis, NM

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Pam Atherton

The good people of Clovis are horrified about what happened Tuesday night in our election. We are saddened by the broad brush that paints us in the same light as the man who was elected as mayor, David Lansford.

Las Vegas Mayor Goes On Food Stamps

ABC News | By Alyssa Newcomb | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Carolyn Goodman may be the only mayor in the United States on food stamps, but it's only temporary. Goodman is taking part in a local food bank's chal...

Why Emanuel's Proposed Anti-Protester Ordinances Should Concern Everyone

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

Even if you have no plans to protest May's G8 & NATO summits, if you want to oppose a school closing, a greedy employer or a clinic shut-down, your rights are in the cross-hairs.

New York's Finest Cut to the Chase in the Murder of Police Officer Peter Figoski

Audrey Silk | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Audrey Silk

The brunt of the fury should have been trained on Lamont Pride first and foremost. In the end, he was solely responsible for his actions.

18-Year-Old Refuses To Take Down Twitter Account Poking Fun At Mayor

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

Asher Heimermann, an 18-year-old high school senior who plans to run for the mayorship of Sheboygan, Wis., says he plans to ignore a cease-and-desist ...

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.

Aaron Sankin

San Francisco Votestravaganza!

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.07.2012 | San Francisco

Update:With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Ed Lee is still way out in front but a ranked-choice voting shakeup could put John Avalos or possibly ...

Bridging The Gap Between The City And Its Schools

Joanna Rees | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Joanna Rees

If San Francisco's economic future depends on a well-trained workforce, we must address the growing trend of families leaving our community in search of better schools.

Kelly Brook Shows Off Her Perfect Pins In Pink Mini Dress To Launch Sky Ride

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Kelly Brook was out in the (fleeting) London sunshine yesterday to launch the latest Sky Ride initiative, showing off her perfect pins in a teeny-tiny...

Will Hurricane Irene Hit New York?

Posted 10.24.2011 | New York

Hurricane Irene is rapidly gaining strength in the Bahamas and is set to make her way up the East Coast, possibly reaching New York as early as Sunday...

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Mayor Kidnapped Near Mexico City Found Dead

Posted 10.21.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The mayor of a village in central Mexico was found dead Saturday one day after he was kidnapped, security officials said, bringing to f...

Mayor: 'I Had Way Too Much To Drink' Before I Signed Deal

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Mexico border town mayor and congressional candidate Martin Resendiz was drunk when he signed nine contracts with a California co...

Why Ed Lee Should Run for Mayor

Michael Yaki | Posted 09.25.2011 | San Francisco
Michael Yaki

The vast majority of people working diligently to enforce Lee's "promise" not to run are those people whose livelihoods will be sent swirling down the porcelain bowl if he does toss his hat into the ring.

Strong Neighborhoods Are Safe Neighborhoods

Jean Quan | Posted 09.17.2011 | San Francisco
Jean Quan

In Oakland, California, neighbors are organizing block by block to improve schools and make our communities safer. We're taking the fight for better communities to some of the most difficult neighborhoods -- and we are making progress.

No One Bothers To Run In Small Town's Election

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Weird News

TAR HEEL, N.C. -- The races for mayor and three commission seats are wide open in the small North Carolina town of Tar Heel – because no one bot...

It Takes a Woman to Lead the Way to Peace: Mayor Kitty Piercy Leading the Way to Bring Our War Dollars Home

Jodie Evans | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics
Jodie Evans

We understand Congress is addicted to the military dollars spent in every Congressional district, but an economy built on death and destruction does not create a thriving community.

Denver's Mayoral Race -- Pay to Play?

Wade Norris | Posted 06.21.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Denver's mayoral race shines a spotlight on the direction of our political process. Does one become elected to higher office through public service or by means and connections to the wealthy?

Foursquare Day Gets Endorsement From REAL Mayors

Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially proclaimed April 16, 2011, "Foursquare Day," joining other mayors across America. Mayors of th...