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Daily Archives: May 3rd, 2016

Ted Cruz ends presidential campaign after losing to Donald Trump in Indiana

Excerpt: Reac­tionary right wing Sen­a­tor Ted Cruz of Texas has end­ed his pres­i­den­tial cam­paign fol­low­ing his loss in the Indi­ana Repub­li­can pri­ma­ry to fiery real estate mogul Don­ald Trump, who will now almost cer­tain­ly be the Repub­li­can nominee. “What you have done, the move­ment you have start­ed is extra­or­di­nary,” Cruz told somber sup­port­ers towards the end […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Kudos to the Seattle City Council for voting down street vacation for Chris Hansen

Excerpt: Yes­ter­day, in a land­mark five to four vote, the Seat­tle City Coun­cil turned down a request by hedge fund man­ag­er Chris Hansen to vacate part of Occi­den­tal Avenue South in the city’s South Down­town (SoDo) neighborhood. Hansen, who has been engaged in a mul­ti-year quest to return an NBA fran­chise to Seat­tle, had peti­tioned the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Public Planning
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