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The Laziest City in Every State

Obesity has been considered an epidemic in the United States for years. The share of adults considered obese has been steadily increasing, reaching almost 40% in 2016, up from just 15% in 1990. While........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 15th, 2019

Athens, Ga., commits to 100% clean energy by 2035

Athens, Ga., has become the fourth city in the Peach State to commit to 100% clean energy. The Athens-Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday night to set a community-wide goal of getting all of its power from renewable sources by 2035. Athens joins Atla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 51 min. ago

Weinstein Company Sale Delayed by N.Y. Attorney General Lawsuit

Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit alleging the studio and its founders violated state and city laws barring gender discrimination and sexual harassment......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 20th, 2019

Must-See Roadside Attractions in Every State

In May 1903, Horatio Nelson Jackson and Sewall Crocker set out from San Francisco headed to New York City in what is considered the first ever cross-country road trip. Although the pair met with........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 20th, 2019

Schumer asks the federal government to probe Chinese plans to update NY subway system

Alex Wong/Getty Images US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to nationa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 20th, 2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 19th, 2019

State deals critical blow to $1 billion shale gas pipeline

New York denied a key permit for a $1 billion , dealing a critical blow to a project that would shuttle fuel to customers in New York City and Long Island. RELATED:  The New York State Department... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Lawmakers, advocates fight to restore public health funding

said last month when he presented the city's executive budget for fiscal 2020 that the $92.5 billion plan covers $59 million in state cuts to city public health funding. Lawmakers…; and advocates... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Former legislator, city council member Rod Tam dies

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser has reported that former state lawmaker and Honolulu city councilmember Rod Tam, 65, died Wednesday, from complications of leukemia. "Tam earned a reputation for making his constituents his top priority during three d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

State, city set to inject $3 million into housing in Over-the-Rhine

The state of Ohio and the city of Cincinnati are set to allocate $3 million in new housing tax credits over the next three years into Over-the-Rhine, with the goal of building up to $30 million in affordable housing there......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn"t let Amnesty International move in

A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 14th, 2019

Oakland"s Fiscal Woes Continue: Noted Sanctuary City Diverts Pothole Money To Keep The Lights On

The Democratic stronghold of Oakland, California - which narrowly escaped Bankruptcy in 2009 - is planning to divert state gas tax revenues to keep the city's light.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

Singapore fake news law: Facebook, Twitter, Google push back

A controversial law designed to stem the flow of misinformation online in Singapore could damage the city state's reputation for innovation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2019

Report: NYC leads construction jobs boom in NY state

New York state's comptroller says the construction industry is booming in the Empire State, especially in New York City......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2019

New program will give housing authorities around state $12 million

Backed by the state attorney general’s office, a new program will provide $12 million to local housing organizations outside of New York City. The New York State Preservation Opportunity Program will help housing agencies and authorities develop str.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2019

Detroit reaches land deals for new Fiat Chrysler plant plan

Land deals that will allow Fiat Chrysler to build a new assembly plant in Detroit are expected to cost the city and state about $107 million......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2019

Appellate court upholds city"s measles order

The Appellate Division of the state Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Monday denied a request by a group of Brooklyn parents to file a temporary restraining order, stopping the city from enforcing its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Lyft loses court challenge to city"s minimum wage rule

Lyft &g… asked a New York state judge to block a Taxi and Limousine Commission rule, adopted in December, setting a minimum wage for drivers. Judge Andrea Masley denied the request in an order signed... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2019

Smart new twist on the 5Cs

BY BARRY BLOOM When ASU alumnus Joe Pizzimenti, ’87 BS marketing, returned to Phoenix in 1992 after working in New York City for a couple years after graduation, he couldn’t believe the cultural and economic state of the community. The 5Cs that defi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2019

Most Dangerous City in Every State

The U.S. violent crime rate has been falling for years and currently stands at nearly its lowest point in decades. According to the FBI, over 1.2 million violent crimes — which include........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 26th, 2019

State Bank Corp. Reports Earnings of $1.82 million, or $0.22 per Diluted Share, in 1Q19; Opens Full Service Branch in Phoenix, Arizona

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., April 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- State Bank Corp. (OTC:SBAZ)("Company"), the holding company for Stat.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaApr 26th, 2019