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How to Revive America's Neglected Local Cemeteries

The living can transform a domain of the dead into a valued community asset.

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San Francisco's Sewer System Gets Its Very Own Rap Video

In “You Can’t Live Without Me,” the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission reminds residents that “your #2 is our #1.”

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Watch a Utah Construction Crew Demolish a Bridge in 32 Seconds

Also, watch the Michigan Department of Transportation “slide” a new bridge into place.

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San Francisco Considers Outlawing Chewing Tobacco at Sports Arenas

The law would ban major league baseball players, and spectators, from enjoying one of the sport's oldest traditions.


El Paso Makes Filling Potholes Look So Easy

Winter-weary drivers may not want to watch this.


Pittsburgh Residents Can Now Track Snow Plows in Real Time

The city is trying to be more transparent with its municipal operations.

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A Booming North Carolina County Presses Reset on Transit Planning

It’s too early to talk specifics, but Wake County knows it needs a strong long-range plan to be regionally competitive.

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Big-City Mayors Line Up Behind Obama's Immigration Order

Leaders plan to meet next month in New York to discuss how their cities can work with the new federal action.


Why a Google Fiber Deal Fell Apart in Kansas

Though Google and city officials are being vague, a local ordinance appears to be to blame for the deal's breakdown.

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Should Massachusetts Change Time Zones?

Support is growing for a defection from the dark and dreary EST.

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The Tornado That Didn't Wreck Enough to Warrant Federal Aid

A Massachusetts city is denied FEMA assistance after being blindsided by a twister that did major damage—but not quite enough.

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Colorado Made 'Intelligent Decisions' on Its Rollout of Legal Marijuana

New data shows that seed-to-sale tracking and other tight controls have made the state's legal-weed transition a success.

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A Detroit Suburb Attempts to Sneakily Gate Itself Off

Grosse Pointe Park has put up a massive barn at its city limits—and its not the first structure that blocks a route through the border.