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Friday Facts: Impes, “Leapin’ Lepean,” Debtors Prison

Friday Facts: Impes, “Leapin’ Lepean,” Debtors Prison

:: Mayor Cosgrove is expected to deliver to City Council on Monday her administration’s plan to make up the city’s now $728 million five-year deficit. :: Expected remedies: Rec Center  and library cutbacks, trash collection, city vehicle usage cuts, wage rollbacks, hiring freeze. :: The plaque on the Trade and Securities Building (43rd Ave and…

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City Council Gets Hands In ‘Overly Diffused Muffins’

City Council Gets Hands In ‘Overly Diffused Muffins’

Mayor Wilders issued a statement today reminding all bakeries, restaurants and members of the Independent Mobile Food Vendors Association in the city that enforcement of the new regulation against “overly diffused muffins” begins next Monday. As passed by the City Council in the spring, all muffins baked within City limits are required to contain at…

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Union Head Angered About Age of Fire Trucks

Union Head Angered About Age of Fire Trucks

In most major cities, fire trucks are replaced after about ten years or so of service. This is not the case in our fair city. Ryan Kowalski, Union of Professional Firefighters Local 47 president and city fireman at Ladder Company 70, revealed in a press conference yesterday that some of our fire engines are over…

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The Silencing of the Ice Cream Trucks

The Silencing of the Ice Cream Trucks

The arrival of the first big heat wave of the season also marks the sight of wave after wave of ice cream trucks winding their way through the city’s neighborhoods, delivering cones and bars to its overheated citizens. Of course, this comes with the familiar sound of repetitive tinkling music, which can be heard from…

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