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NYC Mayor Yang in Hospital for Apparent Kidney Stone
"Mayoral front runner Andrew Yang is in the hospital this morning with what's described as a kidney stone problem. Campaign tweeted the news Just before six o'clock this morning, Yang has already battled a case of covert since announcing his run for City Hall. Most of the polls show him with a lead among all the candidates running for mayor of New York this November. All the
State Supreme Court OKs effort to recall Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant
"Shama Sawant from these CIA. Seattle City Council can move forward, says the state Supreme Court. In a unanimous ruling, the court found three of the charges against so wants were sufficient enough to warrant a recall election. Those charges include the use of city property for political purposes, illegally allowing a crowd of her supporters into City Hall and leading a march on Mayor Jenny Durkin's residents whose address is protected under federal law. It's time for her to go. She's not doing anything for us. That's Henry Bridger, who manages the recall. So want campaign, which now has to gather signatures in order to get the measure on the ballot. Statement. So what called today's ruling unjust but unsurprising Jeff
‘A new day’: Kim Janey sworn in as Boston’s first Black, woman mayor
"Mayor Kim Janey's second day on the job coming up, having been sworn in yesterday. Here's WBC's Karen Regal, Thank you and God bless the city of Boston acting there. Kim Janey was introduced by the first black congresswoman from Massachusetts and sworn in by the first black woman to serve as the state's chief justice. And she held her first mayoral news conference. What about the pandemic? She was asked. So the pandemic first and foremost, what about the police commissioner who's been on leave over domestic violence allegations? Right now? The situation is still under investigation. What about running for mayor of Right now? I'm focused. On being mayor. But I will make a decision and an announcement in the coming weeks acting there. Janie got a high heel got in a cobblestone on City Hall Plaza as she left the news conference. That's something the other mayors didn't have to worry about. Said. Boston's first woman mayor. With
Kim Janey Sworn In As Boston’s 55th Mayor In Historic City Hall Ceremony
"Swearing in ceremony at Boston City Hall for the city's first woman and black mayor of Boston. WBC's James RoHaas was at City Hall. Before the big swearing in. Not only is Kim Jeannie making history, but she's being joined by some other local trail Blazers Chief Justice Kimberly Bud administering the oath of office. She is the first black woman to lead the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court presiding over the ceremony. Congresswoman I Ana Presley, the city's first black woman on the city Council. Families,
Boston's Former Mayor Will Be Sworn in as US Labor Secretary Today
"He will be officially sworn in as United States labor secretary by the vice president later this afternoon. Seven years for wall should City Hall in Boston, leaving a lot of accomplishments behind and a lot left on the agenda. BBC's Drew, Mo Holland has more on the outgoing mayor Little more than seven years ago, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said Hello for the first time is Boston Mayor I can't tell you how proud I am. Who's excited to win the seat previously held by the late mayor Tom Menino, who ran the city for 20 years, and quite frankly, lost was a little
Janey becomes 1st woman, person of color to be Boston mayor
"History is made in Boston after mayor Marty Walsh becomes labor secretary and president Joe Biden's cabinet Marty Walsh tendered his resignation as mayor of Boston Monday after being confirmed by the Senate to be president Biden's labor secretary his resignation touches off a history making changes city hall Boston city council president Kim Janey becomes the first woman and first person of color to be mayor of Boston Janie while holding the office on an interim basis is widely seen as opening a new chapter in the city's political history although she hasn't said yet if she'll run for mayor in the fall there is precedent for an interim mayor using the temporary post as a stepping stone to winning the seat out right there also at least five other candidates actively seeking the office I'm timid wire
Marty Walsh Confirmed as Secretary of Labor, Says Farewell to Boston
"Press conference wrapping up at Faneuil Hall that farewell from Mayor Marty Walsh, saying goodbye to the hub because he's on his way Stout. Mayor confirmed today by the Senate to serve as our next labor secretary. WBC's match here was there at Faneuil Hall. He's with us live now, What did the mayor have to say? Well, then call the soon to be former mayor was emotional today and for good reason he got choked up while talking about going from being a door Chester kid to the mayor of Boston, And then he spoke with great pride about his accomplishments as mayor like lowering the crime rate and raising the graduation rate. Eventually, he went off script, looking straight into the camera, thanking everyone from the bottom of his heart. Now when it came time for questions He said he would not be endorsing a candidate in the mayoral race. And actually, this was funny. He said he had been planning to run for reelection and even one as far as to get bumper stickers printed. Those might be fun collector's item someday. But when all was said and done, the soon to be secretary walked out. The same way he walked into a big big applause and then my favorite part of the whole night, he crossed the street from Faneuil Hall back to City Hall, all while being serenaded by key tar Bear. And if that's not the most Boston way to end your term as mayor, I don't know what is live in Boston match. Shearer WBZ Boston's news radio here, My friend. All right, thank you so much Matt now before he was chosen as labor secretary of the Boston's mayor, Boston mayor's position rather was really the job of a lifetime for that door. Chester Kid Rock 1 20. 13 and Marty Walsh became Mira Boston on January, 2014 made Boston a place where dreams come through. In his election night speech, Walsh called Boston a city of second chances. And a few years later, he hammered that point home in a prime time speaking slot at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. My name is Marty Walsh on I'm an alcoholic mere Walsh, known for giving his personal cell phone number two people attempting recovery. Some things were promised, and some things didn't happen. Universal pre K and a Boston Olympics are huge to mortgage the future of the city away. Refused to put Boston on the hook for overruns. Walser pointed the city's first black police commissioner, William Gross, So help me God. So help me God. Congratulations, Commissioner and he dealt with covert. And in January delivered his final state of the city with tears in his eyes. This city is not just my hometown is my heart. Karen Regal WBZ Boston's news radio. So tonight at
8th woman comes forward with allegations against Cuomo
"Come out, accusing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior. This is the eighth woman to do so. So far CBS is Meg Baker tells us about a rally held yesterday where people demanded Cuomo's impeachment. Those were the chance heard from Washington Square Park to City Hall. Saturday. Rally cries for Assembly Speaker Carl Hasty to start the impeachment process when woman After a woman after woman after woman after woman after woman after woman has come out and we have a governor who refuses to resign. The time has come to call for impeachment. Others in support of the governor rallied outside his office in the city. And Cuomo, insisting he's done nothing wrong and refuses to resign is 12 Oh, eight, Here's Bloomberg business. Soon
Mayor Lightfoot delivers address to acknowledge one-year anniversary of COVID-19 in Chicago
"Chicago Mayor Lightfoot delivered an address from City Hall Friday afternoon marking the one year anniversary of the coronavirus in Chicago. Some of my harvest monuments is mayor had been making decisions that I knew what Harvey business Cause someone to lose their job. We're seeing firsthand the tremendous burdens that people are carrying. Without any relief. The mayor held a moment of silence honoring the 5000 Chicagoans who died so far
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson to require masking up in city buildings after state order ends
"Sutherland. Fox is the city of Dallas issued its own mass mandate in response to Governor Greg Abbott's decision to lift statewide covert 19 restrictions next week. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson signed the mandate, which is said to begin March 10th when habits order expires. W babies. My trainer says Mayor Johnson doesn't want to lose ground on covert 19 In a statement for the mayor's office, Johnson says, quote masks or one of the most effective tools we have for halting, covered 19 spread and mutations. We cannot afford to let down our guard yet. Was quote the mandate to wear face coverings is required in all city buildings and the city of Fort Worth, will continue to require mask that city buildings to include municipal building city hall and libraries. Other covert 19 safety protocols will also remain in effect to include limited occupancy and temperature checks for
Patricia Jefferson Daniel named Houston's first Black city secretary
"Houston mayor sylvester turner has named the first african american city secretary in houston's history our government reporter. Andrew schneider has details patricia jefferson. Daniel has been the interim city secretary since two thousand eighteen. She's worked for the city of houston for over thirty six years. Starting in the city secretaries offices a typist among other things. She's played a major role in setting up new computer systems for city hall. Daniel succeeds anna. Russell held the post for nearly seven. Decades died early last year. That's andrew schneider with that report.
The Toasty Podcast 41 #guestweek | Fabian Rafael - burst 03
"What's up guys is the toasty podcast. Money sky we'll talk about controversial topics in casual conversation and today. I have the proper bartender which he'll probably explain more of that anyway and matt can't be here. Sorry guys but let's toasty. What the heck do you do man. So thanks for the introduction. Yes i am. Social media not grew but on social media. My tag is proper bartender What i do is i supply beverage. Consultancy direct coverage programs. I develop them as well. A bar management and for typically the most recent program that i had was based in the stockyards unfortunately as we are all familiar with current events that was unable to last unfortunately did not receive the type of funding or direction that we envisioned that it would be able to receive in those regards and we just weren't able to the ownership wasn't able to hold on and we had to let it go but it was a program that was very very very proud of it was the excuse me it was. The only pre through post prohibition craft cocktail bar in fort worth little like this is like Like old school kind of sure absolutely so we're trying to say it was very much old school something it was authentic self. It was originally established in nineteen eleven. Right it's been a few things in the time period but it was actually texas. I gambling hall and salute so in nineteen eleven. What happened was they opened up again home saloon soon. After as as we're all familiar with prohibition hit now prohibition for those who are aware means that basically the consumption and production of alcohol became legal while when that happened Gambling was still legal. So what they did was. They moved at the bar downstairs hidden and they kept the gambling room upstairs. Interestingly enough soon. After the repeal of prohibition gambling in the state of texas became illegal so in order to fool the fuzz if you will the old switcheroo took place and they moved the bar upstairs and downstairs and it's a really great space. It's it's the history. There's incredible the original owner of time. So the downstairs still there. The downstairs is all american oak tables and chairs. It was actually attained that way because at the time the original owner gave a loan out to a gentleman who was a friend of his and he was unable to pay back said loan but the joe men was a carpenter and he worked at the local lumber mill. Yeah so in order to reimburse him he actually built him. Twenty tables and eighty chairs out of oak. And those things are sturdy and place has an incredible history. I mean we have people like we had people like bonnie and clyde we had Benny binion all of these historical figures who of helped form the the the the good guy bad guy type mentality of the wild west of even before it was all start becoming hollywood ask is
Kim Janey Prepares To Make Boston History As Acting Mayor
"Office at Boston City Hall. But WBZ is Mike Macklin reports. Jannie is playing her cards close to the vest as she prepares to become acting mayor. The transition has been going well. City Council President Kim Janey visited the Kobe 19 vaccination site of the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury as she prepares to take the reins as acting mayor when Marty Walsh leave City Hall for Washington as secretary of labor that dozens and dozens of three things With the current administration. Also working Tol build our own team translation. There could be some high level personnel changes in city government. Jenny will serve the balance of Walter's term until the end of the year, which he wouldn't say whether she'll run for a full term as mayor. At the appropriate time, I will make a decision. And you will be one of the first to know. Thank you. This point. You're right. I do have to run you run decided today. At this point, I'm focused on the transition and making sure that the Boston residents are well served. Well, well, we tried Mike Macklin WBZ Boston's NewsRadio president. Biden speaking today after the House passed his
Seattle still reeling from year of violent protests
"Seattle In the last year, we watched us some peaceful demonstrations evolved into riots, Destruction and violence. Doubles Jonathan Show looking at where protests go from here. Day after day night after night weeks, turning into months of protests, and then we've seen various leaders come and go, including City Council member Shama so want directing hundreds of people into city Hall. This moment, rallying cries are constantly changing. Moment. It's black lives matter and calls for homeless reform. Then it's to fund the police and raise the minimum wage, public parks and city blocks occupied and overrun the homes of elected officials like the mayor and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. All targets. Various groups continue to peacefully march while a mob dressed in black now remains a constant threat. Representing a violent and volatile mix of activism nearly one year after George Floyd's death sparked social justice demonstrations and emboldened others to mobilize Seattle is exhausted and wounded. Many city leaders remain silent and on the sidelines from the business community to neighbors living in hot zones like Capitol Hill. We absolutely not taking it anymore. Victoria Beach says She's trying to create a united front in her neighborhood. But the chair of the Seattle Police Department's African American Community Advisory Council is struggling to find others. Willing to courageously stand by her side. We have the power to stop it. So why aren't we coming together? We need every public official in Seattle to draw a really clear bright line and condemn. Violent acts. John Schools, the CEO and president of the downtown Seattle Association, he says it's hard enough for business is recovering from covert 19 profit losses. But when violent protesters continue to target the downtown core, that is gonna hold back recovery. It's time to stop any. If not, you're gonna go to jail and we will prosecute you. During last month's press conference, in from Seattle police chief Adrian de has once again made a clear distinction between peaceful marches. The ones led by groups dressed in black. They've tied up. A lot of our resource is DEA says Officers will continue to monitor evolving demonstrations adapt and be prepared for all scenarios. So we do have sufficient amount of officers even personally, asked the attorney, Pete Holmes, to get tougher and more consistent. With protests related prosecutions. The police are doing what they can what they're told to do with the courts or are telling them to do, which means no more tear gas for crowd control. But law enforcement consultant Jim Feudal believes the city will remain in a vicious cycle. Until these people are prosecuted and held accountable. I don't see anything changing after all the social unrest and ongoing protests Address. Your success remains undefined in elusive. One thing is clear. It's difficult to predict the future of demonstrations in Seattle, but history has a tendency to repeat itself. Seattle, Jonathan Show. Comeau News update Now to breaking news. We first brought you last
Hot mic catches Mayor Lori Lightfoot swearing during Chicago City Council meeting
"So moving over to city news. First off that hot mic. That caught mayor lori. Lightfoot cursing after alderman. Rosanna rodriguez sanchez. Spoke about a resolution honoring black history month during today's city council meeting today. Let's take another look to have contributed to make this city a better place for all. Thank you thank you. All the chair recognizes alderman. Jim gardner okay heather. What happened here while my reporting shows that she had just been informed at that moment that alderman burke and alderman lopez to of her fiercest critics on the city council had joined forces. And we're going to block of vote on the big federal relief package. That was on. Today's agenda alderman. Ed burke has been at odds with mayor lori lightfoot since the beginning she ran on sort of rooting out corruption in city hall and she painted him as the face of everything that is wrong with chicago politics and she's been at odds with random lopez. You know basically from the moment. He is an ally of alderman bark and he has been highly critical of how how she has approached on her time in office. She was vulnerable on this issue because she was being fiercely condemned by progressive groups. Alderman burke and alderman lopez. They had their own questions about it and they saw this as an opportunity to exact. Some perhaps political revenge enforce all of us to come back friday afternoon chewed see if they can get this passed against.
House to vote on $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill this week
"Trillion coronavirus Relief bill will go to a vote this week. Republicans in Congress say it is too much money. Here's Congressman James Comber from Kentucky. Congress already appropriated $150 billion in the cares act for state and local governments. And not all this money's been spent. So the Biden administration is looking outside of Washington, D. C to build their case. Here's NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith. When Mesa Arizona Mayor John Giles looks out his window at City Hall, he can see the convention center. It's become a hub for those seeking help in the pandemic. And on alternating days it is people that are there too. Up there drunk and get £50 of food, putting their trump or its people. They're waiting in line to get the vaccine. So it's a pretty sobering view from the mayor's office. His city got $90 million in relief funds last spring spent it all and Giles says they easily could have filed receipts for double that. Sobering view from his office window explains why this Republican mayor is pushing hard for the $350 billion in funding for state and local governments in the bill. You know this is it's just too important to engage in silly partisan debates. Most cities and towns didn't get direct help, like Mesa did. They had to wait for it to trickle down through their states and counties. The deadline to spend it isn't until the end of this year, so some are trying to make it last as they manage strapped budgets. For months now, a bipartisan group of mayors has been pushing for more. In July. We called ourselves July or bust. That's Dayton, Ohio Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democrat. Her city's budget has been slammed by the pandemic so much so that she isn't sure they'll be able to train a new class of police officers or firefighters. This year. We're not like the federal government, we have to have a balanced budget. So if we don't get a federal money, no fire class Dayton is recruiting new firefighters and police officers but may not be able to bring them on board without more money. When it comes to the schools. It's a similar story. Congress has approved about $68 billion so far for K 12 schools. Well, not all of the funds have been spent. Education officials say the money is spoken for, and they need more. In Pennsylvania Palisades School District Superintendent Bridget O'Connell says they were able to reopen in the fall. And that meant hiring more teachers to reduce class sizes and to teach online So it is a staff intensive endeavor to educate kids during a pandemic Staff aren't paid up front, which is one reason why it may look like funds or unspent. And the bulk of the money Congress approved for schools last year is just now going out. Superintendent Sean Record from Pema, Arizona on Lee found out last week how much his district can expect to get. I have a list of all you know of things that we need in order to be able to You know, provide better social distancing more safety for teachers, more safety for students. They've been open nearly full time since the fall making do with the money. They have his message to critics who point to unspent funds and say schools don't need more. It isn't a light switch. The money doesn't get approved one day and spent the next And that's why President Biden and Democrats are pushing ahead with new funding and say they can't wait for Republicans in Congress to come around tomorrow. Keith NPR news
New York City's Central Park Ice Rinks Remain Open Despite Rift With Trump
"They have some ice rinks here in a couple of ice rinks are owned by the Trump Organization. They're operating on by the Trump organization in the City Hall on Sunday reversed, Mayor de Blasio is moved to shutter those two rinks in Central Park. Six weeks ahead of the typical April closing. They did a 1 80. On his order. Saying that New York City kids deserve all the time a nice they get. This year. The rings will stay open under management current management for a few weeks left in the season. Make no mistake. We will not be doing business of the Trump organization going forward, however, inciting an insurrection will never be forgotten or forgiven. So let's take a look at the other side of that coin, Shall we?
"city hall" Discussed on Awards Chatter
"Well at interesting. Well that's always possible. I mean from my point of view that hasn't yet been the case. He will see so. I disagree with that opinion right. So let's just know you win an emmy for law and order you win to then hospital did that make it any easier to raise financing for your foams and and how do you do. How did you do that. And has that changed over the years because again these are unconventional. People are used to their sixty minute or ninety minute films. You're you're doing something. I guess really starting with welfare which was two hours and forty seven minutes. That was your first really long foam. That's nine thousand. Nine hundred seventy five. You're doing things that are not what other people were really doing. So how do you raise money for them. Well i've had the support of public television. Almost from the beginning public tillerson didn't exist itching follies or high school. But when i did lord order the precursor. Public television was whistling. Call the police garage. S lab and they gave me money Law and order and then the corporation public broadcasting give me some money for hospital and then they gave some money for basic training and then fred friendly Fred friendly was sure he was. Cbs right. he was that was producer news. Yes news And he quit. Cbs because bailey. The president's cvs ran a. I love lucy episode rather than the gulf of tonkin hearings and and fred wynn over the ford foundation to guide the ford foundation in their participation public. Television infrared. Light to get follies. Need like the other films that i've done. And he knew difficult was to get money so he arranged for media. Two five year grants from the ford foundation jamaica. What amounted to one year for ten years. So from nineteen seventy one to nineteen eighty one. I just had to call up general thirteen in say juvenile court welfare centre negative money. And i get the other half the money when.
"city hall" Discussed on Awards Chatter
"Nine's law and order nineteen seventies hospital. One thousand nine hundred seventy five's welfare nine thousand nine hundred sixty s deaf nineteen eighty-seven blind nineteen thousand nine near death nineteen ninety-seven public housing. Two thousand ten's boxing gym two thousand and thirteen at berkeley. Two thousand fifteen in jackson heights and two thousand seventeen bruce. The new york public library have been watched and studied by generations and now as he nears his ninety first birthday his forty fifth film the four and a half hour study city hall which premiered september venice film festival and is now available for streaming online. Is garnering some of the best reviews of any he has ever made indeed as two thousand twenty winds to a close richard brody of the new yorker ranks it as the tenth best movie both of the co chief film critics of the new york times. Manohla dargis and ao scott. Have it at number two on their list and the critics of qaida cinema magazine collectively place it at number one all of which made this as great a time as any to record episode of the podcast with the legendary frederick wiseman over the course of our conversation me from los angeles and he from paris. We discussed why a yale law school graduate. Turn boston university law. Professor with a young family walked away from a life of stability to enter the world of documentary filmmaking before almost any documentaries were receiving financing or distribution why he came to resent the labels that were slapped on the sort of documentaries that he and his contemporaries were making like cinema verite direct cinema and fly on the wall cinema why he spurned offers to direct narrative films including the original rocky in favor of spending months on the road each year quietly documenting the inner workings of american institutions. What has kept him doing that for so long. Plus much more and so without further ado. Let's go to that conversation. Thank you so much for joining us. Mr weisman great to have honor to have you on the podcast. And on this podcast..
Palazzo Pubblico, Siena
"For more than one hundred and fifty years this early iteration at the contemporary city ruled the city that presided over golden age of architecture that saw the construction of the city's Cathedral. shell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the iconic manager tower we used to on tourist lining up today. The city also experienced something of an autistic golden period in his time to, and it was the Plaza Publico Cnn City Hall where these came together in thirteen thirty eight the city's elected officials at the time known as the Council of non commissioned artists, ambrosia Lorenzetti to paint frescoes on the walls of the council chambers with I meant it was to serve as a reminder of the importance of their role and. It had some pretty intense examples of what can go wrong if they didn't carry out that jobs spread across three walls, the fresco is composed of four murals the allegory of good government the effects of good government in the city and county the allegri of bad government and the corresponding effects of bad government in the city and country
"city hall" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"At city hall in downtown LA where protests have taken place every day for the past week governor Newsom wants to end the practice of training police officers how to use a stranglehold that can block blood flow to the brain that has no place any longer when he first century justice and policing Newsome says he also wants new restrictions on techniques used by cops to control crowds such as tear gas and rubber bullets the governor says things cannot continue as normal please resist normalcy normalcy created the conditions that led to this moment the Minneapolis city council has approved plans to join Minnesota's ban on the use of chokehold by police city negotiators also agreed to require police to report an intervene anytime they see an unauthorized use of force by another officer the changes have come after Minnesota's department of human rights opened a civil rights investigation this week into George Floyd's death the CEO of a middle eastern food chain in Minneapolis has fired his daughter over racial slurs in social media posts the woman's under th T. age tweets include insults toward blacks Jewish and gay people as well as a bizarre comments about Hitler the company has already lost at least one shop please in response the woman's dad the CEO says the company was founded by immigrants and won't tolerate it the daughter has apologized the governor's executive order on covert nineteen workers comp has a business association in LA worried Dyck up president Stuart Waldman says there's a lot of places outside of work that an employee can catch the virus to put the burden on business that you presume then ploidy got sick at work and that the business has to pay for that is pretty ridiculous the order was put in place last month but Waldman says if the governor extends the order passed July small businesses may not be able to come back labor unions say the order protects workers from apple current virus cases in southern California you can check out our website KFI AM six forty dot com the key word is cove it let's go now to sell the latest crash on the one ten this one is along the northbound side reddit gauge it's involving a motorcycle is blocking the express lanes pushing the drive back getting away from the one oh five they're selling on the southbound side because everybody's got to check out the act okay I think we're actually going to take the Ellie chiefs press conference right now enjoy we will come back to that thank you we wait for cheating someone's survival dealing even for myself on a personal level we all recognize why we are here and why we're gathered the tragic and disturbing murder of Mr George floor prompted this in addition to the social injustice that can continue serving flick the black community with that being said and in his memory I want everyone to take the next eight minutes and forty six seconds to look around and find a few people you did not know before you got here introduce yourself engage in responsible conversation with open hearts and open minds and recognize the fact that we all have a lot more in common than we.
"city hall" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"Not rich people are going to city hall to Baltimore border city hall get ready thank you thank you best of luck to you thank you I appreciate have the forty three times rather than waiting on the breeze now the update the king of all traffic trouble body would occur a big delay I ninety five north the accident at one seventy five in Howard County the word now from the state police right side right Blaine affected that the L. delays now looking at three thirty two and probably back towards re two sixteenths overcoming north you might want to split that up maybe take route one or the parkway north bound to get away from that big delays eight ninety five south as you're coming down from the urban Avenue ramp and eventually into the old harbor tunnel heavy traffic in the construction area ninety five is still slow but with the lanes open we're still just kind of moving along the very slow traffic into and then out of the toll plaza at the fort McHenry tunnel key bridge like brain some fault rare bay bridge construction area nothing major right now for the traffic on fifty west found there was a wreck earlier you might still see that at the rampant route thirty two at the B. W. parkway my check would occur with traffic and weather on the threes all talk radio six eighty WCBS where several local high committee of about fifty six degrees right now Baltimore has forty two degrees Catonsville will core thirty seven download thirty nine degrees talk radio six eighty W. C. B. and we are the morning drive and coming up next are feel good news segment of the day when you're looking to remodel your home waffle remodeling is a name to trust when you're looking for expert services with over fifty years combined.
"city hall" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"City hall plaza Chris from the WBZ Boston's news radio a crossing guard in Danvers is in the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car earlier today it was here on poplar street in central lab or the crossing guard was hit by a four door sedan it happened after seven o'clock this morning around the corner from hole to middle school Peter lives nearby during the school I was very busy around there but what the problem is with all the time Kathy saw the aftermath I'm so can out this window and I could see somebody kneeling over somebody yeah some reason I thought it was a child because the kids across the middle school no one else was hurt the car involved was towed away though it's not clear what happened to the driver the crossing guard is said to have suffered serious injuries in Danvers subject zero Haas WBZ Boston's newsradio and again if you're driving around in north west Middlesex County right now or southern Worcester there is a band of pretty intense snow squalls and that is creating slippery conditions under foot and under tire obviously also some very strong winds so causing some blind conditions Natick Lexington Welling wells lead Burlington Westford acting Gardner Hudson Concord Sudbury all impacted three oh three on WBZ traffic and weather together the server retailers of New England all wheel drive traffic on the trees so these come up so suddenly the snow squalls Mike you know and it really makes it difficult navigating the roadways yeah luckily luckily no serious incidents related to the to the weather right now Lori but we've got troubles on the expressway no surprise right southbound crawling out of the o'neill tunnel and unfortunately this goes all the way down to the Braintree split where there's a minor crash it's being worked on it'll be cleared soon but boy the damage is done northbound is backed up before granted Athapaskan Poncet circle after that you're good coming in let's see route three south little slow coming out of Braintree that's it the lower stretch of one twenty eight find twenty four south the all clear down to Brockton up north the upper end of one twenty eight north just a bit slow up at ninety three it's not bad at all ninety three north is slow going from the upper deck up to Medford and usual delays up at Wilmington stretch route three north is slower pass Concord road which is typical downtown the lower decks okay but the Tobin bridge outbound backed up so is the leverage that brand getting to ninety three all the airport tunnels are good for the moment and the mass pike westbound slow going out of Newton corner and again out after one twenty eight Mike king WBZ's traffic on the three all right Mike thank you Fitchburg sings some incredible video of snow squalls there a which can lead to crashes especially on the highways road conditions can change rapidly so again the advise slow down and avoid breaking suddenly after today's kind of snowy afternoon if you will it'll be starlet breezy tonight low around twenty but the real feel in the single digits continue cold.
"city hall" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"So is this couple Gucci city hall this call hello I'm here to meet the mayor of cal gidgee Nobu oaken Okey and I'm escorted by a translator so how should I address them still still still the city tracks immigrants with it's cheaper rents and lots of jobs in demolition and health care Japanese language skills not required so my CD coated the whole bottle kill they are okay no king insisted I call cal Gucci hobo Tokyo which means almost Tokyo he says about six percent of the population thirty five thousand people here are immigrants that's extraordinarily high for Japan an island country that's restricted immigration for centuries the new one the somber manually Cisco Gucci has many immigrants seeking asylum from persecution particularly about a thousand Kurds who fled Turkey but Japan hands out refugee status the less than one percent of applicants so many live without documentation or requires a legal status to you there so that's where mayor okay no key comes in he funds education for children without papers including free after school Japanese lessons and he spends about six million dollars a year in city funds on health insurance for immigrants who can join the national insurance program those into death will dole's it's pragmatic politics the mayor says companies in his town are facing a severe labor shortage like the rest of Japan they need immigrant workers of course this is not without controversy the mayor hears complaints about immigrants who for example don't follow the country's intricate garbage disposal roles where is the rules on how to sort and dispose of household garbage I kao Gucci's multicultural coexistence subsection you'll find flyers in several languages with advice on Japanese life like how to separate your recycling and there's another flyer called friendship news plus info on civic events anything to help acclimate newcomers but there's also this pamphlets made to look like passports that advise Japanese on how to help and understand and be friends with immigrants because the income of the team they have in many many different countries friends there it leaving here Jim well why he's the coordinator for international relations and cow with Yuji we wanted to own a Japanese people and their stand how they can leaving better with a four inch people one explain that one way to live better with foreigners is to tell them to lower their voices the complaint that immigrants in cal Gucci hang out in large groups disturbing the quiet of Japanese life is common so this passport tells Japanese had to say please keep quiet in a variety of languages one is originally from China and she used to live in the United States which she sees as a model for a multicultural Japan in the stated many people say use their own language and is a you can keep as their own culture yeah I'm saying right now weekend two eight also in Japan but such talk of a diverse Japanese future meta harsher reality when I visited a Kurdish family in cal Gucci for dinner one night we ate out an ornate blanket on the floor Kurdish style next each plate with chopsticks Japanese style the family asked me not to use their real names they're seeking asylum from Turkey where they say they'd face possible persecution and mandatory military conscription if they return they were repeatedly denied refugee status by the Japanese government but they're continuing to appeal the patriarch of the family the uncle is the only one with a long term visa no Kurds of ever gotten the silo in Japan are you hopeful that your family to be able to stay here zero zero I've got no faith in them none it doesn't matter that you lived here for two decades no matter that you have no parking tickets no matter that you caused absolutely no trouble no matter his nephew was nineteen smiling he asked to be called Johnny Depp for this story Johnny Depp wants to be the first Kurd to win refugee status in Japan to create a precedent for his little siblings and other asylum seekers he's spent thirteen years most of his life here his sister was born here he learned to speak the language playing baseball with classmates he's become Japanese and US senator that young like you say with a level we've become quieter tackling the Japanese people like at the supermarket or restaurant or even at home we talked in low voices after dinner Johnny sat on the couch next to his girlfriend their bare feet lightly touching she's from Vietnam they've been together six years met in high school and college G. less don't make people us her father recently gave them permission to marry but there's almost no chance of that happening anytime soon in Japan Tatian looms of Johnny loses his legal appeals his girlfriend also requested to withhold her name Olson on close the data I have seen him struggle for so long that he feels almost foolish and presumptuous to have any dreams of my own under the strict immigration roles Johnny can even leave the cover Gucci area without getting permission from immigration authorities those restrictions got him rejected from the college of his choice and he's not allowed to work legally either he won't discuss how he makes ends meet but many Kurds work off the books doing construction and demolition Congo the gates there on you know enough to deal coming from other countries choosing to live in Japan as Japanese people is more enriching to Japan and that's the sort of country I think Japan should strive for a global society a Kurdish man and a Vietnamese woman speaking Japanese eating Kurdish food with chopsticks maybe one day raising Japanese children that's the fear in Japan it might also be in the future mad Catz W. NYC news tomorrow mac concludes our unsettled series by looking at how the U. when agreement that Japan and the.
"city hall" Discussed on Bay Curious
"Our first question comes from a listener in San Francisco's South Beach neighborhood. I'm Kevin I was born and raised originally in Texas but I've lived on on the west coast since two thousand and two day. Kevin was walking around San Francisco checking out a display of historical flags outside City Hall. I noticed you all the other flags sort of made sense. Yeah Down with the shift. You had the flag of Mexico things like that. But then I saw Texas the Texas state flag flying outside San Francisco City Hall. The Texas flag is made out of three bars and start. There's one vertical bar on the left. That blue with a white five pointed pointed star in the center and then there are two horizontal bars and the rest of it White are above red wine here to answer why there's a Texas flag in front of City Hall is reporter Ana Decline Hanukah. I love you so first off. Walk me through what these flags outside City Hall even are okay. So if you walk up to City Hall in San Francisco you'll walk through two rows of nine flags each they all represent these different points in American history. It's kind of like walking through a time line of these important moments like you have betsy. Betsy Ross's thirteen stars in a circle that original American flag. Or you've got the classic. Don't tread on me flag with rattlesnake which would become the navy's first flag there's also a republic of California flag which kind of looks like our current state flag. But a little bit more of a I would say like a kid druick Shen rudimentary. Bear looks a little bit more like a pig to me just to me. You know maybe other people disagree But the state did upgrade so when California became a state and joined join the Union in eighteen fifty Later on the flag would change. Now we have the ferocious grizzly right but as our question Asker Kevin Notes. There's a Texas Texas flag Among these flags outside City Hall so why Texas that flag is technically the Republic of Texas flag so also in the mid eighteen hundreds the republic of Texas existed for about ten years. It was its own independent republic recognized by the United States. At the end of that run it became the twenty eighth state but that flag stayed the same. So it's kind of hard to differentiate between the Republic of Texas flag and the State of Texas flag but I'm told by our city's parks and Rec Department that it's the Republic of Texas flag. It just looks exactly the same basic. Aren't you access flick. Okay cool so. The inclusion of you know flags like like the Republic of California and the Republic of Texas. They were kind of odd choices at the time But the people who curated flags for inclusion in the eighteen flags felt they represented important if not sometimes tumultuous points in our country's history flags you know certainly throughout history. There's many examples of when they've been pretty controversial. Are there any other other interesting examples of ones that have been outside our city hall well since you mentioned it. The confederate flag actually flew for a short time outside of San Francisco City Hall. Oh but it was removed shortly after it went up because people protested it was originally part of those eighteen flags that went up in nineteen sixty four and then civil rights groups and others said hey you know we don't want that representing our city. Wow well there's a story that you will not find that Civic Center Plaza these days but you can find details about all the rest of the flags on these little plaque set center at the bottom of each flagpoles can check that out If you can't make it out to Civic Center Plaza you can also head online to bake curious dot org where we will have information about all the eighteen flags that are out there in front of City Hall all right. Well thanks for finding the answer and you're welcome. Our next question comes from a listener. Who didn't want to be recorded? But I can tell you. She's a big history buff during the early days of European settlement in the bay area public. Life centered around the town square. But these days there are dozens and dozens of square scattered all around in San Francisco. Our listener wants to know which was the first public square in the city. And what happened. There we sent reporter Mari Soul Medina Katina to hunt down the answer today. I'm at Portsmouth. Square in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown around here are a lot of GRANDMAS and grandpas playing playing cards. I've heard this is the city's first square which makes sense because it's in the center of everything and the TRANSAMERICA building funding. If literally right across from the park there are some rich. History here at Portsmouth Square but is this the first square for San Francisco to find out. I met historian Christopher pollock before this became the city of San Francisco known as your but Plano and It was occupied first by Spanish and then later by Mexicans pollock told me the plaza was the center of government affairs for the Spanish and Mexican settlers. flers so Portsmouth Square is the first square. It was around before San Francisco became San Francisco and before it even had the name Portsmouth Square. The name would come when the Americans arrived during the Mexican American war that broke out in eighteen. Forty six. It's the two year war that resulted in the US. Acquiring half of Mexico's territory to fulfill. What many Americans believed was there manifest destiny any captain John? Montgomery lands near Portsmouth Square and symbolically raised a flag to signal that the Swiss American Occupation Montgomery went on to rename the square after his ship. The US Portsmouth.
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"city hall" Discussed on The Gravy Train
"You're voting council if you're not doing the mayor for all people and you Mr for to explain to email uh-huh Ford's answer had nothing upbeat it wouldn't aw award was asked the question why the protection football eighty things you.
"city hall" Discussed on The Gravy Train
"Impartially exercise this office to the best of my knowledge and ability was sworn in as mayor of the city of Toronto on December that's no that in all the pre-campaign polls that were conducted before anyone and wasn't even that close and in the days to come there was no shortage of high profile amongst them legendary Canadian hockey broadcaster Donald S Jerry in Jordan drawings it started with an underdog there's no real achievements beyond therefore notable contenders Sarah Thompson Rocco Rossi Joe Pantalone it put him at thirteen percent. The same poll had smitherman leading with forty and frequently in the months to come that he didn't care about polls he didn't have a competent campaign or the infrastructure that goes with it second as rob signed up to run for mayor his campaign lacked the stuff that every of cash they needed to get serious they've always struggled with the strategy side before he came on board rob had a base of really passionate supporters fundraise had a really fun raise had to do voter identification had to get out any stakes we need to put up this many lawn signs this is how many screws we need to put this many stakes notorious and most reviled political operatives and he plays that part you get the sense that his core belief is that politics is a game to win about Nick Strategy Mixed Company called campaign research he introduced himself by saying something like something to the effect of I'm will but not working right that was my thought was the first time I met him and his company started working for the fords they quickly realized they would have their work cut out together and bring in some people who had some semblance of some experience in running oh the season campaign people I mean the fords might have called them elites quote the best political operatives in Toronto we're already working for other candidates.
"city hall" Discussed on Haunted Places
"That she might take her lunch in the shade of Brisbane City Hall's Clock Tower but as the building came into view she could instantly tell that something was wrong mickey sat at the dining room table grimacing at his untouched toast and is ended copy of the Brisbane Courier Mail he could hear the sounds of his wife Elsa moving around their houses only other room trying to get this six children at a bed and dressed for school normally he would have been out the door and halfway to work by now but he'd been particularly slow getting out of bed they'd lost a good man yesterday when the crane had collapsed the fifth accident since construction of the New City Hall had begun Governor Adams had already been breathing dot its neck over the delays but that's just what you got for trying to build in the middle of swamp as well as it paid Mickey was beginning to regret ever taking the job ill swept into the room and bought the site of her husband's sitting at the table she gently reminded him that if he was late for work the governor was liable to start looking for a new foreman then she planted a kiss on the top of his bald head and glided back out of the room shouting a final reminder not to forget his lunch pail again Mickey wasn't sure why his wife is always concerned about him getting enough to eat he could afford to lose a few pounds he pushed away from the table down the last his coffee and toss toast to the dog Mickey Wove through the piles of Red Sandstone and oak lumber massaging the side of his temple with us Tom a sharp pain had been steady league growing behind his left high and that was before this new obstacle had arrived to ruin his day woman was back Mickey spotted her as he reached the edge of the worksite or a solid ground rapidly began to transition to the mud floor of the swamp the aboriginal woman mm stood a few yards away in ankle high water watching the workers with narrowed eyes she wore the same simple khaki front mark and your gray hair was time back with a strip of cloth Mickey removed his work boots and socks and wait it out into the water her until he stood directly in front of the woman her face was lined with creases and wrinkles Mickey had never been able to decide because she was closer to fifty or one hundred years old in as reasonable boys says he could muster Mickey explained that his men would be digging on this land momentarily there would be men and horses and shovels drills it would be dangerous she had to move she just stared at him unblinking the pain behind his eye boomed again infuriating Mickey even more than the woman stare he forced to smile the one he learned through the years of explaining simple construction procedure just stubborn businessmen and politicians still to maintain his composure he explained that the building would be going up whether she liked it or not and if she refused to move herself the city would find some what else to move her at last the woman blinked for a moment Mickey thought she was going to say something but then gaze shifted to peer over his shoulder at something above and beyond him Mickey looked up as the first drops of rain hit his bald scowled and just what he needed more water the storm arrived quicker than Mickey had thought possible he dashed through the work site shouting commands over the howling wind while the men worked furiously to fasten tarps over their equipment and building materials he froze the sound of wood cracking and splintering and turned to see the third crane bending in the wind it was going to fall Mickey race toward the crane grabbing a coil of rope from the ground in calling out for the workers to do the same as they reached it they hurled the ropes over the wooden beams working quickly to tie down the teetering scaffold Mickey heard someone shout it's name and turned to find his waterlog beating leader rushing up he said that one of his men had spotted a woman out in the swamp the water level was rising quickly the pain and skull pounded angrily.
"city hall" Discussed on Haunted Places
"Brisbane or Brizzi as it's known to locals is the third just city in Australia and the state capital of Queensland located on the country's eastern edge between the Sunshine Coast and the Gold Coast the city he's home to a subtropical climate and experiences warm to hot weather for the majority of the year trips Brisbane include activities such as snorkeling strolls along the Brisbane River's South Bank and hikes up Mt Kuta named after the aboriginal word for honey you probably wouldn't expect the Sunny City to be a prime location for ghost hunting but Brisbane is home to more than its fair share of haunted locales and foremost among these is the iconic downtown landmark that is almost synonymous with the city itself Brisbane City Hall the long rectangular red brick building lined with imposing Corinthian pillars Brisbane City Hall has been a point of pride for Queensland apple ever since its completion nineteen thirty the building's construction lasted ten years and cost approximately nine hundred eighty thousand Australian POW more than eighty one million Australian dollars today at three hundred feet high the imposing clock tower that rises from its center was the tallest building in Brisbane for nearly four decades but while its outer appearances nothing to scoff at the interior of the building is where it really leash shines the main foyer houses vaulted ceilings and a grand marble staircase imported from Italy Belgium and south Wales in addition to being the seat of local government the city hall has long been a focal point of public life in Brisbane earning it the moniker the the people's place since its grand opening it has been host to countless music performances local dances and all manner of cultural events it's it's guests include Queen Elizabeth the second and the rolling stones and according to local legend it also happens to be haunted by not one but four ghosts the first of these spectres resides in Brisbane city halls most visible feature it's central Oh clock tower the observation deck on the top floor provides a three hundred sixty degree view of the city the view has changed significantly over the decades as skyscrapers in other modern structures emerged around it but through all this time the means of `accessing the platform has remained the same name the oldest working manual crank elevator it Australia but those who ride won't be alone they'll be a company of one night who's been writing the elevator for almost ninety years breath George Pied Open the door to the control panel and stared at the mess of melted wires he let out a grown of despair it already had to repair the same elevator five times in as many weeks Brisbane City Hall wasn't even scheduled to open for business for another two months so it couldn't have been operated more than a dozen times at most he simply couldn't understand what kept causing it to break down but complaining about it was isn't doing him any good so George rolled-up sleeves and got to work two hours later George wiped his grease covered hands on the pants coveralls and slammed the control panel shut rather than simply install another fuse he decided to rewire the entire thing from the chart if that didn't fix the problem well it or not chinks it George crossed fingers and flipped the power switch a grin spread across his face as the motor chug to life so far so good but the next part would be the real test George placed his hand on the crank and slowly turned it from the one position to to as expected the elevator began to rise George breathed a sigh of relief as it travelled from the first to the second floor he pull the crank further all the way to the final position the cage continue to rise passing the third floor and then the engine sputtered and died the elevator ground to a halt coming to a stop midway between the third and fourth floors George Kirstein Taurus bread breath and kicked the Mesh cage of the lift in frustration he glanced up something was moving above him barely visible through the roof of the cage a dark shape said huddled on top of the elevator he reached for the Claw Hammer protruding from it toolbag he'd been taught not to hold a grudge against any of God's creatures but if this critter was responsible for all the lifts troubles it had to go keep pushed open the hatch and peered out into the darkness of the elevator shaft. Whatever he had seen crouched in the corner was gone but George wasn't one to give a beasley he clambered out of the lift cage onto the mesh roof leading the Hatch Shut behind him he looked around but there was still no sign of the creature the elevator shuttered began to rise as the engine roared to life startled George dropped to his knees and reach to open the trap door he jumped back in surprise as human fingers reached up through the truth they seized the rungs of the hatch and pulled it shut again George pulled out the trap door you're with all his might but it wouldn't budge and the elevator was arising gaining speed with every moment george looked over out there to see the ceiling hurtling toward him his nose Dong as it took in the puget smoke pouring from the worrying gears and Large Spinning pulley system that crew effort closer there was no stopping as progress is only other option would be to fling themselves down the elevator shaft something he could not bring himself to do George made a silent prayer he hoped he wouldn't feel the impact as the ceiling came rushing at him George let out of final screen before his body was crushed I against the unyielding stone.
"city hall" Discussed on WJR 760
"City hall office of Taylor mayor, Rick so LARs a team of agents started the started the right around ten thirty this morning outside of Seoul. Ours home US attorney, Matthew Schneider confirmed federal agents were executing a search warrant a bureau spokeswoman confirmed that mayor solar house was being searched. And that no arrests were made. So LARs Forty-five was elected mayor of the downriver community in two thousand and thirteen following two terms on the city council and a private career as a partner of three Romulus base manufacturing companies mayor Solaar has not been charged with a crime Berkeley residents will have the opportunity to tell city leaders if they approve of retail marijuana locations in their town. Voters in Berkeley approve recreational marijuana in November. But city officials want to hear from residents themselves as whether they'd like to see businesses openly selling pot in their town. Long-term planning care. We need to have our decisions made locally prior to the state starting to issue licenses when in doubt go to the residents mad Baumgarten spoke to channel seven the meeting begins at six thirty at city hall. A preliminary examination scheduled for a Detroit man accused of attacking a school bus driver. Here's WJR's. Gene fogel. Trae nine year old Sean Clark has been charged with salt and robbery. Authorities say the sixty three year old bus driver was driving the bus with children inside at the time had Asbury park and diversity at about three thirty in the afternoon of January twenty fifth. He apparently drove to close to a car knocked side mirror off Clark. And another man then jumped on the bus beat up the driver, then fled on foot with this property that second man is still being shot. Gene, Fogel, WJR news. Roger stone might have his bail revoked after he posted a graphic on social media that has since been taken down. Bob Constantini, explains. That the unusually unspoken stone was trying to make the point of the judge in his criminal case was Hanson. Elected by special counsel, Robert Muller. There was a gag order in place, but that did not stop sometimes Trump political adviser Roger stone from posting an Instagram picture, featuring the judge in his pending criminal case with an image similar to a rifle cross hair behind her. So judge Amy Berman Jackson has ordered stone to appear Thursday to show why his bail should not be revoked stone has apologized for the posting which he says came from a conservative group showing the symbol. That is also used for places where large sheets of paper or photos can be cropped stone claims it's been misinterpreted. He faces seven counts of lying to congress and witness tampering. Bob Costantini, the White House. Justice Ruth, Bader Ginsburg is back at work. Corespondent, Jessica Schneider. Was there Justice Ginsburg back on the bench for the first time since early December? She actually missed oral arguments for the first time.
"city hall" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Has workers at city hall on edge tonight after at least one employee came down with a dangerous disease. The office of council woman. Monica. Rodriguez shared this video showing a mouse scurrying across the floor typhus is typically transmitted through fleas infected by rodents. There have been many reports of rats at other critters running rampant through city hall. The city employees was diagnosed with the bacterial disease back in November. She believes she was infected at work and refuses to return to the job until city hall east. Is thoroughly fumigated. I was so sick. I thought it was going to die who thinks of typhus. I think of typhus is something that I read about in history books symptoms of typhus include fever chills and severe rashes extreme cases can be deadly. There were one hundred forty two confirmed cases of typhus in LA county last year. No mention that the rats have to eat the feces and the food in the garbage that the vagrants leave. Outside city hall somehow. It's just what do you think the typhus comes from? Where do you think the bacteria comes from the rats don't manufacture the bacteria? The fleas don't manufacture the bacteria with the way. The news report was worded. Oh, there's rats, and there's mice and there's fleas. But at least they didn't run with the city's cover explanation that it was the building next door being torn down right at released the road who have the typhus with their fleets. Who else? Do we play channel seven? Let's play cut number one. Rats feeding on dumped garbage just blocks from city hall and skid row, contributing to the growing problem typhus that's now made its way to the historic city hall building at the center of Los Angeles. Now, a possible threat to the public and those that work inside city council president or west and making motion to remove all carpet from city hall and the adjacent city hall east after discovering the disease those who work in downtown are very concerned bad enough that we have people that are spreading germs. Replace got city workers to little unsanitary typhus is a.
"city hall" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And all the other ephemera that gets sent to these sites and i the city tried to hold it at city hall and it filled up city hall eventually they ended up moving it into a small airplane hangar and it filled up the airplane hangar in the city to know to deal with it so the connecticut state library treated very small selection that went into their archive but the majority of it was incinerated i met a resident of new town y'all marino who had took it upon herself to photograph and document every single artifact though sentences town before it was burned so she created an online archive which is really beautiful called embracing newtown but the city they designated it sacred soil the ash that was a product of this nation and now lives beneath city hall in the end what do you want people to understand about this one thing that it's it's complicated because i see people really trying to connect to these tragedies but at the same time the takeaway from this work i hope is to realize the inadequacy of that response and that we take accountability for how we behave in the aftermath of these mass shootings that sending condolence cards while they do means something it's not enough and that our political response is not enough you know and that was what i was hoping would be the takeaway is there a particular photo in the book that sticks with you an image or one of these.
"city hall" Discussed on Remso Republic
"By the end of the day we were branded chee bagger in its stock now i don't know who's why anyone would think it was funny to to label families with the derogatory sexual term but the communications director of the unit indy at a democratic party at that time thought that was funny uh i have documentation of that in fact for your your listeners who who uh are on twitter if you go to at spank city hall under my mama's in at spanked city hall you can find all kinds of source documentation of the regional tea party founding i documented everything very carefully i had a blog all of the bloggers in town at that time documented what was going on with the indiana cheap party on and then by the end of the year so we won the election in november of those seven you know the biggest election upset in the history of the state of indiana and by the end of the year uh i received the country's first in national tea party prize awarded by this sam adams alliance and foundation out of chicago i only this year found out that they were funded by the cook brothers they never all the cheered so the coq brothers stood give me five thousand dollars but i did no who they were and so we we had massive victory and i wanna say to that at that time that was the year breitbart started and i i don't know that i did this consciously unconsciously i harnessed culture and that's what made the difference andrew breitbart said the politics is downstream from culture.
"city hall" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Spends the rest of his life scuttling up and down the dark into alleys of the rush in city searching for what he will never find a single moment that had happened i came back here when it was too dark to look anymore and i called martha in montreal out those are the days when longdistance still cost money and picked up the phone and call her and i said baby darling i've lost the suit trousers and i explained her way it happened and she registered the full tragedy of the event and she said have you look in the park because she it somehow hatched a theory that the central park was sort of like the island of misfit toys that somehow all discarded clothes ended up in the park it was a brilliant but desperate and mistaken hypothesis i never found the suit trousers no matter how hard i looked never found them and when a couple of weeks later we went down to city hall to be married i wore the jacket of that suit and the same kind of black chains that you see me in tonight to be married it the onestop we made on our trip home in the subway are honeymoon from city hall was at colony records to by the sheet music of the blue room so at least we could have that is a talisman of our enchantment and put it up here on the wall the lyric that began we'll share a blue room the new room to room it was about four weeks later when we were sitting here one night working when we heard of hobbled out in the street on a warm early winter night we went up to find out what was happening and it turned out to john lennon had been shot just across the park the other side of the park that night and that inflation of those two moments one trivial in one unimaginably tragic nonetheless opened to me for the first time the reality that is our don't life the reality of the constant treasury and unreliability of events and particularly of the.