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Antioch City Council Agrees to Appoint Con Johnson as City Manager

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council voted in closed session to appoint Con Johnson as the next city manager for the City of Antioch. The appointment comes in a split 3-2 vote with Mayor Lamar Thorpe and councilmembers Tamisha Torres-Walker and Monica Wilson in support with Mayor Pro Tem Mike Barbanica and councilmember Lori Ogorchock dissenting.
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Mayor Darrell Steinberg responds in wake of deadly 24 hours in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento Mayor Darrel Steinberg addressed the latest wave of violence in Sacramento that led to four deaths in the past 24 hours. The mayor acknowledged the tragedies that have occurred and resulted in the loss of numerous lives. He and other city officials continue to voice their assurances of safety in Sacramento’s Downtown and Midtown areas -- despite these deadly and high profile, yet seemingly isolated, incidents.
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Conflicting Accounts Pepper Public Debate on Glenbrook Redevelopment Before Oct. 3 Vote

STAMFORD – Jamie D’Agostino, an entrepreneur, says his plan for the Glenbrook Community Center “has been pretty much dismissed.”. Michael Thomas, a pastor, says he’d like a chance to amplify his vision for the center, and he’ll “be praying about the vote on Oct. 3,” when the Board of Representatives will decide the fate of the city building, which Mayor Caroline Simmons wants to sell to a housing developer.

Clark County auditor candidates square off at candidate forum

Auditor Greg Kimsey and opponent Brett Simpson each participate in Monday forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Clark County. The candidates for Clark County auditor on the Nov. 8 general election ballot met for a candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Clark County Monday at the Vancouver Community Library.
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Kansas politicians react to New York mayor’s ‘no brand’ comment

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Politicians, as well a Kansas sports team and even Eric Stonestreet all had something to say about New York Mayor Eric Adams’s comment about Kansas having no brand. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, Adams held a news conference about his recent trip to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic in the aftermath […]
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Cook County Clerk calls on veterans to be election workers

Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough, whose office runs elections in suburban Cook County, is calling on military veterans to sign up as election judges and poll workers in the Nov. 8 Gubernatorial Election. “We have a serious shortage of judges and poll workers,” Clerk Yarbrough said during a press conference...

Nicholas County Sheriff joins the Republican Party

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Sheriff of Nicholas County has changed his political party affiliation. Nicholas County Sheriff William Nunley II joined the Republican Executive Committee of Nicholas County on Tuesday to announce his political party switch from Democrat to Republican. Nunley was joined by Republican chairwoman Benjean...

NYC mayor’s remarks draw pushback from Kansans

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday made remarks that are drawing pushback from Kansans. Adams said on a recent trip overseas, he was welcomed and accepted because people were familiar with the brand of New York City, something he said, Kansas lacks. After hearing...