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Broward agrees to Uber's demand, pushes friendly law forward

The company retreated from Broward County this summer, refusing to offer its service here under the regulations commissioners had passed. Uber is wrangling with leaders in Palm Beach and Miami-Dade co... read more

CNN Washington AM Note

CNN: Parties still talking ... approves expanded background checks on gun sales A Senate committee approved legislation on Tuesday that would expand background checks covering all U.S. firearms sales, ... read more

A gay GOP candidate’s struggle to steer clear of the culture wars

Clay Cope, 54, the first selectman of this quiet lake community of 3,694, got into the race for Congress at the urging of Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton ... a process that would require a background chec... read more

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St. John's city council OKs having Jiffy Cabs join Neighbourhood Watch

Joe Gibbons The City of St. John’s is welcoming Jiffy Cabs into the Neighbourhood Watch program with open arms. “I think this is a great idea,” said Mayor Danny ... Stapleton said the cab company has ... read more

St. Louis taxi companies fight anti-tech perception

As ride-hailing services push to enter the St. Louis market, their supporters often paint the taxi industry as slow to adapt to modern technology. It’s a perception that local cab companies ... Highwa... read more

Vancouver the only NHL city without ride-hailing, Canucks owner vents

He called on the province to listen ... in by 2020…" CTV's St. John Alexander asked. "Come after me," Horgan said. Yeah sure. Let’s bring it in. But they better pay the same fees as taxis. Commercial ... read more


RANDY KELLY, FORMER MAYOR, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA: This November, George W. Bush has my endorsement for president of the United States. SCHNEIDER: The only problem -- Kelly's a Democrat. And John ... on ... read more

Selley: Toronto's push for handgun ban in wake of shooting is a simplistic distraction

No one demanded Mayor John Tory explain why the city’s sidewalks weren’t protected by concrete bollards, or that they be installed forthwith. No one suggested mandatory background checks for renting . ... read more

Illegal guns sourced in Canada are surging, compared to those smuggled from the U.S.

Mayor John Tory said domestic ... Although it is still unknown how the man behind Sunday’s mass shooting obtained the gun, Lee added that Bill C-71 would allow for more detailed background checks that ... read more


Check ... of background, the white officers were accused in the beating of a biracial man. City officials are looking for, perhaps, federal prosecutors to step in? MILBURN: I think so. I think a lot o... read more

The Uber Effect: How the 'sharing economy' has shaken Ottawa's taxi industry

At Queen’s Park, Ottawa South MPP John Fraser ... for background checks, insurance and vehicle inspections. Uber is not against sensible regulation, he says, but does not want to be governed by old ta... read more

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