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ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

China's lack of public space leads to discord over dances

3/26/2015

  • ABC News

A lack of public space in large Chinese cities, including Beijing, is prompting senior citizens to hold informal dances in apartment courtyards and plazas. Neighbors have complained about noise, and t… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Dispatcher raises money to buy medical kits for K-9s

3/24/2015

  • KAAL-TV (Austin, Minn.)

Minnesota dispatcher JoEllen Kimmel is raising money to buy medical kits designed to aid canine first responders. Kimmel started the project after hearing that a K-9 dog had died of an allergic reacti… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Denver park will be made ADA compliant

3/26/2015

  • Denver Post, The

Confluence Park in Denver is undergoing a $4.2 million renovation to meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards. "We're going to be putting in new pedestrian and bike ramps. They're kind of a zigz… Read More

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