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Joyce M. Kelly

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Boston

Mayor Thomas Menino

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Talk of the town

Dallas' Internet site slogan brazenly declares 'Dallas, the city that works: vibrant, diverse, progressive.'

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Atlanta

Mayor Bill Campbell

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Seattle

Mayor Paul Schell

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Dallas

Mayor Ron Kirk

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Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley

Making health care 'smarter'

The Western Governors' Association's Health Passport is designed

States find cards a smart solution for health care

The Western Governors' Association has gotten 'smart.'

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NYC agency finds digital maps worth the wait

It took a division of the Department of Environmental Protection a decade to transform paper water-main maps into an electronic system

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Grand Rapids Media Center

At Grand Rapids, Mich.'s hightech Community Media Center, apple pickers' children produce short films on 'Breaking the Cycle of Migrant Workers,' area residents design World Wide Web pages, and nonprofit groups receive technical training.

Oakland Fights Poverty with Network PCs

Janet Patterson, a 30year resident of the Acorn housing development in western Oakland, Calif., has spent a lot of time rallying against drugs and crime in her impoverished waterfront community. As president of the Acorn Residents Council, she admits the complex has been criticized over the years